Welcome to Tennis Elbow, a new column that will look back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon recaps the Internazionali BNL d’Italia.
In this week's show, Nima Naderi and Parsa Samii are back in action with a review of the Rome Masters from Italy. Back with another Fedal title match after two years, we look into a rivalry that has spanned 30 matches. We also discuss Djokovic's meltdown from 6-2, 5-2 up against Berdych and ask if the loss will dent the top seed's title bid in Paris?
No. 5 seed Rafael Nadal completed a comprehensive lead up to Roland Garros on Sunday, defeating long-time rival Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 to win the Rome Masters for a seventh time. Read the details of their latest clash here.
No. 2 seed Roger Federer and No. 5 seed Rafael Nadal set up their 30th career meeting on Saturday in Rome, defeating Benoit Paire and Tomas Berdych in straight sets, respectively.
In my latest piece for Tennis Canada, I look at Novak Djokovic’s chances at the French Open, which begins next week. Will this finally be the year when Djokovic takes the... [Read more]