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In the second instalment of Ubitennis’ Getting To Know You series, we spoke with a Swiss journalist that has documented Roger Federer’s progression since he was a teenager.

 

Rene Stauffer is one of the most well known sports writers in his native Switzerland with more than 30 years of experience. He has worked for national newspaper Tages-Anzeiger since 1993, travelling the world to cover tennis.

Apart from journalism, Stauffer has also written books. In 2010 he published Roger Federer: Quest for Perfection. An autobiography about the world No.2. Since publishing, the book has been translated in ten different languages. Including Indonesian and Bulgarian.

During an interview with Ubitennis, Stauffer reflects upon his career and recounts the first time he met Federer over 20 years ago.

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(VIDEO EXCLUSIVE) Novak Djokovic Wins 7th Wimbledon Title Over Kyrgios

Novak Djokovic won a 21st Grand Slam title after beating Nick Kyrgios in four sets.

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Ubitennis founder Ubaldo Scanagatta and hall of famer Steve Flink reflect on Novak Djokovic’s four set win over Nick Kyrgios. Djokovic completed a 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6(3) victory over the Australian to seal a 7th Wimbledon title, a fourth in a row and a 21st Grand Slam title.

 

Scanagatta and Flink reflect on Djokovic’s achievement and where that puts him amongst the sport’s greats. They also talk about Pete Sampras and his effect on Djokovic as a role model and they also praise Nick Kyrgios’ fighting spirit as they talk what’s next for him.

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(VIDEO EXCLUSIVE) Elena Rybakina’s Wimbledon Win Was Good But The Level Wasn’t Great

Tennis Hall of Famer Steve Flink joins Ubitennis to reflect on what was a historic Wimbledon women’s final.

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Elena Rybakina has become the first Kazakh player in history to win a major title after fighting her way back from a set down to defeat Ons Jabeur.

 

The 23-year-old had only ever beaten a top 10 payer on the grass once before going into the final but held her nerve to claim the biggest win of her life. But how does the level of this final compare to others in the past?

Ubaldo Scanagatta and Flink analyze the match, as well as preview a mouth-watering clash in the men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios.

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(VIDEO EXCLUSIVE): Novak Djokovic Battles Past Norrie, Faces Kyrgios In The Final

Novak Djokovic reached his eighth Wimbledon on Friday.

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UBI founder Ubaldo Scanagatta and hall of famer Steve Flink discuss the only semi-final that took place on day 12 of Wimbledon. Novak Djokovic secured a place in the final where he will bid for his seventh Wimbledon title and 21st grand slam title.

 

They discuss the Serb’s strange first set against Cameron Norrie where he then cruised through in four sets against the British number one. They also talk about Djokovic’s chances against Nick Kyrgios in Sunday’s blockbuster final.

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