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Rafael Nadal’s Absence, Roger Federer favorite at US Open

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:19 am , filed under Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Tennis News, U.S. Open by

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14-time singles Grand slam winner Rafael Nadal’s absence from the US Open tournament makes a big opportunity for former World no. 1 Roger Federer to clinch 18th Grand slam crown in his career. Federer, who had played outstanding tennis from past couple of months, he is looking forward to create history at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Rafael Nadal the defending champion has withdraws from the US open begins next week, due to right hand wrist injury. Nadal and Federer are considered as best rivals in Open Era, where the pair has meet each other for 33-times so far on the ATP World Tour. Nadal had won 23 of 33 meetings including last six in major tournaments, which creates Federer a best opportunity to clinch forthcoming US Open crown for sixth time.

Roger Federer, who had won Cincinnati Masters title last week beating world No. 6 David Ferrer, he is eyeing to continue similar momentum to bounce back at year’s last slam in New York. Swiss legend has been working hard in training along with head coach Stefan Edberg in New York and hopes to play best tennis of his career to take home US Open title.

Federer is also having possibilities to climb to No. 2 place in ATP Ranking points, where he can surpass Rafael Nadal, who had withdraws from the tournament due to wrist injury.

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