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58. Shifting Sands, Crumbling Clay

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There is a disturbance in the force. On the clay of Roland Garros. The King has fallen.

Rafael Nadal has fallen to the racquet of Novak Djokovic, the undisputed King of Clay defeated by the undisputed World Number One. 533 altre parole


Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros - a Quiz

Rafael Nadal and Roland Garros Men’s tennis have been synonymous with each other over last 10 years.
How much of Rafa at RG do you know ? 1.066 altre parole

Rafa Roundup: Why Robin Soderling will be happy if Rafael Nadal loses again at French Open?


Rafael Nadal has made a habit of winning almost everything in sight on the clay, but this year, he hasn’t played up to his standards. 655 altre parole

Rafael Nadal

Should Hawkeye be used on clay?

Playing in his last U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship before a scheduled retirement at the 2016 Australian Open, Lleyton Hewitt lost his first-round match to Go Soeda 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3 on Tuesday. 133 altre parole

Rafael Nadal

Away from the spotlight

Last time I said most stories are of players – here I mean active players. I also said sometimes I read stories of retired players. In my opinion, there’re always stories on those who are not in the media conference rooms and away from the spotlight, temporarily or permanently. 360 altre parole


Hej hej, tennis i Sverige

Nordic countries have neither long histories nor the most competitive active players, Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark excluded. But surprise! Several world class tennis players come from Sweden. 348 altre parole


Some Thoughts on the 2014 French Open

Another year, another fortnight of clay-court magic at Roland Garros . . .

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to catch more than a few of the matches. 560 altre parole