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French Open 2022: Rafael Nadal on the back foot as injury clouds Roland Garros prospects

May 20, 2022 8:58 am

Rafael Nadal, whose achievements earned him a statue of steel at Roland Garros, should be considered the favourite if he is fit.

Will clay king Rafael Nadal grace Roland Garros?

May 14, 2022 1:22 pm

With French Open just a fortnight away, Rafael Nadal was downbeat after struggling with a foot injury during his Italian Open loss to Denis Shapovalov

Rafael Nadal struggles with a foot injury in Italian Open loss

May 13, 2022 10:49 am

Nadal was hampered by a foot problem toward the end of a 1-6 7-5 6-2 third-round loss to Denis Shapovalov at the Italian Open on Thursday.

Rafael Nadal negates Isner's power to advance in Rome

May 11, 2022 7:12 pm

The match went with serve in the opening set and Isner squandered two break points at 3-3, before Nadal stepped up his game and broke in the next game after a lapse in concentration from the towering American.

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal likens his body to 'an old machine'

May 10, 2022 10:02 am

Nadal won his opening 20 matches of the year, which included the Australian Open title, but he said at the Italian Open on Monday that his stretch of good form means nothing now.

Change of guard? Alcaraz overpowers Nadal at Madrid Open

May 07, 2022 10:11 am

In a clash of generations, 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz overcame an injury to defeat his idol 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 in the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Friday.

Rafael Nadal returns from injury with straight-set win in Madrid Open

May 05, 2022 8:48 am

Nadal showed few signs of rustiness in his 6-1, 7-6 (4) opening win at home. He cruised in the first set and recovered in the second after twice losing his serve following a rain interruption.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic slam Wimbledon ban on Russian players

May 03, 2022 7:55 am

The two tennis greats said Sunday that Wimbledon had acted unfairly.

Carlos Alcaraz youngest since Rafael Nadal in top 10 after Barcelona Open win

April 25, 2022 11:15 am

Alcaraz continued his impressive run by beating Pablo Carreno Busta in straight sets for his third title of the season, winning the all-Spanish match 6-3, 6-2 after having made it to the final a few hours earlier in a semifinal game postponed from Saturday because of rain.

Rafael Nadal skips Barcelona Open, return date still uncertain

April 12, 2022 3:56 pm

The Spaniard, who has won 21 Grand Slam singles titles, was ruled out last month for up to six weeks with a stress fracture in his rib.


Nadal says Australian Open victory 'one of the most emotional'

January 30, 2022 10:28 pm

Rafa Nadal said winning the Australian Open title on Sunday was one of the most emotional moments of his career as the Spaniard sealed a men's record 21st Grand Slam title by defeating Russian Daniil Medvedev in the final.

The more things change the more they stay the same for French Open king Rafael Nadal

October 12, 2020 1:37 pm

The more things change the more they stay the same for French Open king Nadal

Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal, Marin Cilic through to semis

October 13, 2017 3:11 pm

Shanghai Masters: While Rafael Nadal takes on Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals, Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-3 6-4 in the first match on Friday.

Roger Federer leads Team Europe to Laver Cup title win

September 25, 2017 10:32 pm

World number two Roger Federer handed Team Europe the maiden Laver Cup title after beating Team World's Nick Kyrgios.

US Open final, Rafael Nadal vs Kevin Anderson: Sweet 16 for Rafa Nadal

September 11, 2017 6:22 am

Rafael Nadal beat Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to win the 2017 US Open title.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal's road to men's singles final

September 09, 2017 5:50 pm

Rafael Nadal will play his third Grand Slam final of the year when he faces the in-form South African Kevin Anderson at the Arthur Ashe stadium on Sunday. He will look to clinch his third US Open title and 16th Grand Slam title of the career.

Wimbledon 2017: Winners of Men's title in ten previous editions

June 28, 2017 8:37 pm

Wimbledon 2017 is all set to commence from July 3. Where Andy Murray is the defending champion, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal are strong contenders. Federer and Djokovic have won thrice in the last 10 editions.

Rafael Nadal's day out with kids in Delhi

December 10, 2015 4:56 pm

Spanish tennis sensation Rafael Nadal was at a 'Tennis clinic' held at the national capital on Thursday.

French Open: Novak Djokovic goes past Rafael Nadal; Serena Williams drowns Sara Errani

June 03, 2015 10:30 pm

Nadal and Errani were no match to Djokovic and Williams respectively.

Australian Open: Stan stuns Rafa in final

January 27, 2014 3:12 pm

Wawrinka becomes first in over 20 years to beat first and second ranked players to win Slam after getting past injured Nadal.