What did Nadal do in 2008?
Nadal’s 2008 tennis season is considered to be one of his best seasons on tour. Nadal won 8 titles in 2008, including two Grand Slams and the Olympic gold medal. In addition, Nadal also won three Masters titles – Monte Carlo, Hamburg, and Toronto.
Who won Federer or Nadal 2008?
After 4 hours and 48 minutes of play, Nadal defeated Federer 6–4, 6–4, 6–7, 6–7, 9–7. Many regard it as the greatest tennis match ever played.
Who won the 2009 Australian Open men’s final?
Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer in the final, 7–5, 3–6, 7–6, 3–6, 6–2, to win the Men’s Singles tennis title at the 2009 Australian Open.
What year did Nadal win the Australian Open?
|Australian Open||W (2009)|
|French Open||W (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)|
|Wimbledon||W (2008, 2010)|
|US Open||W (2010, 2013, 2017, 2019)|
What was the best tennis match ever?
1 Novak Djokovic knocked The King of Clay off his throne. In an epic clash between two of the greatest ever to play the sport, the 34-year-old Serb ended Rafael Nadal’s 35-match winning streak at the French Open with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-2 victory in the semifinals. The match lasted 4 hour, 11 minutes.
Who beat Roger Federer to win the Wimbledon singles final in 2008?
Rafael Nadal defeated the five-time defending champion Roger Federer in the final, 6–4, 6–4, 6–7, 6–7, 9–7 to win the Gentlemen’s Singles tennis title at the 2008 Wimbledon Championships.
What was Australia like 2009?
4 February – Heavy rain causes major flooding at Ingham in north Queensland. 7 February – Bushfires in Victoria kill 173 people in what are not only the nation’s worst ever bushfires, surpassing the record set by Ash Wednesday in 1983. Also the nation’s worst peacetime disaster since Cyclone Mahina in 1899.
Who won Wimbledon in 2009?
It became the longest men’s singles final (in terms of games played) in Grand Slam tournament history with 77 games, breaking the record of 71 games set at the 1927 Australian Open….2009 Wimbledon Championships – Men’s Singles.
|2009 Wimbledon Championships|
|Final score||5–7, 7–6, 7–6, 3–6, 16–14|
Is Djokovic better than Nadal?
Djokovic is the player with the most career wins against Nadal. Djokovic is the only player to defeat Nadal in three consecutive grand slam finals and the only player to defeat Nadal in all four grand slams (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open).
Who was in the final of the Australian Open in 2009?
The 2009 Australian Open Men’s Singles final was the championship tennis match of the Men’s Singles tournament at the 2009 Australian Open. It was contested between the world’s top two players for much of the previous four years, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, then ranked first and second in the world respectively.
Who was the first seed to win the Australian Open?
First seeded Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer in five sets to win the men’s singles title. This was Nadal’s first hard court grand slam title, having previously only won on clay at Roland Garros four times and grass at Wimbledon once. He also became the first Spaniard to ever win the Australian Open.
What was Federer’s percentage in the Australian Open?
Statistics Category Federer Nadal 1st serve % 89 of 172 = 51% 112 of 175 = 64% 1st serve points won 65 of 89 = 73% 74 of 112 = 66% 2nd serve points won 38 of 83 = 45% 30 of 63 = 47% Total service points won 103 of 172 = 60% 104 of 175 = 59%
Why did Novak Djokovic retire from the Australian Open?
Djokovic was forced to retire in his quarter-final match against Andy Roddick due to heat stress, ending his title defence, whilst Sharapova chose not to defend her title due to long lasting shoulder surgery; the withdrawal subsequently dropped her out of the WTA’s Top 10 for the first time since July 2004.