Friday, January 27, 2023

Rafael Nadal

Motivated Nadal aims for strong start at United Cup in Australia

World No 2 Rafael Nadal is raring to go at the start of the season as he prepares to spearhead Team Spain’s title quest at United Cup, beginning here on Thursday.The 36-year-old will represent his nation at the new...

Iga, Nadal honored as ITF World Champions

Iga Swiatek and Rafael Nadal were honored by the International Tennis Federation as its 2022 ITF World Champions on Thursday after each claimed two Grand Slam titles this season.The ITF determines its awards based on criteria that include all...

Felix crushes Nadal at ATP Finals

Felix Auger-Aliassime left Rafa Nadal’s title hopes at the ATP Finals in tatters as he beat the struggling Spaniard 6-3 6-4 in round-robin action at Turin’s Pala Alpitour Stadium on Tuesday.Nadal needs to win the year-end title for the...

Fritz stuns Nadal, Ruud beats Auger-Aliassime at ATP Finals

Taylor Fritz stunned Rafael Nadal 7-6(3) 6-1 to make a winning debut at the ATP Finals in Turin while Norway’s Casper Ruud kick-started the round-robin stage earlier on Sunday with a win over Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime.Spanish top seed Nadal...

ATP Tour: Casper Ruud qualifies for ATP Finals, joins Nadal and Alcaraz

Norwegian tennis player Casper Ruud on Thursday qualified for the ATP Finals for the second consecutive year, joining Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz in the eight-player field.The season finale will be played from November 13 to 20 in...

Like Federer’s, Djokovic wants biggest rivals at his farewell

Novak Djokovic said he wants his biggest rivals to be by his side when he brings the curtain down on his career, much like Roger Federer’s emotional goodbye to the game last week.Images of Federer and Rafael Nadal -...

Federer and Nadal team up for doubles at Laver Cup

Swiss icon Roger Federer will bring the curtain down on his glittering career by teaming up with great rival Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup on Friday.The 41-year-old announced last week that the team event being played at London’s...

US OPEN: Nadal beaten by Tiafoe in fourth round

Rafael Nadal has been beaten in a Grand Slam for the first time in 2022, losing to Frances Tiafoe in the US Open fourth round.American Tiafoe thrilled the home crowd with a 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over four-time...

US Open: Nadal breezes past Gasquet to enter fourth-round

Spanish stalwart Rafael Nadal, bidding for a record-extending 23rd singles Grand Slam title, cruised into the US Open fourth round with a 6-0, 6-1, 7-5 victory against world No. 7 Richard Gasquet of France inside the Arthur Ashe Stadium...

US Open: Nadal overcomes Fognini

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.The Spaniard defeated Italy’s Fabio Fognini 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 but only after suffering a...