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Nadal's Conquest of Federer's Hometown Tournament Begins!

Rafa Nadal began his conquest of Basel with a resounding 6-2 6-2 victory over Italian qualifier Simone Bolleli. The victory is the first of five that Nadal will need to take home the title possibly against Federer in the final. 59 more words

Year End No. 1 Scenarios

The debate has been heating up lately as to whether or not Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have enough time to catch Novak Djokovic in the race to finish year end no. 1,003 more words



I am unwritten, can’t read my mind, I’m undefined
I’m just beginning, the pen’s in my hand, ending unplanned

–Lyrics by Natasha Bedingfield

It’s been a few days since… 1,163 more words

Nadal Skipping London due to Appendix Removal

Just read an article and tried to understand a video clip (it was in Catalan or however his native language is called) on Nadal’s decision to remove his appendix before the World Tour Finals in London this year in November. 197 more words


The Roger Federer we saw in shanghai this week was a different one than we are used to seeing. You would not see him arguing with chair umpire at any point in the match let alone at the start of the match. 358 more words


Tennis: A Personal History

I planned to try to avoid writing too much from a personal perspective on here, although my opinions crop up frequently. However, I saw this post… 1,233 more words


Shanghai Showcase Sunday!

The Shanghai Rolex Masters crowned a new champion on Sunday when world #3 Roger Federer appearing in his second final here took on Gilles Simon, who is appearing in his first.  540 more words