WATCH: Rafael Nadal receives special hat, ice cream for one-month-old son in Ecuador leg of his Latin America tour

Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud visited Quito, Ecuador, on the fourth leg of his Latin America tour. The Spaniard was given two paja toquilla hats – one for him and one for his child. Nadal was also gifted with a personalized ice cream in the colors of Spain's flag and a baby porridge flavor in honor of his son.
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12 hours ago

Rafael Nadal honestly tells what is really important to him

Rafael Nadal is one of the most accomplished tennis players in tennis history. But he insists his legacy and being remembered as a good human being is more important to him than being regarded as the best tennis player of all time. Nadal, a record 22-time Grand Slam champion, has one more Major than Novak Djokovic.
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23 hours ago

' I have enormous admiration for Rafael Nadal as...', says legend

Rafael Nadal has revealed that he may have found a solution to his chronic foot injury. The Spaniard won the Australian Open and Roland Garros this year. Nadal was unable to progress beyond the second round at the US Open. The 36-year-old was eliminated from the ATP Finals in Turin. Gabriela Sabatini thanked everyone involved in making the tournament a success.
#RafaelNadal #Spania #AustralianOpen #Turin #News #Sports #Tennis


Yesterday

'Roger Federer helped me a lot to...', says Grand Slam champion

Rafael Nadal regrets not being able to finish at the top of the world rankings. Nadal is the only tennis player in history to have won 22 Grand Slam titles. The Spaniard also regrets not having won the ATP Finals. The ATP Finals are the one thing he truly regrets and the thing he has never won.
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Yesterday

Tennis news: Rafael Nadal: "After all, the personal issue, respect and affection with which you can treat people is above the professional issue"

Rafael Nadal is on the Quito (Ecuador) leg of his Latin American exhibition tour with Casper Ruud. The Spaniard says he's more interested in leaving behind good memories of himself than being called the best player of all time. Nadal and Ruud will play an exhibition match in Bogota, Colombia, on Tuesday. The tour will conclude in Mexico City on December 1.
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Yesterday

Rafael Nadal opens up on his life after tennis

Rafael Nadal says he is ready for post-tennis life as he prepares for life outside tennis. Nadal had another injury-plagued season in 2022 but still he was able to win two Grand Slams. The 36-year-old became a father for the first time in his life last month.
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Yesterday

Rafael Nadal: 'I have great memories of when...'

Rafael Nadal burst into tears at Roger Federer's retirement at the Laver Cup. Nadal and Federer created one of the greatest rivalries in tennis history. Federer wanted to team up with Nadal for a doubles match in his last match of his career. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray supported Federer and Nadal from the bench.
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Yesterday

Rafael Nadal edges Casper Ruud in Brazil

Rafael Nadal beat Casper Ruud 7-6, 7-5 at Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte. Ruud led 3-0 in the opener before Nadal pulled the break back for 3-3 in the first set. Casper saved a set point at 4-5 in the second set before Rafa broke him in game 12 to seal the deal.
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Yesterday

Novak Djokovic dethrones Swiatek in 2022 prize money ranking

Novak Djokovic is officially the tennis player with the highest earnings from prize money. Before the ATP Finals, Iga Swiatek held the top position. The Serbian won almost as much prize money as Rafael Nadal and Nadal combined. To get to the over 9 million dollars won in 2022, the only woman in the top 5.
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Yesterday

ATP Finals Flashback: Rafael Nadal misses his debut due to injury

Rafael Nadal broke his foot in the 2005 Madrid Masters final against Ivan Ljubicic. The Spaniard needed injections to win his 22nd Major title at Roland Garros. Nadal was forced to withdraw from his first ATP Finals after suffering from the injury. He has been dealing with the injury for almost two decades.
#RafaelNadal #MadridMasters #Major #News #Sports #Tennis


2 days ago

'I think it will be really hard to digest 2022 for Carlos Alcaraz', says expert

Rafael Nadal has called Carlos Alcaraz someone very special. The Spaniard is pleased that his country has a young talent who is likely to achieve great things. Alcarz is already a Grand Slam champion and is the youngest number 1 in tennis history. Mats Wilander has said that Alcarraz shouldn't be compared to Federer, Nadal and Djokovic. The Swede has never seen anything like it.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Spaniard #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis


