Rafael Nadal

Injured Nadal Withdraws From Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 8, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Wimbledon Championships Thursday evening, a day ahead of his semifinal match at the All England Club. During a news conference, the World No. 4 and second-seeded Nadal said […]

Wimbledon: The Battle To Win Another Major Continues For Nadal

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal has already won this year’s Australian Open in January and added the French Open in June. Now, after winning 19 straight Grand Slam matches, including a five-set quarterfinal thriller over No. […]

Wimbledon: Nadal Raises His Level, Reaches Second Round For 14th Time

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 28, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) In his first grass-court match since 2019, Rafael Nadal was put to the test in his Wimbledon Championships first-round match against Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo, who was making his main draw debut at the […]

Nadal: After Mallorca Practice Intends To Play Wimbledon

MALLORCA/STARNBERG, June 18, 2022 Rafael Nadal has confirmed he intends to compete at The Championships at Wimbledon later this month. After winning two Grand-Slam titles at the Australian Open as well as at Roland-Garros this season, the 36-year-old Spaniard announced […]

Nadal: The King of Clay Will Always Have Paris

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 6, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) “Victory belongs to the most tenacious” are words inscribed in both English and French in the upper-deck façade on either side of Court Philippe-Chatrier. They are attributed to French aviation and World War […]

Nadal Still The King Of Clay, Wins 14th Roland Garros Title

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 5, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Imagine you’re playing Rafael Nadal for the first time and it’s for the Roland Garros singles title on the most famous red clay court in the world, before a sold-out crowd, on an […]

Nadal Reaches Roland Garros Final, Zverev Suffers Injury

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal is 13-0 in French Open singles finals. On Sunday, the 36-year-old Spaniard will go for a record-extending 14th Roland Garros title in Paris. He’ll likely be the favorite to win. That’s […]

Nadal Wins Roland Garros Thriller Over Djokovic

PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 31, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The blockbuster quarterfinal clash between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the French Open Tuesday evening is one that every tennis fan around the world had looked forward to with great anticipation since […]

Roland Garros: King Of Clay Nadal Lives To Fight Another Day

PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal isn’t the King of Clay for nothing. On Sunday, inside an electric atmosphere of Court Philippe-Chatrier at Stade Roland Garros, Nadal, a 13-time winner of the French Open, put on a […]