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The Swiss and Spanish renaissance: A year to remember for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

They won all four Grand Slam titles between them and will end the year as world number one and two. What a 12 months it has been for the 36-year-old Swiss and 31-year-old Spaniard. 1,122 more words

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A Year to Remember for Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal has called an end to a stellar year that has seen him add two Grand Slams to his tally as well as reclaim the top spot of the world rankings. 101 more words

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Roland Garros: Day 5 - Every Point (June 2012)

As we get to the business end of the French Open it gives me great pleasure to say that our boys are still alive and kicking…It is not what both players wanted, they would of course want to be in the singles as well as the doubles, but what they maybe don’t quite realise yet is that to gain the experience of playing deep in a slam either singles or doubles will be invaluable to their development and is all experienced ‘banked’. 576 more words

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Roland Garros: Day 2 - Preparation (June 2012)

You may recall me writing a blog about the great man himself Roger Federer back in January. STA Access Player Liam Broady was fortunate enough to ‘warm’ him up for his match. 500 more words

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Roland-Garros Kid's Day

Once a year I like to make my little cousin Mano discover something new (My First time trick-or-treating) and this year, I took him to the Roland-Garros Kid’s Day with his buddy Matt. 218 more words

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Little hot shot Ryder lobs into Australian Open

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Alicia Molik

Memoirs of France - Roland Garros - French Open Tennis - Live

I’m amongst the biggest fans of tennis there is in the world!

So, naturally a pilgrimage to the 4 Grand Slams has to be completed in my lifetime! 538 more words

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