A look back at the low points of the 17-time Grand Slam champion's worst campaign for over a decade.
Being in the limelight and having Serena Williams as a rival is not easy. Watching musician boyfriend Redfoo however has been of immense value to Victoria Azarenka in easing pressures on her.
While Federer's prowess on the court is undisputed, his ability to monetize his career has been light-years ahead of that of any tennis player who ever lived.
Since returning from an long injury lay-off, Rafael Nadal has won 10 titles, including his eighth French Open and his second US Open.
Novak Djokovic held a strong mental and tactical edge over Rafael Nadal two years back. Nadal's loss to the Serbian in the 2011 US Open final was the turning point in the rivalry between the world's two best-ranked players.
Nadal's second US Open title took him to within four of Roger Federer's record of 17 Grand Slam crowns and just one shy of Pete Sampras's 14. World number one Djokovic has celebrated six Grand Slam final successes but also tasted six defeats.
Nadal acknowledged there was something special about his latest trophy because he watched last year's US Open on TV from the sofa back home in Spain, sidelined by a left knee injury that forced him off the tour for about seven months.
You evolve. You grow. What does not change is Rafael Nadal's demeanor, win or lose.
Rafael Nadal was once known as the champion of clay. By beating Novak Djokovic in the US Open final, the Spaniard has put a defining exclamation mark on his abilities to play on any surface.
In a career spanning 24 years, Leander Paes has smashed his way to success many a time just like he did on Sunday in the US Open by winning the men's doubles title, for his 14th major. NDTV picks top five picture perfect moments in Paes' career.
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