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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Behind the 'raw' photo that captures their enduring friendship

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Behind the ‘raw’ photo that captures their enduring friendship

CNN — It was a moment in time – as brief as half a second – that captured the intensity of the relationship and rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Poised on the side of the court with her camera at the ready, photographer Ella Ling expected Federer’s farewell from tennis to be charged …

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Rafael Nadal on Roger Federer: 'An important part of my life is leaving too'

Rafael Nadal on Roger Federer: ‘An important part of my life is leaving too’

CNN — When the end came neither Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal could hold back the tears. Perhaps it was the music that stirred the emotions, with British singer Ellie Goulding bringing a memorable night in London to a conclusion, or maybe it was the memories, and there are plenty of those shared between these …

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Roger Federer brings down curtain on his career with a defeat, but still dazzles alongside longtime friend and rival Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer brings down curtain on his career with a defeat, but still dazzles alongside longtime friend and rival Rafael Nadal

CNN — Roger Federer’s career may have ended in a defeat on Friday, but the five-minute standing ovation that followed was testament to the unique, indelible mark he left on the sport of tennis. The adulation of the crowd, seemingly endless rounds of applause and chants of “Roger, Roger, Roger,” reduced Federer to tears. “I’m …

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Roger Federer takes to court for final time as storied career comes to a close

Roger Federer takes to court for final time as storied career comes to a close

CNN — After more than 1,500 matches, 103 singles titles and 20 grand slams, it is time for Roger Federer’s last dance. The tennis great will take to the court for the final time to play with longtime friend and rival Rafael Nadal in a doubles match in the Laver Cup at London’s O2 Arena …

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LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in 'lively' GOP discussion about Saudi-backed LIV tour

LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in ‘lively’ GOP discussion about Saudi-backed LIV tour

CNN — Greg Norman, the head of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour, faced some conservative criticism on Tuesday after he met with a group of House Republicans behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, on a trip to Washington as part of a public-relations push to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the PGA …

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