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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

With a win in the Australian Open in 2007, Roger Federer became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a tournament without dropping a set. Not only so, he is also the first ever to do it so on a hard court.

Roger Federer wants arch-rival Rafael Nadal as his doubles partner in Laver Cup

Roger Federer wants arch-rival Rafael Nadal as his doubles partner in Laver Cup

Federer, who beat Nadal in an epic five-set Australian Open final last month, admitted yesterday at the unveiling of the new tournament scheduled for Prague in September.

AUS Open, Men's singles final, PREVIEW: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal, captivating but lopsided rivalry

AUS Open, Men's singles final, PREVIEW: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal, captivating but lopsided rivalry

The head-to-head record between the  Swiss and the Spaniard is anything but even, with Nadal winning 23 matches out of 34.

 

Laver Cup: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to play doubles together

Laver Cup: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to play doubles together

Nadal, who has won 23 of his 34 career meetings against Federer, was equally appreciative when asked to list the qualities of his rival.

Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe renew rivalry as Laver Cup captains

Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe renew rivalry as Laver Cup captains

Federer and Nadal announced they were committing to compete for the European side in next year`s event to be staged at the 02 arena in Prague from Sept. 22-24.