Rafael Nadal And Roger Federer Will Be Doubles Partners In 2019
From Wimbledon to The French Open and beyond, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have won it all when it comes to the magnificent game of tennis.
So what happens when you pair these two greats of the game together in a doubles match? We never thought we'd see the day, but that rather exciting prospect came true during the 2017 Laver Cup in Prague
And now it's about to happen again at the 2019 Laver Cup. YES!
@RafaelNadal and @RogerFederer have confirmed they will reunite for Team Europe's 2019 Laver Cup campaign in Geneva https://t.co/Ecxqitp6L7- Laver Cup (@LaverCup) December 13, 2018
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Representing team Europe, the legendary Roger Federer stepped onto the court with his doubles partner Rafael Nadal as the crowd looked on in awe.
It's official. Roger and Rafa were the best double act since Kenan and Kel.
The pair beat American duo Sam Querrey and Jack Sock in two sets, recording a 6-4 1-6 (10-5) victory to give Team Europe a 9-3 lead.
If you're a huge tennis fan, and have followed these two incredible athletes since day one, then this highlights reel of the pair playing together is pure bliss.
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Federer managed to win Wimbledon in 2017, which was an eighth title following victories in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012.
The ever-elegant Swiss eased his way past Marin Cilic, who who was battling with a foot injury, in the final. The big serving Croatian even cried after the first set as he received medical attention though continued to play through the pain barrier.
The victory saw Federer surpass American legend Pete Sampras becoming the most successful open era male player on grass.
We can't wait to see Roger and Rafa back on the same court together:
Bring on the 2019 Laver Cup!