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Tennis: Nadal pullout leaves Federer as last man standing

Published by , Tuesday 11/14/17 12:30
Tennis: Nadal pullout leaves Federer as last man standing
© AFP/Glyn KIRK

Rafael Nadal's dramatic withdrawal from the ATP Finals in London leaves Roger Federer as the only megastar standing at a tournament now looking seriously short of star power. The Spanish world number one produced an astonishing never-say-die performance in his opening round-robin match at the O2 Arena late on Monday despite obvious discomfort, digging deep to save four match points before eventually succumbing to a tenacious David Goffin. With Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray sidelined through injury, Federer is the only genuine star left in London and is the clear favourite to lift his seventh year-end title at the grand old age of 36.
Source: AFP

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Crushing Genie in her current form is hardly a great achievement... God Halep is such a pathetic number 1
davidcarr9772 davidcarr9772 il y a 15 minutes
@Dawson, I think that the prize money of $14 million is for the whole tournament, not for the winner, as that would be outrageous. ;-)
Aladdin Sane Aladdin Sane il y a 16 heures
Udri Nole!
kostantinstamenkovic kostantinstamenkovic il y a 1 jour
I read it on Facebook so idk how accurate it is but if it’s true that’s some feat.
vishruth.sgs vishruth.sgs il y a 1 jour
She sounds great hope see can upset El too. Women's tennis needs this once Serena retires.
Murray Leach Murray Leach il y a 1 jour
Jeesh, who did the draw for the AO, the president of Spain. Nadal have no compo in his side of the draw. At the other side there is Fed, Novak, Delpo, Wawrinka, Thiem, Alex ...
bastion bastion il y a 1 jour
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