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 […]

Bring back the sleeveless!

Do you prefer Rafa: with sleeves or sleeveless?

Time force commercial with Rafa and Pau Gasol #3

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2008 French Open Final: Nadal defeats Federer 6-1 6-3 6-0

4th French Open title for Rafa, who crashed Federer 6-1 6-3 6-0 in 1 hour and 48 minutes. Check out the whole match below:

2007 French Open final: Nadal defeats Federer 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-4

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 […]