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and an all-time record 19 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments, tied with Roger Federer.He was also a member of the winning Spain Davis Cup team in 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2011.Nadal, however, doesn’t seem obsessed with the fact that Federer has three more Grand Slam trophies than he owns at this time.“So he has three more,” he said. Actor Alec Baldwin (right) and his wife Hilaria Baldwin watch Maria Sharapova during her first round women's singles match against Simona Halep at the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Aug. “I really don't think much about these kind of things. I'm very happy with all the things that are happening to me, win this title again."Is so important, winning on hard court again. Being healthy, you see everything more possible, no? But being healthy and have the chance to practice well and compete well, everything change."Not to take anything away from Anderson, the first South African to reach a U. Open final in the Open era, but expectations weren’t very high for him to pull out an upset. He tends to be a player who lacks patience on the court, which resulted in his having 40 unforced errors to only 11 for Nadal. Stephens and her mom, Sybil, were in the house Sunday watching Nadal win the men's title. While the South African can boast a huge serve — he posted 10 aces to one for Nadal — his movement around the court is suspect and he’s not skilled at volleying. He never faced a break point in the match, and he also won all 16 points he played at the net. 21 for the fourth time in his career and will continue to hold onto the spot to increase his overall total of 144 weeks in the position. Actor James Franco (right) watches Sloane Stephens of the United States play against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during the U. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. Former tennis champion Boris Becker (R) talks to Katrina Adams Chairman of the Board, CEO and President of the United States Tennis Association (L) in Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. Vogue editor Anna Wintour (center) sits behind Mirka Federer (left) and Ivan Ljubicic, wife and coach of Roger Federer of Switzerland during his match against Frances Tiafoe at the U. Many don’t think of Nadal on the offense, moving forward, but he’s actually one of the great volleyers in the game. Only three men in history — Nadal, Pete Sampras and Ken Rosewall — have won Grand Slam titles in their teens, 20s and 30s. He’s competed in three of the four Grand Slam finals, claiming two of those titles. Open, Nadal hadn’t won a hard-court title since 2014, at the tournament in Doha, Qatar, which is always played the first week of each season.
Federer, with a men’s record 19 Grand Slam trophies, missed the last six months of 2016 recuperating from a knee injury.For those who might not believe that players are showing their muscles later into their careers, the last five Grand Slam champions have been 30 and over going back to Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland, who recently underwent knee surgery and didn’t show up in New York to defend his title. In Grand Slam finals this year, players over 30 were featured seven times, with only the 29-year-old Marin Cilic at Wimbledon not old enough to join Nadal, Federer, Wawrinka and Anderson in that category. Fox, watch play between Sloane Stephens, of the United States, and Madison Keys, of the United States, during the women's singles final of the U. Unsurprisingly then, tennis fans are desperate for one last Wimbledon final between the two men.But Nadal has admitted he’s hoping to avoid having to play Federer at The Championships this year, having already lost the Australian Open final to him at the beginning of the season.