WASHINGTON, June 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 3 Rafael Nadal has decided to forgo playing in this month’s Wimbledon Championships and next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, saying he must listen to his body in order to extend […]
PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 11, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) There’s plenty of shared history between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Enough to fill an encyclopedia. The two future Hall of Famers have combined to create the most prolific rivalry in men’s tennis […]
PARIS, June 5, 2021 (by Alessandro Boroch) Last year’s Roland Garros women’s champion Iga Swiatek continued her amazing run at the Parisian clay-court major Saturday, rallying from a break down in the opening set to eventually earn a 7-6(4), 6-0 victory […]
PARIS/STARNBERG, June 1, 2021 Rafael Nadal began his campaign for a record-extending 14th Roland Garros title on Tuesday, with the No. 3 seed from Spain winning 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(3) over World No. 63 Alexei Popyrin on Court Philippe-Chatrier. Nadal had […]
PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The 2021 edition of the French Open has arrived – a week later than originally planned but better than waiting until October like last year. Day One of the Parisian fortnight begins on […]
PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With the 2021 French Open slated to begin on Sunday, the men’s and women’s singles draws took place on Thursday afternoon in Paris. There were a few surprises. Biggest was 13-time defending champion […]
PARIS, May 27, 2021 (FFT Press Release) This year, Roland-Garros wanted to pay tribute to the player responsible for an entire, and perhaps the most illustrious, page in its history books. Today, a statue of Rafael Nadal was unveiled. The […]
ROME/WASHINGTON, May 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Since 2006, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have met a staggering 57 times covering all four Grand Slam finals, the Nitto ATP Finals and nine different ATP Masters 1000 events. You can even […]
ROME/WASHINGTON, May 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As the men’s and women’s finals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia take place Sunday in the Eternal City of Rome, each presents a contrasting difference regarding the sense of rivalry. The women’s final […]
ROME/WASHINGTON, May 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) When in Rome, do as the Romans do – don’t bet against Rafa Nadal. As it is advisable to follow the conventions while in the Italian capital city, a bet for Nadal to […]
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