Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! It was another memorable evening for me at the BNP Paribas Open. Last night’s Roger Federer practice is probably my second favorite encounter with him since I started attending the tournament in 2008 — my favorite being the time in 2014 when he walked […]
Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! Participated in the WTA Draw Ceremony with 2009 BNP Paribas Open Champion Jelena Jankovic and 17-year-old rising star CiCi Bellis. The NextGenATP players are here to help with the draw and so am I at the BNP Paribas Open. Taylor Fritz, Daniil Medvedev, Borna […]
The first Slam of the season ended with the impressive victories of Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Let’s say good bye to Australian Open 2017 with these beautiful pictures. Thanks a lot to Edward for sharing his photos.
With his 5-set victory in the final of the Australian Open over Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer claims an 18th Slam title, his first since 2012. In celebration of Federer’s latest achievement, NIKELAB introduces its first signature performance collection. The NikeCourt x RF Men’s Tennis Polo and Short is available at nike.com in Gym Red, Binary […]
In celebration of Serena Williams’ history-making 23rd Slam title, NikeCourt and Jordan Brand present two color versions of the exclusive women’s NikeCourt Flare. Additionally, the celebratory pack includes the AJ1 SW collaboration, complete with Serena’s personal logo on the tongue and heel. The NikeCourt x Jordan Brand commemorative box is adorned with Jordan’s iconic Jumpman […]
Who would have thought we would see these two immense champions face each other in a Grand Slam final again? Rafael Nadal’s road to the final I never dreamed to be back in the final of the Australian Open. It’s a very special thing for both of us to be playing again in a major […]
Serena and Venus will meet on Saturday in ninth all-Williams Grand Slam final. Serena will hit the court wearing the NikeCourt Dry dress: Shop Serena Williams’ look. Follow our Australian Open coverage.
17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, who faces Stan Wawrinka in the semifinal of the Australian Open, wears the NIKECOURT RF ADVANTAGE polo and the NikeCourt 7″ Flex Tennis Short: Shop Federer’s look. Follow our Australian Open coverage.
Nadal had (again) a successful clay-court campaign in 2007, winning Monte Carlo and Rome Masters Series, Barcelona tournament, before losing to Roger Federer in the final of Hamburg Masters Series. This loss ended Rafa’s record of 81 consecutive wins on clay. But he rebounded from this defeat and only lost one set (to Federer) en […]
Everyone expected a Federer-Nadal final. But lucky loser Guillermo Canas ended Federer’s 41 matchs unbeaten streak in the 2nd round, just 5 short of Guillermo Vilas’ record of 46 straight victories. Canas defeated Federer again one week later in Miami and made it to the finals where he lost to… Djokovic. After straight sets wins […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdhaZMTTh7U[/youtube] Me thinks Rafa doesn’t seem comfortable at all, and they have like zero chemistry. What do you think of the video?
One of Nadal’s most memorable match in Roland Garros. After two straight sets victories over Robin Soderling and Kevin Kim, Rafa met french clay-court specialist Paul Henri Mathieu (PHM) in the third round of 2006 French Open. Born and raised in Strasbourg, PHM trained for 3 years at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. Junior French […]
Nadal had established himself as the King of Clay by winning his first French Open in 2005. Two weeks before this Rome final Federer had lost to Nadal at the Monte Carlo Masters series. At the time, the Rafa-Fed rivalry was just peaking, and some tennis analysts like Carillo thought Nadal would just be another […]