Fed/Nadal #19

Posted in sports, tennis at 8:34 pm by danvk

Don’t get caught up in all the Super Bowl hoopla — the really exciting match this weekend starts five hours from now in Australia.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are facing off in yet another Grand Slam final. This time, though, Rafa is the #1 tennis player in the world and Federer is #2.

They both have quite a bit at stake. If Nadal wins, I think it’s safe to say that he’s completely emerged from Federer’s shadow. And given that he won both the French Open and Wimbledon last year, he’ll be a serious threat to pull of a true Grand Slam (all four majors in the same calendar year).

If Federer wins, he ties Pete Sampras’s record for most major titles (14) and cements his claim as the “greatest of all time”.

The match starts at 12:30 AM PST (3:30 AM EST) on ESPN. TiVo’s are recommended!

1 Comment

  1. Nathan Buch said,

    February 8, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    Hi, just letting you know I posted to your “How many Boggle boards are there?” post. I wasn’t sure you’d be alerted.

    – Nathan