“After yesterday’s doubles, Roger Federer sent us a message,” says the WTA star. – Tennis Sports

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal began their famous rivalry in Miami in 2004 when the young Spaniards surprised No. 1 in a continuous series. A year later, a similar scenario was imminent after the same player entered the final in Florida, Nadal insisted on the first two sets and took a 4-1 lead in the third set.

From the brink of defeat, Federer stole the third set, rushed to the fourth and fifth finish lines, lifted the trophy, and left the teenager empty-handed in the first notable final. Nadal became the second youngest player in the Masters 1000 final after Michael Chang. He didn’t have to wait too long to get to second place. A few weeks later, I did it with my beloved clay in Monte Carlo.

In the title match, Nadal faced a formidable obstacle in governing champion Guillermo Coria. The young man overtook Argentina 6-3, 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in a 3 hour 9 minute challenge to become the second youngest Masters 1000 champion in 18 years and 10 months.

After two dominant sets, Nadal lost the ground third and dropped it before opening a fourth 4-1 gap to take an even bigger step towards the title. Nadal began thinking about Federer’s recent clash in Miami when Korea withdrew his fast break and leveled his score 4-4.

Taking advantage of that experience, the teenager stayed calm, won a break in the second half of Game 12, jumped to the top and celebrated the first notable title of his young career.

Bencic opens the door to Roger Federer

Roger Federer was expected to team up with Belinda Bencic in mixed doubles at the Tokyo Olympics, but his knee retreat at Wimbledon forced him to withdraw completely from the event.

Bencic was naturally disappointed with the news, but she was comforted by the fact that the 20-time Major Champion personally told her the news before letting everyone else know. “Sure, they both follow everything.

Roger in particular said, “I know he’s going from futures to challengers, the Olympics, and everything … he knows exactly what’s going on and how we play. I’m sure he’s watching because he sent us a message after yesterday’s doubles. “

The former world’s fourth-largest player was even more thankful for being part of Switzerland’s golden generation tennis star. According to Bencic, representing her country at the tournament is a “privilege” “I’m really grateful to be one of them,” Bencic said.

“I never imagined I was in this era of Swiss tennis. I’m very happy to be here. I take it as a privilege, not as a pressure.”

– Tennis Sports

“After yesterday’s doubles, Roger Federer sent us a message,” says the WTA star. “After yesterday’s doubles, Roger Federer sent us a message,” says the WTA star.

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