FWOTD #11: macarons

The macaron is a traditional french pastry, made of egg whites, almond power and sugar. Macarons come in a wide variety of flavors, from chocolate, to raspberry or even foie gras. Its origin is quite unknown, but it may have been brought to France from Italy in 1533 by Catherine di Medici and her pastry […]

French Open live coverage: Nadal vs Melzer

Who will be Soderling’s opponent in final? Nadal or Melzer? Follow our live coverage here on Tennis Buzz. World No. 2 Nadal takes a 2-0 head-to-head record into his match against the 29-year-old Melzer. Nadal conceded just four games in each of their previous two meetings, in the quarter-finals of the Beijing Olympics and last […]

Hey Nadal, will you marry me?

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2009 Davis Cup: Nadal defeats Berdych 7-5 6-0 6-2

Nadal was again a huge part of Spain’s Davis Cup title in 2008, with 2 victories against the United States in the semifinals. But he missed the finals against Argentina due to knee injury. In the absence of world number one Nadal, Ferrer, Lopez and Verdasco upset the title favorites and captured Spain’s third Davis […]

Nadal – Djokovic rivalry

Their rivalry was listed as the third best rivalry of the past decade by the ATP, behind Federer-Nadal (of course) and Sampras-Agassi (kinda weird because they only met 6 times in the 00’s ). In just over 6 years, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic already met 32 times (Federer and Nadal “only” met 28 times […]

2009 Madrid SF: Nadal defeats Djokovic 3-6 7-6(5) 7-6(9)

This match is without a doubt the best ATP match played in 2009. Nadal had a tremenduous start of the year with wins at the Australian Open, Indian Wells, Barcelona, Monte Carlo and Rome. He seemed unbeatable on clay and was the clear favorite to win a record fifth consecutive Roland Garros title. But things […]