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Rafael Nadal, Tennis Superstar And  . . . Watch Designer?

By June Liu on September 14, 2013
Rafael Nadal, Tennis Superstar And  . . . Watch Designer?

Nadal has experienced a wide range of triumphs and tribulations in 2013. After being forced to withdraw from the year's first grand slam - the Australian Open due to a stomach virus, he came back with a vengeance in May to win his eighth French Open title. Then in June, he along with many other top players, suffered a stunning loss in the initial round at Wimbledon, only to bounce back strong in the last major tournament of the year, the US Open.

Rafael Nadal Has Done It Again

By Meera Dolasia on June 10, 2013
Rafael Nadal Has Done It Again

On Sunday, June 9th, 2013, Rafael 'Rafa' Nadal made history by becoming the first tennis player to win the French Open and for that matter any Grand Slam title, eight times. This is not the first time this amazing player has made history. In 2010, he became the seventh person in the history of tennis, to win all four Grand Slam tournaments  - The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.

Video Of The Week - The Future Ping-Pong World Champion?

By Meera Dolasia on February 6, 2012
Video Of The Week - The Future Ping-Pong World Champion?

Most toddlers cannot lift a paddle, let alone be coordinated enough to return balls. But take a look at this youngster. Though he can barely sit up, he seems to have no problems returning almost every ping-pong ball that is thrown at him.

Video Of The Week - Djokovic Is At It Again

By Meera Dolasia on September 8, 2011
Video Of The Week - Djokovic Is At It Again

Novak Djokovic is not only the highest-ranked tennis player in the world, but also, one of the few with a great sense of humor. One of his most favorite things to do impersonate other players - His favorite? The stylishly elegant former women's champ, Maria Sharapova.

Video Of The Week - Artist Paints Roger Federer In Four Minutes

By Meera Dolasia on July 25, 2011
Video Of The Week - Artist Paints Roger Federer In Four Minutes

On June 26th, French artist/entertainer Jean-Pierre Blanchard, stunned the guests that had gathered for the annual Swiss Venture Award ceremony in Zurich, by painting a portrait of tennis superstar Roger Federer in four short minutes. What's even more amazing, is that he did it entirely from memory.

Video Of The Week - Polish Player's Racquet Snafu At 2011 Australian Open

By Meera Dolasia on January 24, 2011
Video Of The Week - Polish Player's Racquet Snafu At 2011 Australian Open

21-year old Agnieska Radwanska was having a good first round match at the 2011 Australian Open against Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm, when something bizarre happened. Just two points shy of victory, the Polish player returned a shot, but along with the ball, also went the top half of the racquet!

Nadal And Federer Battle It Out On A Soaking Court!

By Meera Dolasia on January 4, 2011
Nadal And Federer Battle It Out On A Soaking Court!

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have competed on grass, clay and cement courts - But a water court? That has to be a first! However the tennis champions proved that if necassary, they could walk er play on water too!

Rafael Nadal Completes Career Grand Slam At Just 24!

By June Liu on September 20, 2010
Rafael Nadal Completes Career Grand Slam At Just 24!

This past week, Rafael 'Rafa' Nadal not only won his first U.S. Open, but also, entered the ranks of all time greats, by becoming only the seventh person in the history of tennis, to win all four Grand Slam tournaments  - The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and U.S. Open.

Video Of The Week - Federer Does It Again!

By Meera Dolasia on September 6, 2010
Video Of The Week - Federer Does It Again!

A few weeks ago, we brought you the amazing video of tennis whiz Roger Federer knocking a can off the head of a staff member - Not once, but two times. While nobody knows for sure whether that was a trick shot, the shots you are about to see, definitely aren't.

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