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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Behind the 'raw' photo that captures their enduring friendship

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Behind the ‘raw’ photo that captures their enduring friendship

CNN — It was a moment in time – as brief as half a second – that captured the intensity of the relationship and rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Poised on the side of the court with her camera at the ready, photographer Ella Ling expected Federer’s farewell from tennis to be charged …

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Congratulations!  Rafael Nadal and his wife Mery Perello are reportedly expecting a son as Spanish magazine Hola!  revealed the sex of their baby on Thursday

Rafael Nadal and his wife Mery Perello ‘are expecting a baby boy’

They are expecting their first child together after a 17-year romance. And Rafael Nadal and his wife Mery Perello are reportedly expecting a son as Spanish magazine Hola! revealed the sex of their baby on Thursday. The publication first broke the news of Mery’s pregnancy in June, after weeks of speculation that Rafael’s childhood sweetheart …

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Roger Federer pairs with Rafael Nadal in last match, falls in doubles at Laver Cup

Roger Federer pairs with Rafael Nadal in last match, falls in doubles at Laver Cup

LONDON — This day, this match, had to come, of course, for Roger Federer, and for tennis, just as it inevitably must for every athlete in every sport. Federer bid farewell Friday night with one last contest before he heads into retirement at age 41 after a superlative career that spanned nearly a quarter-century and …

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Roger Federer takes to court for final time as storied career comes to a close

Roger Federer takes to court for final time as storied career comes to a close

CNN — After more than 1,500 matches, 103 singles titles and 20 grand slams, it is time for Roger Federer’s last dance. The tennis great will take to the court for the final time to play with longtime friend and rival Rafael Nadal in a doubles match in the Laver Cup at London’s O2 Arena …

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Roger Federer admits feeling 'nervous' as he prepares for farewell doubles match at Laver Cup

Roger Federer admits feeling ‘nervous’ as he prepares for farewell doubles match at Laver Cup

Roger Federer said he will play just one doubles match at this weekend’s Laver Cup in what would be his last professional match. The 41-year-old Swiss star announced his impending retirement last week, having failed to recover sufficiently from his most recent knee operation to resume his career. At a news conference at London’s O2 …

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