Greg Rusedski blog – I can’t wait for second week of Wimbledon

July 2, 2012

The first week of the Wimbledon Championships, on the men’s side, ended up being one of the most exciting of all time.

Gred Rusedski: Nadal the best record breaker of them all

June 12, 2012

This year’s French Open was all about making history and breaking records. Roger Federer broke Jimmy Connors’ previous record of most Grand Slam match wins, which was 233 wins. Federer broke Connors’ record when he won his 2nd round match and will continue to extend this record.

Nadal can beat Federer’s grand slam mark

June 6, 2011

If there was any doubt before, there is now no question that Rafa Nadal can and most probably will better Roger Federer’s record of 16 grand slam titles following the Spaniard’s French Open success over the Swiss.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Soccer Break Wednesday

March 23, 2011

SOCCER-EURO/Happy middle of the week to you all, and if like me you are in London where the sun is out and there is very little football to write about, you are forgiven for thinking the season is over and the grasscourt tennis season is about to kick in.

Nadal fails to pull off the Rafa slam

January 26, 2011

TENNIS-OPEN/Rafa Nadal was stunned 6-4 6-2 6-3 by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Wednesday, ending his quest for a non-calendar grand slam.

Will anyone gatecrash the Roger-Rafa party in 2011?

December 30, 2010

SPAIN/Will 2011 be the year when Rafael Nadal’s stock rises even further? Or will it be the year when Roger Federer will leave Australia with a lighter suitcase? Or will it be the year when someone finally gatecrashes the Roger-Rafa party?

How important is the Federer-Nadal rivalry for tennis?

November 20, 2010

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The ATP World Tour Finals are supposed to be a showdown between the world’s eight best players although even before a ball has been hit in anger, the talk of a Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal final showdown has been gathering momentum.   

U.S. Open final: Nadal beats Djokovic – how it happened

September 12, 2010

Rafa Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in four sets to win the U.S. Open title for the first time and complete the career grand slam, only the seventh man to do it. Here’s how it happened.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

What’s behind Spain’s run of sporting success?

July 26, 2010

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Spanish sports fans have never had it so good.

The Iberian nation is celebrating its latest triumphs after a month of success that local media have called a golden age.

Waiting on royalty at the court of King Rafa

May 24, 2010

TENNIS-OPEN/The sun is beating down, the Rue d’Auteuil is abuzz with vocal ticket touts, children clutch their over-sized tennis balls hoping a tennis player – any tennis player or even anyone who looks like a tennis player– will grant them a precious autograph.