Mon 30 Jul 2012
London, beside its football history has a big tennis tradition. We may say that tennis is coming home. Wimbledon is one of the best and most difficult tennis tournaments. Tennis fanatics will book their places at the courts, and the satisfaction will be guaranteed. There is only one bad thing about London Games- the absence of Rafael Nadal, due to injury problems. People wanted to see a final between the two excellent players- Nadal and Federer.
Hours before the start of the Olympic Games, one of the favorites- Federer said that winning the tournament is much harder than the major Grand Slam victories. Everyone wants to show the best play and gain fame, maybe because the London Games will be watched by four billions of people all around the world. Federer is one the biggest names in London, moreover he is the last Wimbledon Champion.
At the Olympic Games Federer won 4th place in the 2000th Games. He won Olympic gold in doubles in the previous tournament. Maybe London could become his luckiest city even more his opponent Novak Djokovic named Federer as the biggest tennis title challenger. Months ago the Swiss player took all the glory on the grass of Wimbledon and many fans are expecting more titles from their favorite.
We will not be able to see a Nadal-Federer match, but the rivalry between the two players could be the main attraction in the London tennis tournament. Federer has a slight advantage in the matches against Djokovic. He leads by a victory in the Grand Slams matches. They had only one match on grass, and London could become the battleground for another memorable battleground for Federer and Djokovic. Many specialists consider the rivalry between the two players, as the biggest rivalry in the Open Era.