Jul 19th, 2012
Rafael Nadal, who won men’s singles at the Beijing Games in 2008, withdrew from the coming London Games on Thursday because of knee tendinitis, which was aggravated in his surprisingly early exit at Wimbledon. The pageantry and magnitude of defending his gold medal and carrying the Spanish flag was n...
Jun 30th, 2012
For the second year in a row at Wimbledon, Roger Federer went to five sets against a Frenchman but this time there would be no slip-ups. “My God, it was brutal,” said the normally stress-free Swiss after 204 minutes of high drama under the roof on Centre Court in which he first flirted wi...