Medvedev Battled Nadal To The End

US OPEN, New York (Queens) Men’s Championship Match: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [5] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) It was Nadal’s for the taking with his two major threats gone from the tournament and it looked as if the Spaniard would cruise easily to his nineteenth major title after he took a two-set lead and went…

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Medvedev Hopes To Stop Nadal

Nadal Number One

US OPEN, New York (Queens) [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) will get another chance to win another major title (19) and close the gap between himself and [3] Roger Federer (SUI), who has twenty major titles. Yet, it is not a foregone conclusion that he will win as his final opponent, [5] Daniil Medvedev (RUS), has…

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US Open Men’s Semifinalists

US OPEN, New York (Queens) The men’s semifinalists are set for Friday; few would have predicted this cast of players. Yet, we have been talking about the changing of the guards for a while now as the dominant three are getting up in age, so probably this cast should not come as a surprise. [1]…

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Nadal Defends Rogers Cup Title

Coupe Rogers, Montreal Men’s Championship: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [9] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) It was their first meeting, and Nadal had history on his side; he was 10-0 against first time finalists. Yet, Medvedev could have been different. He started off well, showing no signs of nerves on his serve; while, Nadal needed over…

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Assessing the Wimbledon Men’s Semifinals

WIMBLEDON, Great Britain This will be the fortieth meeting between [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) and [3] Roger Federer (SUI). Despite Wimbledon’s attempt to get rid of Nadal early in the tournament by putting him in a position to play Nick Kyrgios, the Spaniard prevailed. Unfortunately for both these players, if they slug it out for…

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