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.

2005 Monte Carlo SF: Nadal defeats Gasquet 6-7(6), 6-4, 6-3

5 years ago, many tennis insiders thought Nadal and Gasquet would fight for Grand Slam titles and the number one ranking. Since his young age Richard Gasquet was touted as an extremely promising prospect. At 9, he was on the cover of the french Tennis Magazine. At 15, he made his debut on the ATP […]

Time force commercial with Rafa and Pau Gasol #1

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2004 Davis Cup: Nadal defeats Roddick 6-7(6) 6-2 7-6(6) 6-2

Probably the match which really launched Nadal‘s pro career. Playing his first full season on the ATP Tour, Nadal won his first title in Sopot, Poland and was one of only four players to beat Roger Federer. He made his Davis Cup debut in the first round of Davis Cup 2004 against Czech Republic, losing […]