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Roger Federer closed the organization of the exhibition, yesterday in Zurich, with a gala dinner attended by 350 special guests. Federer collected a total income of about EUR 789,500 for his foundation in Africa. But at least in the great closing dinner, the numbers presented today in Madrid Rafael Nadal will be higher than the Swiss, the post-dinner show of the Magic Box, scheduled for tonight (21:00 pm) in the Gallery Crystal Palace Cibeles gather 550 guests, grouped in 55 tables of ten seats each.
The catering of the dinner in Madrid run by Six-Sens, specialized company that runs Caritina Lapique. Ana Maria Parera, Nadal’s mother, expressed her feeling “for all people who wanted to pay for a box and a table for dinner, and have not been addressed. ” Attendees included actresses has Paz Vega and Belen Rueda, Miguel Bose, Pedro Almodovar and Fernando Llorente, world champion striker Athletic Bilbao. Most tables were sold as a package along with the boxes.
The first major challenge of the 2011 season will be the Australia Open, which he left in 2010 with an injury to Andy Murray in the quarterfinals. What do you expect now? It would be his fourth consecutive Grand Slam title…
Winning in Australia is a great illusion, a very great illusion. To think about winning there, the first thing I do is train well, does well in December … and thus arrive in Australia having done everything correctly. Then, if it goes well … as well. If not, sorry.
What do you remember what happened in Melbourne to Murray, when he will be a year of that withdrawal?
I lived in Australia in 2010 was a difficult situation. He came to play well, very good in Abu Dhabi and Doha, and that was when I got injured and had to retire to Murray. Withdraw from a match and a tournament like this is something ugly. I lived difficult moments. It was a shock.
Then, after the clay court season, winning it all started…
At Indian Wells and Miami played poorly two games I should win. Then Roland Garros blew everything else I got my spine, 2009. It was a pleasant bonus. Winning my second Wimbledon was a dream.
And the cycle of the Grand Slam will now return to Australia after the great success of New York.
Winning the U.S. Open was just a dream. I did the right thing, but I Just to tennis. From the first round to the end, my level was different.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer returns to Madrid affiliate, early this morning after closing yesterday at the Hallenstadion in Zurich (Oerlikon) the first chapter of his double mourning solidarity. Before 13,000 spectators and after hour and 38 minutes, Federer won in straight sets 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. The proceeds go to the Roger Federer Foundation For Africa.
The second shift, this time full benefit of Rafa Nadal Foundation, formally starts at 19:00 pm today at the Magic Box (La1) to 12,000 spectators and GreenSet on track, as in Zurich. With the players in full preparation for the start of the 2011 season in Australia, the match in Zurich was competitive attractions … but obviously without the ignition of the grand finals that have built this historic rivalry.
From the start, Federer remains loaded heavily on the short second serves from Nadal. Rafa was able to stay in the first set but once lowered the percentage of first serves in the second and third sets, Federer was installed on the bridge.
Federer had logical advantage in ambient heat … invest today in favor of Nadal. The best summary is in the words of Roger after the game, even on the runway at Hallenstadion: “Thanks to everyone who contributed: I have been lucky to come out on top, but in a game like this, what matters is not who wins “. The results of these exhibitions do not count toward ATP official honors.
Zurich’s party was the prologue to a show the singer DJ Bobo. Nadal and Federer shared motorized ride, lunch and shopping along the streets of Zurich. Today in the Magic Box, David Bisbal put the musical prologue to the second display within 24 hours of the two best players in the world. Already, the result is not important, but to see who is the handsome Nadal says he wants to win.
During an active career in professional tennis, Sampras successfully incised many achievements. Because of “flood” trophy, trophies and awards 39-year-old man, a warehouse in Los Angeles, USA, also was used specifically to save it.
Bad luck for Sampras, there is ignorant hands that fondle the storage warehouse. Most trophies and also disappeared without a trace, although only one Grand Slam trophy missing.
Grief man who hanged racket in 2002 it would be a little relieved. International Tennis Federation (ITF) is ready to replace the missing trophy. Not all do, but only two of the Davis Cup title that Sampras won in 1992 and 1995.
“We are very sorry for the incident. We understand how special his victory in the Davis Cup for a tennis player. When Pete Sampras is difficult to forget the loss of two trophies that, we offer him a replica of the trophy as recognition of his outstanding record in this event, “said ITF President Francesco Ricci Bitti said of Yahoo Sports.
Sympathy was also expressed by the organizers of the Australian Open, the championship which was won by Sampras in 1994 and 1997. Yet there is no detailed statement of whether the organizers of the Australian Open ITF will follow the steps or not.
The British tennis player Andy Murray, world number four, rolled on Sunday Roger Federer 6-3, 6-2 and won the 1000 Masters title in Shanghai.
The Scot, 23, played a flawless during the hour and lasted 25 minutes game, breaking the service 16 times Grand Slam champion four times to dismantle it and get his second Masters of the season.
“I had a great week and I played one of my best games of tennis to beat Roger,” Murray said at the awards ceremony of an event that did not lose a set.
The match meant the third time they met in a final this season, Murray lost in the Australia Open earlier this year before taking the rematch at the Toronto Masters in August 1000. Read the rest of this entry »