>> Saturday, June 20, 2009
Roger Federer and his quest to fifteen major championships has become quite a bit easier. Defending Wimbledon Champion, Rafael Nadal, has pulled out of Wimbledon due to the knee tendinitis that hampered him at the French Open.
"I'm just not 100 percent," the No. 1-ranked Nadal said during a news conference at the All England Club. "I'm better than I was a couple of weeks ago, but I just don't feel ready."
Federer and Nadal competed in one of the greatest tennis matches of all-time during the Wimbledon Final's last year and it is disappointing that we won't be able to see the same this year. Nadal is currently the #1 ranked player in the world, but Federer will surpass him and regain the world's #1 ranking with a good performance at Wimbledon.
Here are some highlights from last year's classic final.