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][/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 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 […]

2000 Wimbledon Final: Pete Sampras defeats Pat Rafter

One year earlier, Sampras had beaten his archrival Agassi in final, and equalled Emerson’s record of 12 Grand Slam singles titles. He was expected to break the record in front of the US crowd, but had to withdraw just a few days before the 99 Us Open due to a back injury. Beaten in the […]

Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych roads to the final

Berdych’s road to the final: Round Opponent Score R1 Andrey Golubev 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-2 R2 Benjamin Becker 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 R3 Denis Istomin 6-7(1), 7-6(5), 6-7(8),6-3, 6-4 R4 Daniel Brands 4-6, 7-6(1), 7-5, 6-3 QF Roger Federer 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 SF Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-6(9), 6-3 Nadal’s road to the final: Round Opponent Score […]