Found May 19, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
  (May 19, 2013) Rafael Nadal cruised past Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 for his seventh Italian Open title on Sunday, which will move his ranking up to No. 4. Nadal is now 20-10 head-to-head against the No. 3 Federer. This weeks’ results move Nadal to atop the ATP race based on 2013 results only. For [...]

Nadal beats Federer in Rome

Rafael Nadal controlled the Italian Open final from start to finish, beating Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 Sunday in the 30th meeting between the two stars. Nadal improved to 20-10 in his career against Federer, and won the Italian Open for the seventh time. He also showed once again that he'll be the player to beat when the French Open starts next Sunday. It was Nadal's fifth...

Rafa wins Rome and looking at How Rome’s runner-up does in Paris?

  The 30th clash between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the 2013 Rome Masters proved to be underwhelming. In winning 6-1, 6-3, Nadal further increased his impressive record against Federer to 20-10 (13-2 on clay) and captured his seventh title in Rome. It really has become routine to talk about Rafa’s clay dominance and he seems to have answered any doubts we may have had...

The evolution of Roger Federer’s hair in pictures

Nadal – Federer XXX for Rome Title

(May 18, 2013) It will be Rafael Nadal versus Roger Federer part 30 on Sunday in the Foro Italico for the Italian Open title. Nadal had little trouble with Novak Djokovic conqueror Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4 while Federer had to struggle to hold off Benoit Paire 7-6 (5), 6-4. “We are here in 2013 and [...]

John McEnroe on Roland Garros: Semi for Federer Would be Solid; Big Hitter Could Defeat Nadal

Despite being clear favorite for Roland Garros, John McEnroe believes Rafael Nadal could walk away without the title. May 20, 2013 – John McEnroe participated in a Tennis Channel media conference call today, dishing out his opinion on Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal. Despite being overwhelming favorites for Roland Garros, McEnroe believes that either player could have a hiccup...

Roger Federer Dismisses Twitter

It's fair to say Roger Federer doesn't exactly appreciate the world of Twitter. The Swiss has long held out on joining the social media website, despite having a remarkable Facebook following. After his crushing straight sets loss at the hands of Rafael Nadal in the Rome final, Federer was asked to comment on Twitter's opinion that his serve was not up to speed. He didn...

McEnroe: Serena Williams and Nadal Have to Beat Themselves to Lose at French Open

(May 20, 2013) – John McEnroe agrees with the vast majority of tennis prognosticators that Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal are heavy favorites to win the upcoming French Open. McEnroe spoke to media on Monday, ahead of next weeks’ French Open on a Tennis Channel conference call. McEnroe has served as an analyst for the [...]

The Weekly Wild Card: We're Back

After being away for four plus months, we are back and excited about the French Open! It's only one week away, and we have a lot of catching up to do, so click Read More to get your expanded Weekly Wild Card.   The clay court season is quickly reaching its conclusion. After the tournaments in Rome, Madrid, and Monte Carlo, we have a better idea of how the contenders...

The Fab Five (ATP): Previewing the Roland Garros Men’s Contenders

Rafa reacquaints himself with one of his old friends. Another awaits in Paris. One man looms above the rest in Paris, as usual.  But a few other champions could step into his shoes if he stumbles.  Meet the men to watch at Roland Garros. The smart money: 1) Rafael Nadal:  What more can be said about the greatest clay player ever to brand his mark on the terre battue?  Nadal has...
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