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Roger Federer graces the cover of this weeks El Pais Semanal. A few days ago (in case you missed it), he and skier Lindsey Vonn played some tennis on a glacier. After being dropped by IMG, Bernard Tomic rises above to win his 2nd ATP title in Bogota. Leonardo Mayer won his 1st ATP title in Hamburg. Caroline Wozniacki […]

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The “Murresmo” partnership seems to be going well so far. Andy Murray blogged from Queens that his partnership with Amelie Mauresmo started with a text message. Novak Djokovic is still having fun with his bachelors (and a blow-up doll) in Ibiza. Check out the Nike looks for Wimbledon, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov, Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams. […]

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Amelie Mauresmo seemed to be showing some Team GB spirit at the AEGON Championships on Tuesday with a cute Union Jack tote. Rafael Nadal shares some stories about his Babolat racquet (you know, the one that’s helped him win 9 Roland Garros titles). Donna Vekic and Ana Ivanovic tried out some cricket in Birmingham. Why are […]

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Round-Up Of Rafa’s 9th Roland Garros Win

Rafael Nadal raised a historic 9th Roland Garros trophy on Sunday, after defeating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 (watch highlights here). When asked if they should change the name from Roland Garros to Nadal Garros, Rafa said: “Well, thank you very much. The name is very nice, Roland Garros, so…  (Laughter.)  Don’t need to […]

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Ends Today: “Nadal: The Biography” Giveaway

Rafael Nadal is in the French Open final today, biding to win his record 9th French Open title and The Slice is offering a chance for one lucky reader to win a free copy of the new book by Tom Oldfield, Nadal: The Biography. The book offers insight into the training and lifestyle that has made Rafa […]

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Fashion Focus: Serena, Rafa & Roger Nike Wimby 2014

Serena Williams will step on the grass court at Wimbledon wearing Nike’s Lawn Novelty Knit Dress in hopes of regaining momentum after her shocking upset at Roland Garros. It’s the same style as her French Open dress, in white with a grey accent, but hopefully will bring her a little more luck this time. Wimbledon […]

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The always entertaining Road to Roland Garros is back. Gilles Simon said he’d be himself in a video game so he can finally beat Rafa! Roger Federer (no.18), Rafael Nadal (no.31), Serena Williams (no.43), Novak Djokovic (no.61), Maria Sharapova (no.72), Andy Murray (no.89) rank on Time‘s “Most Obsessed-Over People On the Web.” Catch up with Martina Hingis on the pressure she faced […]

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Exclusive Giveaway: “Nadal: The Biography”

In honor of Rafael Nadal‘s bid to win his record 9th French Open title, The Slice is offering a chance for one lucky reader to win a free copy of the new book by Tom Oldfield, Nadal: The Biography. The book offers insight into the training and lifestyle that has made Rafa such an incredible champion. Enter […]

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Is qualifier Facundo Bagnis filling the Argentina void that Delpo has left? Well, no, but he made his Grand Slam debut and battled in a very long four hour, 26 minute match on Monday to beat Julien Benneteau 18-16 in the fifth. Maria Sharapova seemed “Happy” to be in Paris. Not sure boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov is […]

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Rafa Schools Amigos At Poker At Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal took some time away from Roland Garros practice for a little poker with his amigos, Juan Monaco, Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco. So who do you think won? When they lose they blame their luck, but I’ve put more hours than they have, that’s why I win. That’s my trick pic.twitter.com/gFU5HC4KtS — Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) […]

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