Posts Tagged ‘Roger Federer’

Lionel Messi: The World’s Most Famous Latino Athlete

Lionel Messiis kickin’ it to the top of the popularity charts… The 31-year-old Argentine soccer star is the top-ranking Latino on ESPN’s World Fame 100 list, which identifies the most famous athletes in the world. Messi, a five-time Ballon...

Mar 22, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Rafael Nadal Dispatches Stefanos Tsitsipas to Reach Australian Open Final

Rafael Nadal Dispatches Stefanos Tsitsipas to Reach Australian Open Final

Rafael Nadal has punched his ticket to the finals at the Australian Open. The 32-year-old Spanish tennis star made quick work of 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas in Thursday’s semifinal, cruising to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 to earn his fifth trip to the...

Jan 25, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »

Alex de Minaur Named the ATP World Tour’s Newcomer of the Year

He may be new to the ATP World Tour, but Alex de Minaur is definitely getting notices… The 19-year-old Spanish & Uruguyan-Australian tennis playerhas been named the ATP World Tour Newcomer of the Year, sharing year-end honors with Novak...

Nov 11, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Garbine Muguruza to Play This Year's Hopman Cup

Garbine Muguruza to Play This Year’s Hopman Cup

Garbine Muguruza is ready to take on the world… The 24-year-old Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player and compatriot David Ferrer will represent Spain in the Hopman Cup mixed teams event in late December. The eight-country tournament is scheduled...

Oct 3, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Feliciano Lopez Breaks Roger Federer's Grand Slam Singles Tournament Appearance Record

Feliciano Lopez Breaks Roger Federer’s Grand Slam Singles Tournament Appearance Record

Feliciano Lopez is making history… The 36-year-old Spanish professional tennis player broke Roger Federer’s record by appearing in a 66th consecutive Grand Slam singles tournament while competing at Wimbledon. Lopez defeated Argentina’s...

Jul 4, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Rafael Nadal Notches His 900th Career Win at the French Open

Rafael Nadal Notches His 900th Career Win at the French Open

It’s another French Open victory for Rafael Nadal, and added career milestones… With a 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (4) win on Monday against up-and-coming German player Maximilian Marterer, Nadal moved into the quarterfinals and above Jimmy Connors on the...

Jun 4, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Rafael Nadal Outlasts Alexander Zverev for His Record-Extending Eighth Italian Open Title

Rafael Nadal Outlasts Alexander Zverev for His Record-Extending Eighth Italian Open Title

Rafael Nadal is still the King of Clay… The 31-year-old Spanish tennis star profited from a timely rain delay at a break when he was down in the final set to hold off defending champion and No. 2 seed Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 at the Italian...

May 21, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Juan Martin del Potro Breaks Roger Federer's 17-Match Win Streak to Win BNP Paribas Open Title

Juan Martin del Potro Breaks Roger Federer’s 17-Match Win Streak to Win BNP Paribas Open Title

Juan Martin del Potro has taken down a living legend for his first ATP Masters 1000 title… The The 29-year-old Argentine tennis player  has ended World No. 1 Roger Federer‘s 17-match win streak to claim the BNP Paribas Open title at Indian...

Mar 19, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Juan Martin del Potro Advances to Finals at the BNP Paribas Open

Juan Martin del Potro Advances to Finals at the BNP Paribas Open

Juan Martin del Potro is back in the finals at the BNP Paribas Open… The 29-year-old Argentine tennis player defeated Canada’s Milos Raonic in straight sets to advance to the finals against Roger Federer at Indian Wells on Sunday. del...

Mar 18, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Rafael Nadal Outlasts Diego Schwartzman to Advance to His 10th Australian Open Quarterfinal

Rafael Nadal Outlasts Diego Schwartzman to Advance to His 10th Australian Open Quarterfinal

Make that No. 10 for Rafael Nadal… The 31-year-old Spanish tennis star defeated Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 in a hard-fought, nearly four-hour match to earn his spot in a 10th Australian Open quarterfinal. “A great battle...

Jan 22, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »