Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer in the longest Wimbledon final match ever to win the men's single title in 2008. He had lost t he previous 2 finals to Federer, but finally came thru in 2008.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal
2009 at the French open - Robin Soderling (SWE)
Roger Federer recently lost his number 1 spot to Rafael Nadal.
Roger lost in a five-setter to Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open in 2009.
Roger Federer has won Wimbledon 6 times, (5 in a row), beating 3 different players: Mark Phillipoussis (2003), Andy Roddick (2004), Andy Roddick (2005), Rafa Nadal (2006), Rafa Nadal (2007), Andy Roddick (2009)
Nadal has won Wimbledon twice, in 2008 and 2010. he was in the final of 2011 but he lost to DJOKAVIC
According to Associated Content (refer to the link, below), the top ten all-time Grand Slam winners are as follows (the number preceding the colon (:) indicates the number of Grand Slam titles won in singles only; n.b., since there are ties, more than ten players may be listed):Women (as of March 3, 2009)* 7: Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Venus Williams, Justine Henin * 8: Billie Jean King * 9: Monica Seles * 10: Serena Williams * 11: Margaret Smith Court * 18: Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova * 22: Steffi GraffMen (as of March 30, 2009)* 6: Rafael Nadal, Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker * 7: John McEnroe, Mats Wilander * 8: Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl * 11: Bjorn Borg * 13: Roger Federer * 14: Pete Sampras
No they are not lost when you prestige.
Margaret [nee Smith] Court holds the incredible record in Mixed Doubles titles of winning 12 out of 13 consecutive Grand Slam titles. She won 7 titles in a row. Had she not lost the final of the Wimbledon Mixed doubles title in 1964, she would have achieved 3 consecutive Calendar Grand Slams in Mixed Doubles. Further, she actually won 13 out of 14 Grand Slam tournaments that she entered, having been absent from 3 consecutive tournaments in 1962 after the first of those Grand Slam titles. As history stands, she has achieved one singles Calendar Grand Slam and two mixed doubles Calendar Grand Slams - more Grand Slam achievements than any other player in history.
he will lose 450 points. that's what you get 4 winning it...as he won it last year. but federer will lose that many points also because he won the gerry weber open last year but didn't play this year.
He lost in the semifinal in four sets to Andy Murray