Rod Laver


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Noun1.Rod Laver - Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
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After his quarter-final win over Tomas Berdych at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday, Federer said he sent a text message to Nadal before he went to sleep, adding, "I'm happy the news is not terrible.
Marin Cilic advanced to the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday after top seed Rafa Nadalretired hurt when trailing 3-6 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 2-0 in their match at Rod Laver Arena.
But she finally got over the line 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 in a gruelling 3hr 44min on Rod Laver Arena to make the fourth round in a contest that took its toll.
Which sport was dominated by Rod Laver in the '60s?
Roger Federer fronted up with fellow tennis legends Rod Laver, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe as final team selections were announced for next month's inaugural edition of the Laver Cup.
Much of the attention will have been on the opening match on Centre Court, which saw Novak Djokovic begin the defence of his title, as he aims to triumph for a third year in succession, and become the first man to hold all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously since Rod Laver in 1969.
Seuls deux joueurs avaient reussi cet exploit avant lui, Donald Budge (1938) et Rod Laver (1962, 1969).
Murray was hoping to win a third grand slam title and halt a run of four losing finals in Melbourne but Djokovic made it five with a ruthless performance on Rod Laver Arena.
Murray was hoping to win a third grand slam title and halt a run of four losing finals in Melbourne, but Djokovic made it five with a ruthless performance on Rod Laver Arena yesterday.
Federer's last major triumph came at Wimbledon in 2012 but the world number three looked close to his brilliant best as he brushed Berdych aside to win 7-6 (7/4) 6-2 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena.
JUDY Murray won't be at the Rod Laver Arena to watch her son go for glory in Sunday's final.
Construction of an administration and media building, Batman Avenue Bridge and refurbishment of the Rod Laver Arena.