Posts Tagged ‘tennis-match’

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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Alexander Zverev can’t quite serve up the upset of Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells

This was supposed to be not merely a tennis match but a symbolic passing of the torch from one generation to the next, from feisty but worn-down Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who will be 30 in June, to 18-year-old German phenom Alexander Zverev, who boasts a long reach, 136-mph first serves, “and second…

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