Rafael Nadal

Spaniards, Germans, Britons, Dutch among 12 killed by Mallorca floods

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Two people were found dead in a flood-ravaged area of Mallorca on Thursday, emergency services said.

Nadal looks within to find way past Thiem

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 08:44 GMT

Rafael Nadal, trapped in a nightmare first set against Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals of the US Open, knew where to look for answers.

'Defeat will stay with me forever,' says devastated Thiem

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 08:42 GMT

Dominic Thiem said his epic defeat to close friend Rafael Nadal in the US Open quarter-finals will "stay with me forever".

Zverev primed for 'tough' Grand Slam path

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 06:00 GMT

The 21-year-old German, ranked fourth in the world, is part of the highly-touted "NextGen" crop of 20-somethings who are making an impact on the ATP Tour.

Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 02:00 GMT

"It's a great comeback for me," said Federer, who was playing his first tournament after an 11-week break, having sidestepped the entire claycourt season.

Demolition man Nadal claims record-extending 11th French title

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 - 07:30 GMT

Sunday's result marks the sixth consecutive Grand Slam won by either Nadal or 20-times major champion Roger Federer.

Unstoppable Nadal marches past Marterer

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Marterer probably wondered what all the fuss was about when, two games into his first match against the best claycourt player ever on Monday.

Wawrinka crashes, Djokovic through as rains halts Nadal and Sharapova

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 12:30 GMT

The downpours also prevented two-time champion Maria Sharapova from starting her opener against Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands.

Nadal confirms participation in Queen's Club Championships

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 02:14 GMT

Rafa Nadal will return to this year's Queen's Club Championships in what will be the 10th anniversary of his memorable triumph.

PSG is favorite against Madrid: Nadal

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, number one in the World, said on Wednesday in Alicante that Paris Saint Germain are favorites against Real Madrid.

Nadal out of season-opening Abu Dhabi event

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from next week's season-opening exhibition event in Abu Dhabi due to ongoing fitness problems, the world number one has said.

Nadal pulls out of season opener in Abu Dhabi

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 02:07 GMT

World number one Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from his planned season opener at an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi.

Nadal's season ends in painful defeat by Goffin

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 07:20 GMT

Rafael Nadal's unforgettable season came to a painful end when he withdrew from the ATP Finals.

Sock happy to swap Augusta for ATP Finals

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 01:44 GMT

Jack Sock was so certain he would not qualify for next week's ATP Finals that he had a tee time booked at Augusta National.

Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters with knee injury

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 02:51 GMT

World number one Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters on Friday before his quarter-final with a knee injury.

Nadal virtually assured year-end top ranking

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 02:21 GMT

A hoped-for fight to the finish for the year-end number one ranking at next month's ATP World Tour Finals in London will likely be a coronation for Rafa Nadal.

Federer wins Shanghai Rolex Masters

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 05:38 GMT

Roger Federer, ranked second in the world, won the Shanghai Masters title against world number 1 Rafael Nadal on Sunday.

Gritty Nadal battles into Shanghai semis

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 12:48 GMT

Rafael Nadal will play Marin Cilic in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday after the world number one was forced to fight past Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3.

Tennis-Nadal crushes Fognini, Federer joins him in Shanghai quarters

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 02:01 GMT

Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-1 thrashing of temperamental Italian Fabio Fognini on Thursday on Shanghai Masters.

Federer leads Team Europe to victory in first Laver Cup

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 11:22 GMT

Roger Federer won the inaugural Laver Cup for Team Europe on Sunday, beating back a fierce challenge from players from the rest of the world.