Posts tagged: Nadal


Other people might be a little reluctant to have Rafael Nadal as their pick for the French Open this time around but Marion Bartoli reckons that, in spite of the poor form of the Spaniard, it will be him who is going to lift the trophy at Roland Garros.

According to Bartoli, if it had been any other tournament to be played on clay, then she might have thought twice before picking Nadal as favourite, but simply because it’s the French Open and the matches are going to be of 5 sets, it would be hard for anyone to topple the clay court king. Read more »

Kournikova Served Tea to a Racket Stringer

Former tennis glamour queen Anna Kournikova prepared and served tea to a tennis stringer at Wimbledon, it has emerged. The surprising story, dating almost 12 years back has been told by a tennis racket stringer from London who used to string rackets for the stars that arrived in London for Wimbledon.

Liam Nolan, who was employed as the former head stringer at Wimbledon pulled the cat out on many of the stars who visited his workshop, stating that current world number one Novak Djokovic and fellow Serbian player Janko Tipsarevic asked for advice on place to pick up girls. Rafael Nadal, another former champion who was a regular at his workshop is brilliant with the barbecue. Read more »