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Curtain falls on Federer and Nadal ultimate rivalry

When we think about Rafa vs Federer, we think elegance vs swagger, endurance vs aggression. The contrasting playing styles of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal has played a vital part in determining the competitiveness of their rivalry, Nadal with his heavy topspin centred ground strokes at the clay courts against Federer’s single-handed backhands at grass courts, it felt like they were destined to do this forever.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Djokovic wishes his farewell to be 'special' like Federer's

Novak Djokovic said he wants his biggest rivals to be by his side when he brings the curtain down on his career, much like Roger Federer's emotional goodbye to the game last week.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Curtain falls on Federer and Nadal ultimate rivalry

When we think about Rafa vs Federer, we think elegance vs swagger, endurance vs aggression. The contrasting playing styles of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal has played a vital part in determining the competitiveness of their rivalry, Nadal with his heavy topspin centred ground strokes at the clay courts against Federer’s single-handed backhands at grass courts, it felt like they were destined to do this forever.

May 17, 2017
May 17, 2017

Federer to skip French Open

Roger Federer has pulled out of this month's French Open as he feels he needs to avoid playing on clay this season in order to prolong his career, the 18-times grand slam champion said on Monday.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

'Playing Rafa would be unreal'

Roger Federer made it as clear as he politely could that he would welcome the chance to renew his epic rivalry with Rafa Nadal, who plays Grigor Dimitrov in the second semifinal today, as he chases his 18th grand slam title.

January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017

Nadal praises new generation

Rafael Nadal says the emergence of a new generation is just what tennis needs, while welcoming back old foe Roger Federer to help him keep them at bay.

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

Crowd key as Murray, Federer aim for final

Home star Andy Murray and sentimental favourite Roger Federer will look to the Centre Court crowd on Friday to roar them into the Wimbledon final.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Djokovic, Federer drawn for semi-final clash

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and seven-time winner Roger Federer are drawn to meet in the semi-finals of this year's Wimbledon which starts on Monday.

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

Federer reaches crossroads at Wimbledon

Fifteen years after famously stunning Pete Sampras at Wimbledon, seven-time champion Roger Federer returns to the All England Club with his career at a crossroads and his confidence at crisis point.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

‘Being part of the Fed/Rafa era a career booster’

The moment Novak Djokovic accepted that being part of the Roger Federer/Rafael Nadal era was a chance, not a curse, everything improved for him. After winning his first French Open title, world's number one tennis player holds all four grand slams at the same time.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

Djokovic, Federer in race to be first $100m man

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are poised to become the first $100 million men in tennis in 2016, in a gripping sub-plot to the new Grand Slam season.