Rafael Nadal: 'Injury ruined my chances at two Majors'

Rafael Nadal claimed two titles at the Australian Open and Roland Garros. The Spaniard lost his first match of the season in Indian Wells following a fractured rib. He had to skip Monte Carlo and Barcelona and needed injections.
#RafaelNadal #AustralianOpen #RolandGarros #IndianWells #News #Sports #Tennis


6 hours ago

Borg refuses to sit between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at Laver Cup

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal invited Bjorn Borg to sit between them during a practice session ahead of the laver cup. The reason why Borg refused to sit is unknown. Federer recently called Borg a friend.
#RogerFederer #LaverCup #News #Sports #Tennis


17 hours ago

Rafael Nadal's incredible ATP journey

Rafael Nadal claimed two major titles in 2022 to pass Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer and top the charts. The 36-year-old is still ranked among the world's best players. He won the first ATP title in 2004 and helped his country win the Davis Cup.
#RafaelNadal #DavisCup #News #Sports #Tennis


22 hours ago

Roger Federer Slam dominance: better than Nadal and Djokovic

The Swiss champion has won twenty Grand Slam titles, eight of which are Wimbledon. 103 total titles, behind only Jimmy Connors, number one in the world for 310 weeks. No one, even the two youngest rivals, namely Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, have managed to take away.
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Yesterday

Rafael Nadal, Tommy Haas and a wooden spoon

Rafael Nadal has won 14 of the last 18 Roland Garros titles. The spaniard has been the most dominant figure at a single major. He has won only three matches in his legs since february.
#RafaelNadal #RolandGarros #News #Sports #Tennis


Yesterday

Rafael Nadal opens up: 'I'm not fine'

Rafa Nadal lost 4-6, 6-2, 11-9 to Frances Tiafoe in the second round. The 22-time Major winner had to make a short trip to the court. He will stay at home with his wife for a couple of weeks.
#RafaelNadal #Major #News #Sports #Tennis


Yesterday

Roger Federer’s farewell; Nadal’s Tears: A rivalry that defined an era

Roger Federer was beaten 6-4, 6-7 and 9-11 in a doubles match at the 2022 laver cup. The pair shared the court together at an ATP tour event for one last time. Defending champion Rafael Nadal was yet to win his first grand slam back then.
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Yesterday

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Laver Cup after doubles with Federer, cites personal reasons

The decision comes after Roger Federer pulled down the curtains. The images and videos of both Federer and Nadal sitting on a chair went viral.
#RogerFederer #LaverCup #News #Sports #Tennis


Yesterday

Roger Federer retires: Ranking his 5 most memorable matches

Swiss tennis great has drawn curtains to his glorious tennis career. He played his final match during the 2022 laver cup alongside Rafael Nadal of Spain in a doubles match. Here, we present his five most memorable matches to date.
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Yesterday

Laver Cup 2022 LIVE: Tsitsipas defeats Schwartzman after dramatic protest before Federer’s last match

The 41-year-old will retire from tennis at the age of 41. He will play his final match with his great rival Rafael Nadal in the laver cup. The match was overshadowed by climate change protests in which a man set his arm on fire while on court.
#RafaelNadal #News #Sports #Tennis


2 days ago

When Rafael Nadal followed Roger Federer's ranking milestone

Rafael Nadal has been ranked in the top-20 since 2005. He will celebrate his 900 straight top-20 weeks in two and a half months. The 18-year-old is the third player with 850 consecutive weeks.
#RafaelNadal #News #Sports #Tennis


2 days ago

Djokovic creates ultimate player with elements from Federer, Nadal, Murray

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are considered next to perfection. The four have dominated ATP tour like no other in the history of the sport. But what would an ultimate tennis player be like?
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2 days ago

'I just don't think Novak Djokovic has the match prep', says analyst

Andy Murray made some interesting remarks about the longevity of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. He also analyzed his performance against Matteo Berrettini. The big three have had the ability to stay at the highest level even after the age of 30.
#NovakDjokovic #News #Sports #Tennis


2 days ago

'Rafael Nadal had to move on,' Toni Nadal recalls

Toni Nadal introduced his nephew Rafa to tennis at three or four. He would explain to him that many are not in the game anymore. The young Spaniard moved to the verge of the top-200 by the end of 2003.
#ToniNadal #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


2 days ago

Roger Federer's coach reveals turning point of Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry

Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 in the 2017 Australian Open final. Coach Ivan Ljubicic felt that the match changed his way of experiencing Rafa. He felt more and more confident that he has it on his racket.
#RogerFederer #AustralianOpen #Federer #News #Sports #Tennis


2 days ago

Rafael Nadal awarded Camino Real Award in Madrid

The award is given to Spaniards who improve the positive image of Spain in the united states through their achievements. It's a very long list of those for Rafael Nadal. He won the us open four times.
#RafaelNadal #CaminoRealAward #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis


3 days ago

U.S

Alcaraz defeated Rafael Nadal at the 2022 Madrid Open. The spanish king congratulated the young spanish star on the match. He was greeted by his parents at the Zarzuela Palace.
#Alcaraz #MadridOpen #ish #ZarzuelaPalace #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago

When Rafael Nadal followed Roger Federer's ranking milestone

Rafael Nadal will celebrate his 1000th consecutive top-100 week in three months. The 22-time major champion has been a synonym for consistency. He is the second player with 900 consecutive top-10 weeks.
#RafaelNadal #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago

"Wait for it to pass" - Toni Nadal on advice given to Rafael Nadal when playing Federer

From 2005 through 2008, Rafael Nadal prevented the Swiss Maestro from completing the Calendar Slam three times in a row. He also touched what he told him when facing him: "there will be times when he will make you feel very inferior. Keep fighting and wait for the storm to pass"
#RafaelNadal #Swiss #CalendarSlam #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago

"After that match he believed that he could really hurt him on clay" - Roger Federer's coach Ivan Ljubicic on how the retiring star dominated Rafael Nadal in their most recent meetings

The pair have won seven of their last eight meetings, starting with the 2015 Swiss Open final in Basel and ending with a semifinal clash at Wimbledon in 2019. They have faced each other a whopping 40 times, with the Spaniard having a healthy 24-16 lead in the head-to-head record. Coach Ivan Ljubicic touched on his pupil's improvement against Nadal and the reasons behind it.
#RogerFederer #SwissOpen #Spaniard #Basel #News #Sports #Tennis


4 days ago