It is observed that with every battle, every sports game, every fight, every race and etc. That one shall stand, while the other may fall, no matter how small advantage and how close the completion between both sides. Legends are often compared with each other, in order to determine which side has the competitive advantage and strength. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are both similar to each other in terms of performance, level of income, media attention, fan base and philanthropic activities. They however differ from each other in terms their upbringing, play style and personal life
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lived starkly contrasting lives at one point. Roger Federer was born in 8 August 1981, at Basel, Switzerland to his Swiss father Robert Federer and South African mother Lynette Federer, who were both pharmaceutical executives. He has one sibling sister named Diana and took up the sport at the age of 14 and decided to become a full time tennis player at age 16 when he gained no.1 national summer tennis rankings at the expense of dropping out from school. In 1998 he won his first junior Wimbledon cup propelling him to become an international player. Novak Djokovic however was born on 22 May 1987 in Belgrade, former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, to his father Srdan and mother Dijana. His parents owned the company Family Sports, which had three restaurants and a tennis academy at Mount Kopaonik. Heis two younger brothers are Marko and Đorđe, who are also currently tennis players with professional aspirations. He took up the sport at the age of four. He actively started training when he was six years old, for he was noticed by Yugoslav ...
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... has earned $ 80,846,307 in prize money and Novak Djovak has earned $ 60,271,921 in prize money. In terms of performance both are at the top of their game for Roger Federer is currently no.1 in rankings and Novak Djovak is currently no.2 in rankings.
Jack welch has once quoted “If you don't have a competitive advantage, don't compete”, the statement holds true in relation to the rivalry between Novak Djovak and Roger Federer for if one player isn’t able to create or press his competitive advantage then, the player risks losing his grasp over his or her current position, for other players will overtake him or her. Roger Federer and Novak Djovak are contrastingly different from each other in terms of upbringing, personal life and playstyle. They however share similarities in terms of level of income, media attention, fan base, performance and philanthropic activities.
...heir heart rate after playing real tennis is nearly double than that of the heart rate after playing the video game. Player 7’s heart rate even reaches above 200 after playing tennis. I suppose the answer is clearly apparent about how much more your body works to play real tennis rather than the video game.
One main reason why Bobby Fischer is the greatest player of all-time was because he defeated the legendary Soviet, Spassky. Before “The Match of the Century” began he said, “No matter how I win, if I do not shake my challenger’s hand, I will lose more than I’ve ever won anything in my life”(94). Bobby is a great sportsmanship, and a very talented chess player. Fischer’s challenger, ignores every distraction that Bobby makes. Spassky had always been serious about every game he plays. This concludes that by just looking at their attitude, Fischer is the better
Jimmy worked like a demon to make up for the difference. By age 8, Jimmy was skillful enough to enter into tournaments, and he made a good showing in them. Jimmy did not win his first tournament until he was in the ten-year-old competition. The losses only gave him determination and the wins only gave humbleness. Jimmy Connors, a paragon of all sorts, had an unconquerable spirit. Jimmy knew that he had to be himself out on the tennis courts if he wanted to succeed. At times in Jimmy’s career, he was known as a spoiled brat for his cocky attitude. He was often called “mouth”. He had this spirit ever since he was a young boy. Being the smaller kid of his age group, he had to have something to hold onto.
A young African-American boy walks onto some rundown tennis courts at a local park with his father in Richmond, VA. Armed with an old wooden racket and a can of white tennis balls, his father begins to feed him some different shots and tells his son everything he knows about tennis. Being an African-American, this young boy did not have many friends that were as interested in tennis as he was. Since tennis is a predominantly white sport, Arthur Ashe’s desire to play was not encouraged by either race, but instead of giving up on the sport he loved, he continued playing to the dismay of many. Little did Ashe know, however, that his persistence would change the game forever. His efforts opened doors for many of the popular African-American tennis players, such as Serena and Venus Williams, MaliVai Washington, and Bryan Shelton. The class that he brought to the game of tennis and the bravery he showed by changing a sport dominated by whites made Arthur Ashe a legend in his own time.
In conclusion this is how these two allstars are beyond incredible and this is how they show their talents in different ways. This also shows how American culture has changed a lot. We see how Michael Jordan talent differs from Lebron James talent but they are compared too as both “The best to ever play the game of basketball”.
With 32 grand slams won between the two of, Roger Federer, also known as the Fed Express, and Rafael “Rafa” Nadal, also known as the King of Clay, are two of the greatest tennis players of all time. These two players have faced each other 35 times and have dominated the sport for more than a decade. Over the course of their careers they have been the faces of tennis. Their rivalry is considered by many to be the greatest ever seen. What makes this rivalry so phenomenal is how different yet similar they both are.
Though football would be considered America’s sport to watch during the 1970s, tennis strongly grew into America’s game to play, and became the “in” sport then as well. Tennis in the United States made a
Tennis also teaches many positive characteristics such as, self-discipline, leadership, character, and the ability to manage mistakes. Participating in any sport requires self-disciple. Whether that discipline is through eating healthy with the proper nutrition, or being disciplined enough to practice frequently. Leadership is also a quality obtained in tennis through leading the team to success, surrounding yourself with other leaders, and helping to always improve your game and fellow teammates. These qualities improve both the character and skill of the
My love for tennis blossomed at the young age of eleven. During middle school my peers knew me as the boy who was remarkably talented at tennis and I savored that title. Butterflies floated throughout my youthful body whenever someone complimented me. As the years passed, my dad nurtured me into a top player. Before I knew it high school arrived and it was time to compete at a higher level. My excitement was out of this world, but I knew my dad could no longer push me forward and my future was up to me. However, the ego I developed over the years blocked what lie in front of me. I wasn’t looking at the bigger picture; the hard work demanded of me, teamwork, and the motivation to reach an ultimate goal. Throughout my four years of participating
Once people start to learn how to play the game, they can become much more aware of their surroundings. Tennis not only requires one to watch the ball constantly, but also watch for other balls that may come onto the court. Playing tennis also requires the individual to practice. Similar with starting any new sport or club, many people are given the chance to meet new people who share something that they are both passionate about and can relate to. People are also given a chance to become more physically fit. Tennis requires many short sprints from one end of the court to the other, as well as constant conditioning to build up one’s strength, physically and mentally. Tennis can give many people the chance to become more physically active and expand their social life once they decide to incorporate it into their daily
I 'm going to compare tennis to golf to reveal the similarities and differences between the two sports. I think you will be surprised how similar they are. They both depend on the swing of your body; grips of your hands, the strike zone of the ball and both are a mental game. Tennis and golf are also very different in many ways. The types of balls used to play the game, materials used to make the balls and equipment used to hit the balls. Tennis is a team sport and an individual sport. But golf is primarily a single player against the golf course. The exertion level differs by sport. Both sports are challenged by weather and attire. I 'm writing this essay because I had played golf for many years before I switched