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Why can’t Nadal cut it on grass?

Why can’t Nadal cut it on grass?

Rafael Nadal is an interesting tennis player, never before has there been someone whose game and style are affected so much by the court’s surface. To learn why he’s so much better on the clay, we have to delve back I to his early tennis career. At age 12, the Spaniard won the national and … Continue reading

The Tennis World on Twitter

The Tennis World on Twitter

In this day and age, almost everybody uses the web. Twitter is at the heart of the web for many people, with tennis players being no exception. Here I take a look at who is the most followed of the players that use the site and a couple of interesting stories involving the site. Below … Continue reading

The Best Clay Court Player. Ever.

The Best Clay Court Player. Ever.

Rafael Nadal has won his eighth Roland Garros title after a 6-3 6-2 6-3 victory over compatriot David Ferrer in 2 hours and 60 minutes. A fantastic feat of eight titles at Roland Garros speaks volumes itself but have a read of how he got his elusive twelfth Grand Slam. It shows just how incredible … Continue reading

Stat Attack: RG13 Final

Stat Attack: RG13 Final

Today, Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer will battle it out for the 2013 French Open title. Here are a few stats to get you in the mood for the second Grand Slam final of the year. Nadal is looking for his eighth Roland Garros title and twelfth Grand Slam title. Victory for Nadal would mean he’d … Continue reading

Tsonga Disappoints at the French Open

Tsonga Disappoints at the French Open

Angered by the crowd, his racquet, the weather, the line judges and the umpire during today’s meeting with David Ferrer, Jo-Wilfred Tsonga was essentially a bad loser. It was evident as he strode nervously onto the court, the magnitude of the home crowd disappointed him. However, after enduring the 2 1/2 hour Djokovic-Nadal thriller, any … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week is a new feature to TPF Tennis. Each week we select a classic match of tennis and help you re-visit or discover it, whether it be related to what’s in the headlines, the current tournaments or just a favourite of ours! Here’s our second instalment. You can view last week’s by … Continue reading

Nadal & Djokovic Fight Out Incredible Battle

Nadal & Djokovic Fight Out Incredible Battle

From the moment the draw was announced, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were always tipped to meet at the semi-final stage and was the one that everybody, apart from supporters of the respective players, wanted to see. They both continue to set the bar in such a golden generation of tennis. It was remarkable, which … Continue reading