Happy Birthday, Buon compleanno Gianluca Rinaldini one of the most talented 🇮🇹🎾players is 6⃣0⃣ years! He was 🇮🇹 junior 🏆, then at age of 22 (’81) he beat Adriano Panatta in the semifinals of 🇮🇹national championship. He broke into Top100, however a car accident ended his sports career. More info: http://www.db4tennis.com/players/male/gianluca-rinaldini
Fabio Fognini missed the chance to be the 1⃣st ever 🇮🇹male player reaching semifinal at Rogers Cup (formely Canadian Open) in the Open-era! He is the 3⃣rd 🇮🇹 who was so close:1972 Adriano Panatta lost in QF vs Ilie Năstase1973 Paolo Bertolucci lost in QF vs Cliff Drysdale1975 Adriano Panatta lost in QF vs Manuel Orantes1976 Paolo Bertolucci lost in QF vs Jaime Fillol Sr.2019 Fabio Fognini lost in QF . . .
Daniel Nestor ,former No.1⃣ in doubles, 9⃣1⃣ titles holder, 1⃣2⃣xGrand Slam 🏆, Olympic 🥇, 4⃣xTour Finals champ inducted into the Rogers Cup Hall of Fame.He’s the last left-handed male player who completed the career Grand Slam in men’s doubles & the only 1⃣🇨🇦🎾player who achieved this feat!
Famous 🎾players who celebrate their birthdays on the same day like Roger Federer :🇨🇦 Félix Auger-Aliassime 🇫🇷 Julie Diddie Vlasto🇵🇭 Juan Jose🇩🇪 Tatjana Maria🇦🇺 Marinko Matošević🇫🇮 Petra Thorén🇭🇺 Peter Szoke 🇺🇦 Kateryna Bondarenkoand some more, check out db4tennis.com!
Dominic Thiem claimed his 1⃣st ever win at Rogers Cup beating Denis Shapovalov. Last time when an 🇦🇹male player won a match at Rogers Cup (that time Canada Masters) was in 2004 Jurgen Melzer vs Fernando González Ciuffardi in R3 (6-3,6-3). 2 weeks later Gonzalez with Nicolas Massu (Thiem’s current coach) won Olympic 🥇
Félix Auger-Aliassime and Daniel Nestor talk about the optional format for the Canadian men’s doubles team regarding Davis Cup Tennis and Olympic (2020) at Rogers Cup presented by National Bank on August 3, 2019. Team Canada (Daniel Nestor and Sebastien_Lareau ) won the gold medal at Sydney Olympic Games in 2000 and Daniel Nestor along with Vasek Pospisil finished in 4th in 2016 . . .
Denis Shapovalov is back to the place where his success story just started in 2017. Attending live tv coverage about draw ceremony of Coupe Rogers présentée par Banque Nationale 2019. However, Denis’ route is tough: R1 Pierre-Hugues Herbert R2 Dominic Thiem R3 Marin Cilic
If you wanna relive again one of the greatest (if not the greatest) Grand Slam final ever, the Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer Wimbledon final FULL MATCH version is available since yesterday! db4tennis.com = the most comprehensive Tennis Grand Slam Database: every match, player (male/female) whose name appeared on the main draw since 1877
Last Saturday – on July 27 – Founder of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR),Dennis Van der Meer, passed away . Dennis was more than the founder of our great organization – he was the patriarch of our PTR Family, and he brought tennis coaches together. Dennis was a mentor, friend, educator, and advocate for countless tennis coaches . . .
You are touched by the spirit of the place as you watch the video below and relive the wonderful, human touching moments that the three new members of the International Tennis Hall of Fame , Mary Pierce, Li Na and Yevgeny Kafelnikov have given us during the first nighttime ceremony in Newport!