The 2017 season was full of unforgettable matches, but there were a few that stood above the rest. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal renewed their rivalry, Grigor Dimotrov fully came of age, Venus Williams rolled back the years, and Petra Kvitova made a brave return to the tour after a horrific knife attack by an intruder.
Tennis Channel asked you the fans to vote for your favorite match of 2017, and the votes are in. Unsurprisingly, the Federer v Nadal Australian Open final match won an overwhelming 41% of the votes.
The three best matches will air on Tennis Channel on December 31st to ring in the new year. See below:
No. 3. 12/31 at 1 AM - 4 AM ET. 2017 US Open Women’s Quarterfinal (V. Williams v. Kvitova) 11%.
No. 2. 12/31 at 4 AM – 9:30 PM ET. 2017 Australian Open Men’s Semifinal (Nadal v. Dimitrov) 19%.
No. 1. 12/31 at 9:30 AM – 2:15 PM ET. 2017 Australian Open Men’s Final (Federer v. Nadal) 41%.