5 most epic tennis matches of all time

Many of the most riveting sporting events in human history have been described by those who witnessed it as “back and forth.” Tennis, by definition, is a back and forth game. When titans of the court clash we are often witnesses to some of the most awe inspiring athletic feats imaginable. Tennis has delivered a number of epic clashes throughout history.

Debates will rage on for years, even decades, about which matches were the greatest of all time. This is only natural as determining the greatest match of all time is a matter of speculation and opinion. We all have our own opinion. The following represent five entries that can be considered five of the greatest tennis matches of all time.

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Federer-Nadal Rivalry The Crown Of Men’s Tennis Revival

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Despite the lack of quality Americans in the sport, men’s tennis is seeing an apex in the game not seen since the Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras duels in the 1990’s.  This season has been dominated by one man:  Novak Djokovic.  Djokovic ran off a 43 match winning streak before being knocked off by Roger Federer in the French Open semifinal.  The victory gives us a fourth Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal final in six years.  The streak and the transcendent rivalry gives sports fans something amazing that few people are actually watching.  More on the greatness of tennis today served up after the jump.

 

Bryan Vickroy

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