THE KING OF CLAY: ¡VAMOS, RAFA!

THE KING OF CLAY: ¡VAMOS, RAFA! »

10 Jun, 2019
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On this mild Sunday, 9 June 2019, the combatants at the Roland Garros men’s final started off evenly matched. But when all is said and done, Dominic Thiem was playing his second ever Grand Slam final against Refa Nadal’s up till then 17 final wins!  And even though he became the first player to win a set against the Spaniard in a French Open final since 2014, that was hardly enough to topple the King of Clay from his throne

IT SEEMS ONLY YESTERDAY BUT IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS: SUPERMANuel SANTANA

IT SEEMS ONLY YESTERDAY BUT IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS: SUPERMANuel SANTANA »

10 Jul, 2016
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Though he had other wins on other major courts, SUPERMANuel Santana was the only Spanish male winner at Wimbledon until Rafael Nadal came along in 2008. He became an instant national hero in isolated Spain