Nadal said he is still bothered by injury that kept him out for more than two months.
Rafael Nadal academy is now open!
The Rafael Nadal Academy by Movistar opened in Mallorca, Spain, with all the trappings of a lavish tennis center, featuring fitness, education and more than a few trophies that celebrate its eponymous superstar. It is infused with the...Show More Summary
Rafael Nadal has pulled the plug on 2016.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Former world number one Rafael Nadal called time on his 2016 season on Thursday saying he needed to fully recover from the left wrist injury he suffered midway through the year.
Rafael Nadal says he will not play again in 2016 so he can fully recover from a left wrist injury
Tennis fans will have to wait until the 2017 season to see star Rafael Nadal in action again. The Spaniard said he would miss the remainder of the 2016 campaign in a Facebook post he shared on Thursday: It is no secret that I arrived...Show More Summary
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Former world number one Rafael Nadal ended his 2016 early on Thursday in a bid to fully recover from the left wrist injury that has plagued him this year.
Former world No 1 Rafael Nadal ended his season on Thursday as he has yet to fully recover from a wrist injury that has hampered him since competing at the French Open in May.
Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has inaugurated the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar on his home island of Mallorca
Old rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer reunited on Wednesday to open the Spaniard's new academy in Mallorca. Nadal invited Federer to the launch in his hometown of Manacor.
Tennis legend Rafael Nadal might not play again in 2016 after another crushing midweek defeat in China. He said, per Spanish newspaper Marca that “ for me, the season is practically over now.” With the Paris Masters coming late in October, Nadal could qualify for the lucrative World Tour Finals in November that showcases the top-eight tennis stars. Show More Summary
Shangai Surprises: Rafael Nadal, Tomas Berdych, Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov all lost Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal's frustrating 2016 season appears to have come to an end following a loss to Viktor Troicki at the Shanghai Masters and lingering wrist problems. Per Colin Millar of Marca.com, Nadal said the season is " practically over now" and the solution for him is " not to keep competing but to rest and also to prepare" for next season. Show More Summary
Will Rafael Nadal play again in 2016?
Nick Kyrgios looked completely disengaged at the Shanghai Masters, like he couldn't get off the court fast enough
STUART FRASER IN SHANGHAI: Fourth seed Nadal is heading home to Mallorca earlier than expected after he lost 6-3, 7-6 (3) to Troicki on Wednesday. He could call an end to his season early.
Scroll through the ranking histories of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, skim over the mind-numbing string of No. 1's during Federer’s untouchable 2004-2008 run, and you might notice that you need to dig back to June 2003 to find a moment when neither Fed nor Rafa was among the top four players in the world. Read more...
The changing of the guard in world tennis was confirmed on Monday as both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal fell out of the top four for the first time since June 23, 2003.