"That's why I ended up not practicing very much with Rafa and Novak" - Roger Federer on why he quit training with his biggest rivals

Roger Federer appeared as a guest on Trevor Noah's The Daily Show on Wednesday night. The former World No. 1 spoke about his retirement and his relationship with his biggest rivals, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer shared the same locker room and were grouped in the same hotels as well. The 20-time Grand Slam champion added that he ended up spending a lot of time with Nadal.
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3 hours ago

Oh my god: Roger Federer reveals emotional phone call with Rafael Nadal before announcing retirement - India Today

Roger Federer said he called up Rafael Nadal and asked him to make it to Laver Cup for a doubles match, which turned out to be his final outing in professional tennis. Federer and Nadal shared a wonderful rivalry on the court, having met 40 times on the tour in their career. Novak Djokovic, Andy Murry and Bjorn Borg also took part in the emotional farewell.
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3 hours ago

Roger Federer comments on legendary tennis career: Did not know it was going to turn out this good - India Today

Roger Federer has admitted that he didn't expect his tennis career to turn out to be great and said he was very happy and proud of his achievements in the sport. The 41-year-old retired from the sport in September of this year at the Laver Cup, where his final game was a doubles game alongside long-time rival and friend, Rafael Nadal.
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5 hours ago

2022 in Review: Carlos Alcaraz downs Marin Cilic

Carlos Alcaraz beat Marin Cilic at the Miami Masters in Miami. The 18-year-old reached his first Masters 1000 semi-final and lost to Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard beat Marin in an hour and 35 minutes, serving well and delivering one break in each set. The young gun hit 16 winners and 14 unforced errors.
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9 hours ago

Roger Federer: 'That's why it's hard for me to create my own...'

Rafael Nadal says he would like to play again against Roger Federer in an exhibition match. Nadal left open the possibility of playing an unofficial match in Latin America. The last time the two legends shared a court was a few months ago at the Laver Cup where they played a doubles match representing Team Europe together.
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20 hours ago

Kim Clijsters explains playing style difference between Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

Kim Clijsters says she loves how Rafael Nadal plays but Novak Djokovic has a physical smoothness. The former world No 1 said she was amazed by the Serb's flexibility. The 35-year-old is still one of the healthiest and fittest athletes on the Tour.
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22 hours ago

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer get company in Holger Rune

Novak Djokovic lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Holger Rune in the Paris Masters final. The Serb has won 27 hard-court Masters 1000 titles from 37 finals. Novak lost his tenth Paris Masters 1000 final after Karen Khachanov beat Novak in October.
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2 days ago

Tennis 2022: Alcaraz takes down Djokovic and Nadal in epic feat

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest male player to finish the year as the World No.1 in the history of the ATP's computerised rankings. The 19-year-old pocketed more than A$15 million this season to edge out Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard also joined compatriot Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season in 26 years. Nadal won the Australian Open and French Open in an extraordinary year that saw him become claim the men's record for most grand slam victories of all time with 22.
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2 days ago

2022 in Review: Rafael Nadal stands alone in 'Club 400'

Rafael Nadal defeated Daniel Evans 7-5, 6-3 in the third round of Indian Wells. The Spaniard reached the fourth round in the desert for the 13th time. Nadal became the first player to achieve 400 Masters 1000 victories. The 21-time Major winner improved to 17-0 in 2022.
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2 days ago

Hubert Hurkacz chooses between Rafa and Roger, Grand Slam champion and Olympic champion and more

Hubert Hurkacz has revealed his choice between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in a promotional video ahead of the Diriyah Tennis Cup. The three-day exhibition event will start in Al Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday (December 8) The Pole is one of five top-10 players in the field, with Stefanos Tsitsipas (#4), Daniil Medvedev (#7), Andrey Rublev (#8) and Taylor Fritz (#9) Alexander Zverev, Nick Kyrgios, Cameron Norrie, Stan Wawrinka, Dominic Thiem, Matteo Berrettini, Dominic Stricker complete the field.
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2 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz Becomes Youngest Year-End No

The 2022 U.S. Open champion Carlos Alcaraz officially became the youngest men’s tennis player in ATP history to finish the season at world No. 1. The 19-year-old is the first player other than Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer or Andy Murray since 2003 to be ranked No.1 at the end of the season. Rafael Nadal sits at No. 2 with his fellow Spaniard Casper Ruud in the top two spots.
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2 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz youngest year-end No

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest year-end No. 1 in the history of the ATP computerized rankings. The 19-year-old joins fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season since 1996. The final men’s tennis rankings for 2022 were published Monday.
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2 days ago

'Rafael Nadal's abnegation marked me', says former star

Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open at the age of 16 in 2003. The Spaniard reached four Challenger finals by the end of March. The 16-year-old reached the third round of the US Open as one of the youngest players ever. Nadal defeated compatriot Fernando Vicente in the first round to earn his first victory in New York.
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2 days ago

Novak Djokovic earns more than Rafael Nadal but less than Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have been the season's best players. The trio claimed all four Major titles in 2022. The 19-year-old Spaniard is the youngest player on the ATP throne. Carlos became the fifth player with $10,000,000 in a single season after Federer and Nadal.
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2 days ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer downs Rafael Nadal and wins title

Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the final of the ATP Finals in London. Federer became the third player with five ATP Finals crowns after Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras. The Swiss beat Nadal for the eighth time in 22 encounters with the Spaniard.
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2 days ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 6-1, 6-4 in an hour and 21 minutes to deliver his 13th and most convincing victory over the Serb from 19 encounters. Federer reached six finals in the last eight tournaments and lifted four trophies, including his fifth ATP Finals crown. The Swiss had the edge on serve and return and grabbed 49% of the return points.
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3 days ago

Rafael Nadal: 'It is an unforgettable feeling to live in...'

Rafael Nadal defeated Casper Ruud 7-6, 6-4 in front of 40,000 fans in Mexico City. Nadal completed his South American tour with a 7-4 and 6-6 victory over Ruud. The pair met in Buenos Aires, Belo Horizonte, Quito, Bogotá and Mexico City in the last two weeks. It was the fifth duel between two great friends in two weeks, and Nadal won 6-7, 7-5.
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3 days ago

Lifelong Real Madrid fan Rafael Nadal gifted special jersey of Mexican football club during South American exhibition tour

Rafael Nadal is known to be an avid soccer fan and extends his support to Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid. Top-tier Mexican club Atlas FC recently gifted the tennis legend a custom-made jersey while he made a pitstop in Mexico during his South American exhibition tour. The Spaniard was a highly active soccer player as a teenager and spent a lot of time playing soccer and tennis.
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3 days ago

Rafael Nadal waves farewell to Mexico with final Casper Ruud win in Latin American tour

Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud played in the world’s largest bull ring, Mexico City's Plaza de Toros Monumental de México. The pair battled it out in front of 40,000 spectators in an exhibition match. It marked the final stop in their multi-city tour of Latin America, which also included Quito, Bogota, Belo Horizonte and Buenos Aires.
#RafaelNadal #Tennis.com #LatinAmerican #MexicoCity #News #Sports #Tennis

3 days ago

'I'm going to try to block Roger Federer on...', says former ace

Roger Federer said goodbye to tennis played this year, being now aware that he can no longer compete at the highest level. The 41-year-old from Basel had tried a timid return in 2021, playing just 13 official matches and stopping again after Wimbledon. The 20-time Grand Slam champion announced his decision to retire via a letter posted on Instagram and played his last match alongside Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup.
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