Heading into Sunday’s French Open final, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal already have played against each other in seven Grand Slam title matches, more than any pair of men in tennis history.
Federer, a 16-time major champion who completed a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros in 2009, improved on the mark he shared with Jimmy Connors. The last time Federer failed to reach the quarterfinals at a major was at the 2004 French Open.
With the French Open — tennis’ second Grand Slam event — getting underway in Roland Garros over the weekend, Jerry “Rello” Recco thought it would be a good time to play a little “Ova/Unda” with Boomer & Craig. And he was right.