Rafael Nadal

Nadal To Play ABN AMRO WTT In Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, January 19, 2021 (Press Release) Rafael Nadal returns to Rotterdam Ahoy for the first time since 2009. The Spanish holder of a record twenty Grand Slam-titles will participate in the 48th ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. The tournament is […]

Rafael Nadal Confirmed For 2021 Australian Open

WASHINGTON, December 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) While the tennis world awaits official confirmation from Melbourne that the 2021 Australian Open will take place from Feb. 8-21, one player who has made definite plans to be Down Under is World […]

An Opportunity Lost: The Gospel According To Rafa

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Not long after second seed Rafael Nadal failed in his quest to reach the championship round of the Nitto ATP Finals, losing to No. 4 seed Daniil Medvedev, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in the […]

Nadal Beats Tsitsipas In A London Winner-Take-All Brawl

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Thursday evening’s matchup between reigning champion Stefanos Tsitsipas and World No. 2 Rafael Nadal at the Nitto ATP Finals was a winner-take-all proposition. The winner would move into Saturday’s semifinal round against Daniil Medvedev and […]

Don’t Count Out Nadal From Nitto ATP Finals Just Yet

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Although Rafael Nadal lost to Dominic Thiem in one of the best matches of year, during Group London 2020 play at the Nitto ATP Finals in London on Tuesday, he is still in […]

Thiem Holds Nerve Better Than Nadal In Biggest Moments

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 17, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Group London 2020 featured a couple of matinee idols Tuesday afternoon at the O2 Arena as the Nitto ATP Finals featured a blockbuster match between No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal and No. 3 […]

ATP Season Finale Opens Without Fans, Just Great Tennis

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 15, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Nitto ATP Finals, the most prestigious men’s tournament outside of the Grand Slams, got underway Sunday at The O2 in London for the 12th and last time. The ATP season finale has journeyed […]

Schwartzman One Win Closer To Nitto ATP Finals Berth

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Diego Schwartzman is only one win away from securing the eighth and final berth in the 50th anniversary of the Nitto ATP Finals. On Thursday, at the Rolex Paris Masters in Bercy, the […]

Nadal Talkative, Appreciative After Latest Career Milestone

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Not long after Rafael Nadal beat his friend and fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, which rewarded him with his 1,000th career singles victory Wednesday evening during the Rolex Paris Masters, the World No. 2 sat down […]

Not Exactly An El Clásico, But Nadal Earns Career Win 1,000

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Last month in Paris, Rafael Nadal earned his 999th career victory when he beat Novak Djokovic to earn his 13th Roland Garros title. This week, the World No. 2 from Spain returned to […]