Having caught 56 Grand Slam titles previously 18 decades, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have divided to the hearts of lovers and dominated tennis including never before in the history of this game. The Serbian phenomenon is going to be the sole Big 3 to the scoreboard in the US Open, that will kick off next Monday at Flushing Meadows.
The Spaniard rather gave up on defending the title he won in New York this past year, preferring to concentrate exclusively on Roland Garros. In case of a victory in Paris, the Majorcan veteran would equal the 20 majors of the eternal rival Federer.
The Swiss will probably stay in the pits before the start of 2021, also on account of this dual operation on his knee which he got lately. Meanwhile, the former veteran player Javier Frana has examined the hegemony of those 3 sacred creatures over the last decade and a half.
Frana on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal
“Without doubt nobody can disagree that Roger Federer has been among the players that gave something to tennis, such as he put a great deal of those who possibly didn’t eat tennis and that I didn’t see,” said the Argentine.
“His manner of playing along with his manner of being, together with his healthy competition with Rafael Nadal made lots of men and women love it. They (Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal) are just two examples which have quite different items, but have things in common, like the humility of those individuals.
They are extremely available, very ordinary, earthly types,” stated Javier Frana. Federer with 20 total significant names, and Nadal with 19, are second and first on the men’s on site record for its most majors names, and hold many different documents involving them.
Collectively they’ve won 11 consecutive Grand Slam championships, in the 2005 French Open into the 2007 US Open, along with 6 consecutive Grand Slam championships on 2 occasions; in the 2008 French Open into the 2009 Wimbledon Championships and by the 2017 Australian Open into the 2018 French Open.
Due to a more competitive strategy under the direction of Stefan Edberg and Ivan Ljubicic, Federer has been able to acquire more frequently in the last several decades, a reversal of inertia also affected by the selection of the Swiss to bypass the entire year on red on many occasions. The pinnacle was touched by the glorious closing of the Australian Open 2017, won by Federer in five places.