Factors Contributing to the Rise of the Big 3

  In 2007, Novak Djokovic entered the top 3 in the world.  The current top 3 are Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer.  This is not normal (or was not normal).  So how did we get here?  I’ll take my best shot at answering.  Transcendent Talents – While Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic have a…

Twitter Reacts to Rafael Nadal’s 12th Roland Garros Title

Rafael Nadal: By the Numbers 🤯 >>> https://t.co/XpCNfmjKj1#RG19 pic.twitter.com/BpPwAiglIb — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 9, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The 1st and the 12th@RafaelNadal 👏👏👏#RG19 pic.twitter.com/eK5LQCHwzb — ITV Sport (@ITVSport) June 9, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js 🙌 RAFA DOES THE DOZEN 🙌@RafaelNadal beats Thiem for an unprecedented – and truly astonishing – 12th @rolandgarros title! #RG19 pic.twitter.com/O65A030204 — Tennis TV…

Comparing Rafael Nadal’s 12 French Open Titles Across Sports

John Wooden coached UCLA to 10 NCAA basketball titles in 12 seasons.  This is indeed impressive. Advantage Rafa – Rafa played while Wooden coached.  Perhaps, Wooden should be compared to uncle Toni Nadal.  Similar points can be made in terms of compairing Rafa to Phil Jackson and Red Auerbach.  Playing and coaching are different. Tom Brady…

Roland Garros 2019: Dominic Thiem vs. Rafael Nadal Preview

Dominic Thiem has STUNNED Rafael Nadal in Barcelona! 😳 The Austrian wins a thrilling semi-final match 6-4 6-4.@bcnopenbs pic.twitter.com/rLUGZSlaJZ — Tennis TV (@TennisTV) April 27, 2019 It can happen Dominic Thiem vs. Rafael Nadal Dominic Thiem is to be commended for winning 6 matches to reach his second consecutive Roland Garros final.  Recovering from a…

Roland Garros 2019: June 7th Twitter

The world usually gets very overexcited when players do this and starts calling them wizards. So here you go. bLaCk mAgIc@Eurosport_UK #RolandGarros pic.twitter.com/VPCTAyQEFg — Matthew Willis (@MattRacquet) June 7, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Federer crushed a backhand and a forehand, but Nadal still finds the pass. Ridiculous level considering the conditions.@Eurosport_UK #RolandGarros pic.twitter.com/j9seWE0AMm — Matthew Willis (@MattRacquet)…

Rafa and Federer Post Gaudy Numbers

Making his 14th R4 appearance at Roland Garros! 👏 🇪🇸 @RafaelNadal serves up a 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win over Goffin. | #RG19 pic.twitter.com/0DIq5H9UpD — ATP Tour (@ATP_Tour) May 31, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Rafael Nadal is 89-2 at Roland Garros!  89-2!  One could be 18-2 and have a 90 percent winning percentage.  Just add an extra…

Roland Garros 2019: Men’s Final Four Prediction

Top Half: Novak Djokovic vs. Dominic Thiem The two biggest non-Rafa threats for the 2019 title have a potential semifinal date every tennis fan should look forward to.  Thiem’s wins at Indian Wells and Barcelona as well as close lose to Nole in Madrid should make him believe his 2018 runner-up finish was one of…