In 1968, during the summer Olympics in Mexico City an American high jump athlete, Dick Fosbury, introduced a new style of jumping, which journalists named after him: The Fosbury Flop and the high jump was changed forever.
Moving to tennis, even if Rafael Nadal didn’t bring something new to the sport, you cannot ignore that he is going for his 12th Roland Garros crown and that he is the dominator of the clay court . Perhaps, after he hangs his racket, the main stadium should be renamed to Rafa Nadal Court.
The Spanish star beat very easily Roger Federer (who however, made a remarkable performance, first guy to reach Grand Slam semifinals at this age, after Jimmy Connors) and is now waiting for his opponent.
Everybody believes that it will be Djokovic but Thiem played well yesterday, resisted and if the match was not suspended, he might have pulled the surprise.
The dream final would be between the two “Monsters” of tennis. The last time they played a final in “Nadal Court” Djokovic lost, but the last time they played a Grand Slam Final, the Serbian won very easy. Only one day left to know!Follow us on