Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal swapped their usual tennis gear for traditional Thai silk jackets as they met the head of Thailand's ruling junta on a trip that mixed sports with politics.
The Big Four in men’s tennis may have lost a member this week when former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal said he’s unsure whether he’s capable of ever winning a Grand Slam again. “I don’t know if I can win another Grand Slam,” the 29-year-old Spaniard told Sky Sports on Tuesday. Nadal, who failed to make it past […]
Then again, Rafa is always an underdog in his own mind.
Rafael Nadal has vowed to put 'a tough year' laced with anxiety behind him as he prepares for a return to Grand Slam winning ways in 2016. Nadal has failed to win a Granf Slam title this year.
Rafael Nadal opens up about his 2015 problems.
Given the year Rafael Nadal has had, his great rival and friend Roger Federer did him an enormous favor in the second half of 2015. Toting a gleaming new SABR as the centerpiece of his re-tooled offense, Federer stole all the headlines. Show More Summary
It's been over a decade since the U.S. had a breakout star in men's singles. But a new generation is rising—and sponsors are circling. In the week prior to this year's U.S. Open tennis tournament, two-time champion Rafael Nadal took his game to an improvised court in central Manhattan. Show More Summary
For years, the only tennis debate worth having was whether Rafael Nadal would beat Roger Federer’s record of 17 career Grand Slam (...)
Rafael Nadal and 2014 runnersup Kei Nishikori and Caroline Wozniacki all suffered bitter defeats in this year's US Open. However, they don't rank among the most disappointing losses in U.S. Open history in our opinion. Obviously ranking such losses is a subjective endeavor. Show More Summary
Rafa Nadal will be back in Spain's Davis Cup team for the first time in two years when the five-times winners meet Denmark this month in a Group I first round relegation play-off.
“It was very robust – to do it towards Rafa, two units down – it was an unimaginable match“. “I can’t describe how happy I am”, said Fognini. This year will mark the first year since 2005 that Rafael Nadal will not win at least one Grand Slam title – a record 10-year run which
Maestro Rafael Nadal died yesterday on Majorca, his home island, at the age of 86. He founded and directed the chorus of the Teatre Principal in Palma and taught for 40 years at the music school in Manacor. His proudest moment was conducting a professional performance of Beethoven’s ninth symphony. He was also happy to share […]
Rafael Nadal was bumped out of the US Open by Fabio Fognini. It has been very tough to find the official highlights, but here is the next best thing.
MIKE DICKSON: His old rival Rafael Nadal may be out of the US Open but even the onset of his mid thirties cannot stop Roger Federer - the world number two continues to belie his 34 years.
While Roger Federer has reinvented himself these past eighteen months to manufacture a revival, Rafael Nadal continues to plough a similar furrow to that which he has always done.
The loss was a surprising one for Nadal because of the success he’s had the the U.S. Open. Rafael Nadal lost to Fabio Fognini an incredible match finished at nearly 2:00 a.m. New York time on Friday night. Nobody could doubt either after this come-from-behind epic. France’s Benoit Paire reached his first grand slam fourth
The 14-time Grand Slam victor was knocked out by Italy’s Fabio Fognini, who pulled off a sensational 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 third-round victory on Friday. After all, Nadal was 151-0 in grand slam matches when taking the first two sets. First, Nadal lost to Tomas Berdych in a January tournament in Qatar, thus ending
What was once one of the greatest rivalries in sports, not just tennis, is now a frown and a shoulder shrug.
Friday night's prime-time slate at the U.S. Open was a sobering reminder that anything can happen as Rafael Nadal was upset by Fabio Fognini, but the top players in action Saturday night will look to avoid a similar fate. No. 3 AndyShow More Summary
Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion and one of two players to defeat Serena Williams this year, reached the round of 16 at the U.S. Open for only the third time.