Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal Is The Hellhound On Roger Federer’s Trail

The greatest song of the greatest blues man, Robert Johnson, was Hellhound On My Trail, in which Johnson famously imagined being pursued by some...

GOAT Debate: What Does Nadal’s French Open Victory Mean?

Rafael Nadal has once again won the French Open. He has won 12, in fact. He has won so many, that he is affectionately...

Top 5 Greatest French Open Men’s Victories of the Last 20 Years

The 2019 French Open is reaching its conclusion. Many felt it coming in that it was a two horse race between Djokovic and Nadal....
Federer French Open 2011

For Federer, Nadal on clay still the ultimate test

This late, great stage of Roger Federer’s career, which dates back to his remarkable rebirth as a Major-winner at the Australian Open in 2017,...

Federer vs Nadal: Their Top Five Matches

Federer vs Nadal: Their top five matches of all-time Another chapter of the "Federer vs Nadal (Fedal)" rivalry is about to be written on Friday as...
Fedal

The History of the Fedal Rivalry

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal share a rivalry which is among the most captivating in all of sport. It spans over 15 years and...
Federer Madrid Open 2009

Madrid 2009: The Last Time Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal on clay

Hamburg 2007 and Madrid 2009. What do these tournaments have in common? They are the only two times that Roger Federer has managed to...
Big Three Federer Djokovic Nadal

Does Men’s Tennis have a Big Three sized problem?

A lost generation I’ve watched tennis for decades, and enjoyed the variety of champions over the years such as Bjorn Borg, Rod Laver, John Newcombe,...
John McEnroe upset

With McEnroe In The Realm Of Perfection (And Petulance)

The list of great tennis films, both fictional and non-fiction, is depressingly small. Indeed, it may be the smallest for any major sport. Perhaps...
Djokovic Roland Garros

Novak Djokovic’s problem in Paris isn’t Nadal, it’s everyone else

For Novak Djokovic and his fans, the outcome of the Italian Open final was an ominous sign heading into the French Open. The world...