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Roger Federer shares three invaluable life lessons he learned from tennis | The Times of India

Federer's second life lesson, which he learned from being a professional tennis player is that "It’s only a point", and so one shouldn't be too harsh on themselves. Instead, one should accept their failures, reflect and learn from them, and move on in life rather than dwell on past mistakes.“In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. Now, I have a question for all of you... what percentage of the POINTS do you think I won in those matches? Only 54%. When you’re playing a point, it is the most important thing in the world. But when it’s behind you, it’s behind you," he said.Life is also like tennis, and it is full of ups and downs. However, what determines one's success is how quickly one gets over failures and the hard moments in life.Photo: R...
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French Open 2024: Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner renew feisty rivalry hoping to give a taste of tennis’s future

This week at the French Open, for just the third time in 20 years, none of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic got through to the quarterfinal of a Major.The triumvirate have loomed so large over men’s tennis that tracking their progress, and any potential face offs, through to the final stages of Grand Slam tournaments had become a habit. But with Federer out, Nadal’s long, drawn-out attempts of another miracle in Paris crushed in the very first round, and Djokovic’s problems with his form compounding with a latest injury setback, curtains for the era they defined seem like they have all but come down. Succession plans, however, often have a way of falling in place on their own. On Friday, Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner will take each other on for a place in the final at ...
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Novak Djokovic shrugs off injury, pips Cerundolo in another French Open epic | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Defending champion Novak Djokovic faced a tough challenge to subdue Argentine Francisco Cerundolo in Paris on Monday, ultimately triumphing with a 6-1, 5-7, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 victory to advance to the quarter-finals of the French Open. Djokovic encountered a knee issue during the match but managed to recover and secure the milestone victory.The Serb, who is in pursuit of a record-extending 25th Grand Slam title, notched his 370th match victory at the majors, surpassing Swiss great Roger Federer.However, Djokovic's inconsistent performance in this match may give hope to his title rivals.Despite a strong start, Djokovic faced challenges throughout the match, particularly struggling with a knee issue that required on-court treatment. Cerundolo capitalized on Djokovic's vulnerabiliti...