Rafael Nadal

Federer to partner Nadal in his last dance

Some of the most iconic moments of Roger Federer's glittering career featured Rafa Nadal across the net but on Friday his great Spanish rival will be alongside him for his final bow.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Curtain falls on Federer and Nadal ultimate rivalry

When we think about Rafa vs Federer, we think elegance vs swagger, endurance vs aggression. The contrasting playing styles of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal has played a vital part in determining the competitiveness of their rivalry, Nadal with his heavy topspin centred ground strokes at the clay courts against Federer’s single-handed backhands at grass courts, it felt like they were destined to do this forever.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

Federer to partner Nadal in his last dance

Some of the most iconic moments of Roger Federer's glittering career featured Rafa Nadal across the net but on Friday his great Spanish rival will be alongside him for his final bow.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Nadal wished 'this day would never have come’

Rafael Nadal said it was "an honour" to share "amazing moments" with Roger Federer after the Swiss great announced his retirement from tennis on Thursday.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Move over 'Big Three', says Tiafoe

Frances Tiafoe believes a new generation of players are ready to take over from tennis's "Big Three" after his stunning upset of Rafael Nadal at the US Open on Monday.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

I don't know when I'll be back, says Nadal

Rafael Nadal admitted Monday that he wasn't sure when he will return to action after Frances Tiafoe condemned him to his earliest US Open exit since 2016.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Nadal stunned by Tiafoe at US Open

Rafael Nadal fell to his earliest US Open loss in six years on Monday when he was knocked out by Frances Tiafoe while Iga Swiatek became the first Polish woman to reach the quarter-finals.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

Perfect Nadal, battling Swiatek into US Open fourth round

Rafael Nadal defeated close friend Richard Gasquet for the 18th time to reach the US Open fourth round on Saturday as world number one Iga Swiatek made the last 16 for a second successive year.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Nadal survives self-inflicted injury to reach third round

Rafael Nadal overcame a freak injury scare when he accidentally hit himself with his own racquet to reach the US Open third round on Thursday.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Tenacious Nadal overcomes scare to reach second round

Four-time champion Rafael Nadal overcame dropping the first set to defeat Australian wildcard Rinky Hijikata at the US Open first round on Tuesday.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Can Nadal dethrone Medvedev?

A talented men's field is set for the 2022 U.S. Open, beginning on Monday. Flushing Meadows hosts the event with Rafael Nadal operating as the headline-grabbing player on the men's side.