Tagged with French Open

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

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

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 plan to 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 first instalment. The 1999 French … Continue reading

Roland Garros King Marches On

Roland Garros King Marches On

Rafael Nadal is through to round four after a victory over Fabio Fognini on Court Phillipe Chatrier. Yesterday, the reigning champion was heavily critical of the Roland Garros scheduling – brandishing it as a ‘joke’. Italian Fognini had the pleasure of a free day yesterday having been scheduled earlier on in Thursday’s schedule, which was hampered by … Continue reading

#RG13: The Draw’s Out & Federer Joins Twitter!

#RG13: The Draw’s Out & Federer Joins Twitter!

With British number one Andy Murray out of the French Open through injury, our attention turns to the women Brits. Number one Laura Robson has today been drawn against tenth seed Caroline Wozniacki, the former world number one. Heather Watson, who’s back on court after recovering from glandular fever, will take on Switzerland’s world number … Continue reading