Rafael Nadal’s earliest exit from a Grand Slam event opened up the Wimbledon draw for defending champion Roger Federer and U.S. Open winner Andy Murray.
French Open champion Rafael Nadal was knocked out of the opening round of Wimbledon in straight sets by Steve Darcis, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam event.
Defending champion Roger Federer, going for a record eighth Wimbledon men’s title, opened his grass-court tennis tournament with a straight-set victory. Second seed Victoria Azarenka and 2004 winner Maria Sharapova also moved to the second round.
Rafael Nadal beat David Ferrer in the French Open final, overcoming poor weather and disruptions by protesters today to become the first man to win the same tennis Grand Slam eight times.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal took a two-set lead in the French Open final with fellow Spaniard David Ferrer.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal took the first set of his French Open final with fellow Spaniard David Ferrer.
Six-time champion Roger Federer was upset by France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.
Mardy Fish is getting used to this, and starting to like it.
Roger Federer’s self belief didn’t waver, even when the titles started to go to younger players.