2 days ago

Rafael Nadal Says 'a Part of His Life Left' When Roger Federer Retired

Rafael Nadal admits that ‘a part of his life left with Roger Federer when his great rival retired from tennis. Nadal and Federer played each other 40 times over the last two decades in one of sport's most enduring rivalries. The pair were left an emotional wreck on court after the Swiss played his last competitive match in September at the Laver Cup.
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2 days ago

Rafael Nadal: 'I can not play for ten more years, but..'​​​​​​​

Rafael Nadal had a season to forget last year, struggling with a foot injury and playing only two matches. The Spaniard claimed three back-to-back titles, including his first Australian Open crown since 2009. Nadal is the oldest year-end top-2 player since the start of the ATP ranking in 1973, taking that record from Roger Federer. The Spanish legend is eager to play at his best for a few more seasons.
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2 days ago

WATCH: Rafael Nadal receives massive reception from thousands of Chilean tennis fans as he takes to the court in Latin America tour

Rafael Nadal beat Alejandro Tabilo in straight sets in Santiago on Friday. The Spaniard is currently on his Latin America exhibition tour. The 36-year-old will continue his tour in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on November 26 and in Quito, Ecuador. Mats Wilander believes Nadal will achieve more success if he is injury-free.
#RafaelNadal #Chilean #Spania #LatinAmerica #News #Sports #Tennis


3 days ago

Rafael Nadal: 'It's a gift'

Rafael Nadal is the oldest year-end top-2 player in the world. The 36-year-old will finish the season ranked 2nd behind Roger Federer. The Spaniard claimed three back-to-back titles, including his first Australian Open crown since 2009. Nadal will kick off the 2023 season at the United Cup in Australia at the end of December.
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3 days ago

'Roger Federer was amazing at those interviews', says former No.1

Rafael Nadal finished the season in the World Top 2 in the ATP ranking. Nadal is the only player in history to have achieved 22 Grand Slam titles. The Spaniard also won the Davis Cup, Davis Cup and Olympics. The only thing Nadal has ever won is the ATP Finals, the only thing he has never won.
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3 days ago

Fans go crazy as Rafael Nadal arrives in Chile for his exhibition tour

Rafael Nadal arrived in Santiago, Chile, on Thursday, November 24, for the second leg of his South American exhibition tour. The 22-time Major champion will face Alejandro Tabilo of Chile in an exhibition match to be held at San Carlos de Apoquindo in Santiago on Friday, November 25. He first played in Buenos Aires, where he beat World No. 3 Casper Ruud 7-6 (8), 6-2. Nadal's exhibition tour will continue at Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Quito, Ecuador, on November 27.
#RafaelNadal #SouthAmerican #Major #Santiago #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago

Rafael Nadal: 'It would have been super arrogant'

Rafael Nadal will finish the season ranked 2nd, passing Roger Federer. The Spaniard won two Major titles this year and is the oldest year-end top-2 player. Nadal became the world's second-best player in 2005 and has 11 trophies by his name. The 36-year-old will kick off the new season at the United Cup in Australia in December.
#RafaelNadal #Spania #Major #Australia #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago

Tennis news: "He’s the most inspirational tennis player we have; Never compare him to Nadal, Federer and Djokovic" - Mats Wilander on Carlos Alcaraz

Mats Wilander has said Carlos Alcaraz shouldn't be compared to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. The 19-year-old is coming off a dream 2022 campaign, climbing 32 places to end the season as the first teenage year-end World No. 1. Wilander opines that his 2022 campaign was the stuff dreams are made of. The Swede added that it's heartening and inspiring to see his success.
#MatsWilander #Swed #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago

Rafael Nadal: 'Time will generate stars that...'

Rafael Nadal beat Pablo Andújar 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 in the first round of the Rio Open. The Spaniard is in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as part of his Latin American exhibition tour. Nadal defeated Albert Montañés 6-1 and 6-2 in 75 minutes in the second round. The eight-time Roland Garros champion is in the semi-finals of the tournament.
#RafaelNadal #RioOpen #Spania #BuenosAires #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago