Roger Dodger and the Swiss Miss

Word has come out that two of the more relevant Swiss tennis players of all timing are reuniting fifteen years later.  Martina Hingis and Roger Federer will be playing mixed doubles at the Summer Games.  They will head to Rio as one of the favorites to medal.  APEX Tennis will look into this story more in depth for you right now.

2001 Hopman Cup

The Hopman Cup is a team event where one male and female tennis player represent a nation.  One match for the men, another for the women, and mixed doubles is the other.  2001 saw the combination of Hingis and Federer as they won the entire event.  Below is a video from the mixed portions event of the final against the United States.

34 and 35

Roger is a modern marvel still being so high in the rankings despite his age.  This is one of the few times he wil encounter someone older than him.  Martina is 35.  She is retired from singles but still can win grand slam events both in doubles and mixed doubles.  While not being the favorite to win it all, a medal is