Rafael Nadal

Fognini Roars Into Monte-Carlo Final Over Nadal

MONTE CARLO, April 20, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) The roar of Fabio Fognini as he put the finishing touches on his 6-4, 6-2 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters semifinal upset victory over Rafael Nadal could be heard throughout the expansive Monte-Carlo Country […]

Nadal Opens Clay-Court Campaign In Monte-Carlo

MONTE CARLO, April 17, 2019 Rafael Nadal headlined Wednesday’s second round action at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, as the 11-time champion opened his clay-court season in the Principality of Monaco against fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut. The World No. 2 has […]

Nadal Sets Semi-Final Clash With Federer At Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, March 16, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) So, in the end, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were the last two men left standing in the bottom-half of the men’s singles draw at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Friday. […]

Nadal Beats Ebden To Reach Australian Open Third Round

MELBOURNE, January 16, 2019 World No. 2 Rafael Nadal headlined Wednesday’s night session on Rod Laver Arena, taking on an Australian for the second straight round. The 32-year-old Spaniard remained untroubled to beat Matthew Ebden 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in one […]

Happy Slam Starts With A Scorcher Of A Day Down Under

MELBOURNE, January 14, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) The 107th edition of the Australian Open began on a hot and scorching summer Monday in Melbourne – sunny and 28º Celsius at the start of play with a high expected to reach 34º […]

Nadal Withdraws From Brisbane International

BRISBANE, January 2, 2019 Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Brisbane International due to injury. The 31-year-old Spaniard already skipped his 3rd place play-off match in Abu Dhabi last weekend after he had lost to Kevin Anderson in three sets […]

This Week On The ATP Tour: CW1

STARNBERG, December 31, 2018 It won’t take long for the thrills to begin during the 2019 ATP Tour season, as six players who have cracked the Top 5 of the ATP Rankings begin their campaigns at the Brisbane International, an […]

Djokovic To Meet Anderson In MWTC Final

ABU DHABI, December 29, 2018 Day One of the 11th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) was nothing short of spectacular – and Day Two certainly didn’t disappoint either with the world’s top male players in action at the […]

Nadal Falls To Anderson And Pulls Out Of MWTC In Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, December 28, 2018 The final of the 2018 Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWCT) is set, as World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will take on defending champion Kevin Anderson on Saturday evening in Abu Dhabi. Anderson fought past Rafael […]

Djokovic And Nadal Return To Tennis Action In Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, December 27, 2018 Before the stars of the 2018 Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) hit the court at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, with Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and the Williams Sisters, the tournament’s “fab-four” met the […]