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Federer wins without breaking a sweat and recalling his best tennis

The Swiss Roger Federer signed his presence in the second week of the Australian Open by defeating in one hour and 41 minutes to the Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili, 6-2, 6-2 and 6-3, to be placed in the quarterfinals.

Playing a brilliant court, and almost without sweat shirt, Federer settled the encounter like a formality to the delight of his new coach, Swede Stefan Edberg, and then comparing their current game that showed in 2009 when he won two major in Paris and London, in addition to dispute the late Melbourne and New York.

Roger Federer

“It is definitely an exciting time. The last time she (his wife Mirka) was pregnant, I played very well and won Roland Garros and Wimbledon”, said former number one of the world referring to his sweet time playing, and pregnancy his wife, who expects the third of her children. …continue reading

Adam Scott begins his quest for a good tripled in Australia

Adam Scott had five birdies in his first six holes and he set a course record at Royal Sydney with a score of 62-under-par 10 on Thursday, which allowed him to take a three-stroke lead in the After the first round of the Australian Open.

Scott tries to become only the second golfer, after Robert Allenby in 2005 to win three tournaments in Australia importance during the same year.

Adam Scott

Scott has reissued the old mark at Royal Sydney, who was 65 and had been established by five golfers at the Australian Open in 2008. After initial sequence birdies, Scott has managed his normal next eight holes before aligning birdies in his last four holes. …continue reading

Kim Clijsters will miss Roland Garros by injury

Belgian tennis player Kim Clijsters, former number one of the world, announced Tuesday she will miss the French Open at Roland Garros after failing to recover from a hip injury.

Clijsters, who plans to retire from professional tennis at the end of the season, has suffered numerous injuries throughout her successful career and decided not to risk aggravating her hip problem playing in the demanding clay surface.

Kim Clijsters

“It’s a shame not to play one last season on clay. But I can not be fully fit for the French Open (which starts on 27 May)”, said the Belgian player on her website. “I’m really eager to start a long training to be ready for the season on grass, where I will try to get my two main goals in Wimbledon and the Olympics”, she added. …continue reading

Is 2012 the year of Nadal?

The 2011 represents the year that was worth the consolidation of the new monster of tennis, we refer to Novak Djokovic. He managed to keep a streak of 41 consecutive winning games, plus get 3 tournaments Grand Slam, something totally awesome, if we consider that this distinction very few have succeeded.

Nole became the nemesis of Rafael Nadal, who thanks to his physical and mental power had succeeded in taking the lead on who is considered by many the best ever, Roger Federer. However, the formula seemed to have no effect against Djokovic, it never managed to win all year, also fell into 2 of the 3 final Djokovic won Grand Slams.

Rafael Nadal

But as we know, tennis is one of the most demanding sports physically. There are few players who reach the age of 30 staying at an optimal level of play, well that injuries are a common dish in the big stars. And it was precisely the injuries and fatigue loading Djokovic who stopped. The year is not ended as it began to force Serbian, leaving little doubt about their domain in 2012. …continue reading

Caroline Wozniacki imitates Nadal

The world no. 1 tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki, tennis might not be the favorite of many, because it has been questioned too her lack of strength in the key moments, to stay with the tournaments that really matter, i.e. the Grand Slams.

Caroline Wozniacki

However, there is a facet of her that even though she critiques everyone loves, her sense of humor. Wozniacki, alongside the world’s no. 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic, have become favorites for press conferences. …continue reading