Wimbledon semifinal preview: Djokovic-Federer, Murray-Tsonga

With 11 days of Wimbledon behind us, four of the world’s top five players stand just one victory away from a spot in the final.  While Rafael Nadal’s absence will make the winner of the Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer matchup the likely championship favorite, either Andy Murray or Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will also capitalize on the Spaniard’s early exit by sneaking into his first Wimbledon final.  Let’s take a closer look at what to expect in these two highly competitive matchups.

Djokovic-Federer

The world’s top player hasn’t had quite the blistering start to 2012 that he did to 2011, having won just two titles in eight tournaments after winning the first seven and nine of the first 10 in 2011. [Read more…]

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.

 

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