Nadal Survives, Sets Up Epic Australian Open Final Against FedererRafael Nadal fended off Grigor Dimitrov in five long sets on Friday to set up a vintage title match against Roger Federer at the Australian Open, where every singles finalist is aged 30 or over.
Rafael Nadal Easily Wins To Reach 4th Round At US OpenWith a spectacular `tweener lob to get to match point, Rafael Nadal easily won again at the U.S. Open to reach the fourth round for the first time since winning the 2013 title.
What To Watch Monday At US Open: Djokovic, Nadal Put Wrists To The TestNadal missed 2½ months because of a problem with the tendon sheath in his wrist, pulling out of the French Open before the third round, then skipping Wimbledon altogether. The No. 1-seeded Djokovic said his wrist began bothering him shortly before the start of the Rio Games, where he lost in the first round.
Schwartz: Arthur Ashe Kids Day Provides Mix Of Tennis, Entertainment Ahead Of US OpenThis year’s event takes place Saturday and will feature current tennis stars Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as well as musical performances from Flo Rida, Laura Marano, Jordan Fisher, Zara Larsson, Troye Sivan and Forever in Your Mind.
9-Time Champ Nadal Pulls Out Of French Open Due To InjuryThe left-handed Spaniard wore a blue brace on his wrist during what he called "one of the toughest press conferences in my career."
Chatelain: Tennis’ Match-Fixing Scandal Has Echoes Of Baseball, SteroidsPractically everyone in the sport is now under suspicion -- just like every Major League Baseball player who could hit a ball over a fence with some regularity in the late '90s or early 2000s was a suspected juicer.
Australian Open Shocker: 14-Time Slam Champ Nadal Out In First RoundFor five sets and nearly five hours, two chiseled Spanish left-handers went head-to-head again at the Australian Open. It wasn't a semifinal this time, though, and It didn't end nearly as well for Rafael Nadal.
Rafael Nadal Hoping To Finish Tough Season With A BangNadal hopes his hard work will pay off in a rewarding end of the season, starting this week in Cincinnati and extending into the U.S. Open.
2-Time Champ Rafael Nadal Stunned By 102nd-Ranked Dustin Brown At WimbledonTwo-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life.
Stunning! Djokovic Dominates 9-Time French Open Champ Nadal In QuartersNovak Djokovic ended Rafael Nadal's 39-match French Open winning streak, beating the nine-time champion in a surprisingly lopsided quarterfinal 7-5, 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal Gets Into Gear, Moves On At French OpenNine-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain eased into the third round of the French Open with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 win against countryman Nicolas Almagro on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal Breezes Past Quentin Halys In First Round Of French OpenOn his return to center court, nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal enjoyed a quiet Tuesday afternoon.