• Roger Federer, Wimbledon 2017

    Nike celebrates Federer’s 8th Wimbledon title

    Roger Federer defeated an injured Marin Cilic in straight sets 6-3 6-1 6-4, to win a record eight Wimbledon title, his 19th overall. To honor his victory grace, Nike is releasing a limited number of all-white NIKELAB Oscillate Evolve RF shoes (the style pays homage to 1997’s Tinker Hatfield-designed Nike Air Oscillate, which is one […]

  • Andy Murray, Wimbledon 2015

    Wimbledon 2017 coverage

    Three weeks after the victories of Jelena Ostapenko and Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros, all players have their eyes turned to the grass courts of Wimbledon. With the absences of Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, the women’s draw is once again wide open, while Roger Federer is the big favorite for the title in the […]

  • Goran Ivanisevic and Pat Rafter, Wimbledon 2001

    Wimbledon 2001: People’s final

    The story of the unforgettable final between Goran Ivanisevic and Pat Rafter – played on a Monday – told by former Wimbledon Referee Alan Mills. Extract form Alan Mills autobiography, Lifting the covers The atmosphere on Centre Court that day was as good as, better perhaps, than on the People’s Sunday ten years earlier. Some […]

  • Serena and Venus Williams, Wimbledon 2000

    Wimbledon 2000: did dad call the shots?

    Extract from Tennis’s strangest matches by Peter Seddon: Despite overcast skies on most days, Wimbledon’s Millenium Championships proved the brightest for some time as story after story made the headlines. None was more hype than the semifinal between sisters Venus and Serena Williams, the first ever occasion on which sisters had met for a place […]

  • Pat Cash, Wimbledon 1987

    Wimbledon 1987: Pat Cash defeats Ivan Lendl

    Extract from Pat Cash’s autobiography Uncovered: I felt good when I walked onto court. Lendl and I had just been standing in opposite corners of the corridor, but we hadn’t spoken. I didn’t want to wish him good luck or anything else insincere. The weather was sweltering. Somebody said it was close to 100 degrees […]

  • Wimbledon queue

    Wimbledon Queue 101

    Is the Queue the only way to buy Wimbledon tickets? No. There are a few more options: four ways to get tickets: ballots, Ticketmaster, hospitality packages and debenture tickets. Read more here: How to get Wimbledon tickets, How to get last minute Wimbledon tickets. Where is The Queue? The easiest way to get to Wimbledon […]

  • Wimbledon 2016

    How to get last minute Wimbledon tickets

    The majority of Wimbledon tickets are reserved for the public ballots (read more about Wimbledon ballots here). Don’t worry if you had no luck with the ballot or didn’t take part, you still have a few options left. The Queue A limited number of tickets are available daily for Centre Court, No.1 Court and No.2 […]

  • Rafa and Toni Nadal, Roland Garros 2017

    Reactions to Rafael Nadal’s Roland Garros victory

    Sponsors, past champions and current players took to twitter to congratulate Rafa for his incredible Decima. Check out a few of their reactions: Sponsors One is difficult. Two is impressive. Ten is Rafa. @rafaelnadal pic.twitter.com/658sRtVbbE — Nike (@Nike) June 11, 2017 A stunning performance by @rafaelnadal! Congratulations on your well-earned 10th Roland Garros victory ? […]

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2006 French Open: Nadal defeats Paul Henri Mathieu 5–7, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

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 […]

2006 Rome F: Nadal defeats Federer 6-7(0) 7-6(5) 6-4 2-6 7-6(5)

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 […]

Rafa’s playing style

Rafa Nadal: “My game is to play with the rallies. I don’t want to play serve and volley or serve and one shot or ace. Everybody has to know that. My game is to play with intensity, play good rhythm all the time, and try to play long times without having mistakes.” Forehand: His heavy […]

Nadal-Federer rivalry

One of the greatest (if not the greatest) all time tennis rivalry. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal provide us some spectacular, intense and emotional tennis each time they play. Everyone remember their epic 2008 Wimbledon final of course. What’s your favorite Nadal-Federer match? You can click the column to sort the table: No. Year Tournament […]

2005 French Open SF: Nadal defeats Federer 6-3 4-6 6-3 6-4

Rafa won in 4 sets and qualified for his first Grand Slam final. He won the title after a hard fought battle against Mariano Puerta in 4 sets 6-7(6) 6-3 6-1 7-5.

2005 French Open, third round: Nadal defeats Gasquet 6-4 6-3 6-2

One month after their semi final in Monte Carlo, Gasquet and Nadal met in the third round of Roland Garros. An easy win for Nadal: 6-4 6-3 6-2.