Fernando Verdasco “El Poder de la Roja” (with Xavi & David Villa)

During the Davis Cup final last year, Adidas had a campaign featuring Fernando Verdasco, and some players of La Roja, the Spanish national football team. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8LckInp_Hk[/youtube] I guess tonight Verdasco, Nadal and co will all be in front of their TV to watch the World Cup semifinal between Spain and Germany. And in case you […]

Serena Williams on the cover of Sports Illustrated

Love her, hate her. She’s the best ever Is Wertheim on crack or what? Ever heard of Steffi Graf or Martina Navratilova? What do you think? Is Serena the best ever?

Serena Williams Gatorade commercial: Serena queen of aces

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLeCcS15N7E[/youtube] Serena set the record for numbers of aces by a woman at Wimbledon: 89 in 7 matches!

Rafael Nadal’s winning secret? His grandmother’s cake

Interesting article by the Wall Street Journal about world number Rafael Nadal‘s training regimen and diet. Rafa’s fitness team consists of 3 people: his doctor Angel Ruiz Cotorro, Manacor based gym teacher Joan Forcades, and his physio Rafael Maymo. Dr. Cotorro describes Nadal as a “very special athlete”, who “mixes the explosive pace of a […]

Rafael Nadal Nike ad

Different surface. Same result.

Rafael Nadal wins his 2nd Wimbledon crown, his 8th Grand Slam title

Rafa dominated from first point on and defeated Tomas Berdych in straight sets 6-3 7-5 6-4. The win gave him an eighth career major title just past the age of 24. Nadal joins a list of greats that includes Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry and Ken Rosewall. Just 5 players won more […]