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Jimmy Connors urges Roger Federer to keep going….. See Full Details



Jimmy Connors and Roger Federer are among the most practiced players in the Open period, winning in excess of 200 ATP titles consolidated and sharing 28 Majors.

Life span is one of the noteworthy parts of their professions, both equipped for keeping up a significant level for two decades and go up against a lot more youthful adversaries.

Roger had the chance to meet Jimmy in Basel when the American played that renowned indoor occasion, not in any event, considering pursuing the quantity of titles that Connors gathered in his outstanding profession.
The five-time year-end no.

Jimmy between 1974-78 got his last ATP trophy in 1989, remaining on 109 ATP titles and remaining as the pioneer of the pack for over three decades once it turned out to be certain that Ivan Lendl won’t have the option to pass him.

Jimmy in action

Federer got his name on the rundown of ATP champions in Milan 2001, still as a youngster, turning into the best player on the planet two or after three years and ruling over the remainder of the field in his prime a very long time to include increasingly more ATP crowns and moving before the legends like Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Bjorn Borg.

After a horrible 2013, Roger ricocheted back in style to remain following right after Connors in spite of the reality he was unable to win any titles in 2016 because of a knee injury.

Between 2014-2019, Federer celebrated in 26 competitions, remaining serious well in the wake of turning 30 and turning into the second player in the Open time with 100 ATP titles in Dubai a year ago.

At present, the Swiss stands on 103 crowns, six not as much as Jimmy who has encouraged Roger on Twitter to carry on as far as might be feasible, supporting the kindred legend who hopes to make a rebound from a knee medical procedure if the season restarts before the year’s over.

“What an exemplary photograph; couldn’t want anything more than to have the first on my divider. Before everything began, who could have envisioned in those days what was to come. Prop it up!”

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We spread rumours of Rafael Nadal doping’ because he was too good, says French star



Gilles Simon believes doping rumours were spread about Rafael Nadal as many were uncomfortable with the idea he could simply be better than Roger Federer.

There were allegations of a connection between Nadal and Eufemiano Fuentes, the doctor who was ultimately jailed for his part in a Spanish cycle doping scandal.

No evidence has ever been produced linking Fuentes to Nadal, though, who has always very successfully denied any rumours to the contrary.

However, Simon believes the rumours only existed to discredit opinions that Nadal could actually be a better tennis players than Federer rather than just a better athlete.

“It is difficult to conceive [for some] that, in terms of game, Rafael Nadal could be better than Roger Federer,” Gilles Simon wrote in his new autobiography This Sport That Makes You Crazy

“We even spread rumours of doping on his account.

“Nadal does not fit into the framework. Moreover, I emphasize here that we never talk about the physique of Federer, who has little to envy that of Nadal.

“That he went five sets at 35 like what he did in Australia in 2017, it’s extraordinary. But no one noted this point.”

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