Nadal

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Nadal says his 'old machine' takes time to fire up

Rafa Nadal's return to action after more than a month out due to injury saw him lose to teenager Carlos Alcaraz in the Madrid quarter-finals but the 21-times Grand Slam champion always knew it...

April 27, 2017
April 27, 2017

Nadal wins on own court to reach Barcelona Open third round

Rafael Nadal saw off Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-1 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the last 16 of the Barcelona Open, while Andy Murray advanced after opponent Bernard Tomic withdrew.

April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017

‘Nadal among favourites for French Open’

Nine-time winner Rafael Nadal remains among the favourites for this year's French Open -- but Roger Federer is stronger than ever at 35, according to Spanish great Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario.

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

Querrey stuns Nadal at Acapulco

Unseeded American Sam Querrey stunned second-seeded Rafael Nadal 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) on Saturday to win the ATP Mexico Open and end the Spaniard's run of perfection in Acapulco.

March 4, 2017
March 4, 2017

Nadal races into Acapulco ATP final

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal rolled into the final of the ATP Mexico Open on Friday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Croatian Marin Cilic that extended the Spaniard's unbeaten record in Acapulco.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Djokovic upset, Nadal reaches semis

Rafael Nadal booked his semi-final spot at the Mexico Open by battling past Yoshihito Nishioka in straight sets, while top seed Novak Djokovic suffered another stunning exit in a shaky start to 2017.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Nadal, Cilic into ATP Acapulco semi-finals

Rafael Nadal bounced back from a break down in both sets to defeat Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 and book a spot in the semi-finals of the ATP Mexico Open.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Djokovic, Kyrgios in lead roles at star-stripped Davis Cup

Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios hope the Davis Cup heals the wounds of their painful Australian Open exits this weekend when they will be the only two men in the top 15 taking part.

January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

Federer drops hints that the end may be nigh

Roger Federer dropped hints that his great career may be drawing to a close after his age-defying win over his Grand Slam nemesis Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

'Playing Rafa would be unreal'

Roger Federer made it as clear as he politely could that he would welcome the chance to renew his epic rivalry with Rafa Nadal, who plays Grigor Dimitrov in the second semifinal today, as he chases...