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One-sided, but many enduring memories: Djokovic vs Federer showed why theirs is the greatest rivalry

Jan 29, 2016

One-sided, but many enduring memories: Djokovic vs Federer showed why theirs is the greatest rivalry

It was hardly the classic match we craved, but the much-hyped Australian Open semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer had images that will always endure. Ultimately, that’s all that really matters. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Grand Slam #Australian Open #Australian Open 2016
Australian Open 2016: Don't bet against Novak Djokovic bettering an incredible 2015

Jan 28, 2016

Australian Open 2016: Don't bet against Novak Djokovic bettering an incredible 2015

Djokovic reached a record 15 consecutive finals, winning 11 of them. He won a record six Masters 1000 titles and capped the year by winning the ATP’s season-ending tournament for a record fourth year in a row. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #InMyOpinion #Grand Slam #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Stan Wawrinka #Calendar Slam #draws #Australian Open 2016
Roger Federer in 2016: Let 17 remain 17, for now just look forward to a glorious 35

Jan 28, 2016

Roger Federer in 2016: Let 17 remain 17, for now just look forward to a glorious 35

Come to think of it, 2016 probably won't be much different from 2015. Djokovic will stand tall, Federer will stand loved. He'll be 35, and probably 17 will stay at 17 #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #InMyOpinion #Grand Slam #FedEx #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Stan Wawrinka #Calendar Slam #draws #Australian Open 2016
Down but not under: Rafael Nadal might be out of Australian Open, but he's far from done

Jan 20, 2016

Down but not under: Rafael Nadal might be out of Australian Open, but he's far from done

Nadal has become half the player he was since injuries found him, inevitably. If you play for a decade like you're going to destroy the court, the court will destroy you back. Knee, ankle, wrist, he's had them everywhere. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #InMyOpinion #Fernando Verdasco #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Upsets #Australian Open 2016
Australian Open: No. 2 Simona Halep, No. 5 Rafael Nadal headline a day of upsets in Melbourne

Jan 19, 2016

Australian Open: No. 2 Simona Halep, No. 5 Rafael Nadal headline a day of upsets in Melbourne

Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep went crashing out of the Australian Open first round on Tuesday as a dramatic day of upsets grabbed attention away from a match-fixing controversy which has left tennis reeling. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Venus Williams #Match Fixing #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #Grand Slam #Simona Halep #Fernando Verdasco #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Thanasi Kokkinakis #Upsets #Australian Open 2016 #Arvind Parmar
Australian Open: Nadal pledges to fight on despite 'crazy', go-for-broke tennis played by rivals

Jan 19, 2016

Australian Open: Nadal pledges to fight on despite 'crazy', go-for-broke tennis played by rivals

In only his second first-round loss at a major tournament, Nadal, 29, fought for four hours, 41 minutes before the inspired Verdasco won 7-6 (8/6), 4-6, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2. #Sports #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #TheySaidIt #Fernando Verdasco #Australian Open 2016
First round shocker: Rafael Nadal ousted by Fernando Verdasco in a five-set thriller at Australian Open

Jan 19, 2016

First round shocker: Rafael Nadal ousted by Fernando Verdasco in a five-set thriller at Australian Open

In a match reminiscent of the five-hour classic in the 2009 semi-finals in Melbourne, Verdasco overpowered Nadal with booming forehands #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Fernando Verdasco #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Upsets #Australian Open 2016
Australian Open draw: Federer-Djokovic headed for semis clash, Serena-Sharapova could meet in QF

Jan 15, 2016

Australian Open draw: Federer-Djokovic headed for semis clash, Serena-Sharapova could meet in QF

Five-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic could face record Grand Slam winner Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the AUstralian Open, the season's first Grand Slam. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #Grand Slam #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Stan Wawrinka #draws
From Federer's breakthrough to Djokovic's resurgence: Evolution of men's tennis this century

Jan 13, 2016

From Federer's breakthrough to Djokovic's resurgence: Evolution of men's tennis this century

A pony tailed Federer made a massive impression when he ousted Pete Sampras from Wimbledon with a memorable 7-6 (7), 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (2), 7-5 victory. #Sports #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #ConnectTheDots #Andy Murray #SportsTracker #Men's Tennis #Year-ender #F.Rewind
Djokovic and Federer in the race to break $100 million on-court earnings barrier

Dec 26, 2015

Djokovic and Federer in the race to break $100 million on-court earnings barrier

According to Forbes' rich list, Federer was the fifth highest-earning sportsman in 2015 thanks to $58 million in endorsements. #Sports #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #SportsTracker