Nadal crushes Youzhny

2015-01-19 08:21

Rafael Nadal eased past Russian Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets to successfully negotiate the opening hurdle at the Australian Open.

Nadal comeback ends in loss

2015-01-07 08:00

Rafa Nadal's season got off to a miserable start in the Qatar Open first round with a defeat by German journeyman Michael Berrer.

Nadal sails into quarters

2014-10-02 13:27

World number two Rafa Nadal has sailed into the quarter-finals of the China Open, with a win over German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk.

No centre court for Nadal

2014-05-26 07:45

Rafa Nadal starts his Roland Garros campaign with what is likely to be his only appearance on court Suzanne Lenglen.

Nadal survives Dimitrov test

2014-01-22 09:53

World No 1 Rafael Nadal fought off a challenge from Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

Nadal wins French Open

2013-06-09 17:43

Rafael Nadal has won a record-extending eighth French Open title when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the final.

Nadal books final spot

2013-04-27 19:24

Rafa Nadal has thrashed Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic to set up a final against fourth-seeded Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro.

Nadal eyes clay comeback

2012-12-04 09:06

Rafa Nadal is aiming to be back to his best after injury in time for the claycourt season and the run-up to Roland Garros.

Nadal recuperation on track

2012-09-25 08:24

Rafa Nadal's steady recuperation from a knee injury is proceeding according to plan, the world number four has said.

Nadal not thinking about title

2012-06-26 09:17

Rafa Nadal is refusing to think about a third Wimbledon title ahead of his first-round match against Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci.

Nadal eases past Haas

2012-01-18 07:33

Rafa Nadal has eased into the third round of the Australian Open, showing no outward signs of discomfort as he beat Tommy Haas.

Nadal sells shares in Mallorca

2011-12-20 08:56

Rafa Nadal and his uncle Miguel Angel Nadal have sold their 10 percent shareholding in Spanish football team Real Mallorca.

Nadal brands Noah a 'kid'

2011-11-21 07:16

Rafa Nadal branded comments made by Yannick Noah about doping as "stupid", saying they were the words of a "kid".

Revolt gets Open finals moved

2011-09-09 07:34

The US Open will slide into a third week after organisers bowed to player pressure and agreed to change the finals schedule.

Nadal included in Spain team

2011-09-06 13:57

Spain have picked world number two Rafa Nadal in their team to face France in this month's Davis Cup semi-final.

Nadal shunted to Court One

2011-06-29 10:24

Rafa Nadal's coach's mood changed when he found out the world No 1 was scheduled to play on uncovered Court One.

Nadal: Best not be enough

2011-06-04 16:58

Five-times champion Rafa Nadal is not sure his brilliant best will be enough to win the French Open final on Sunday.

Nadal edges past Karlovic

2011-03-18 07:54

World number one Rafa Nadal withstood a barrage of power serving by Croat Ivo Karlovic to reach the semi-finals of the Indian Wells.

Djokovic spoils Roger's party

2010-09-12 09:48

Novak Djokovic saved two match points to come back and stun Roger Federer in five sets in Saturday's US Open semi-final.

Anderson loses to Nadal

2010-08-13 06:34

World No 1 Rafael Nadal's has beaten SA's Kevin Anderson to book a spot in the quarter-finals of the Toronto Masters.

Federer to meet Nadal in final

2010-05-15 22:48

World No 1 Roger Federer has set up a showdown with arch-rival Rafa Nadal in the Madrid Open final after dispatching David Ferrer.

Nadal happy with form

2010-04-12 17:24

Rafa Nadal believes he is close to hitting form to end his title drought, no co-incidence given his Monte Carlo Masters record.


Nadal rules out Oz Open glory

2015-01-17 07:46

Rafa Nadal has downplayed his chances of winning the Australian Open, saying his back remains a concern.

Nadal not certain of finale

2014-10-17 14:14

Rafa Nadal says he could miss the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals next month because of appendicitis.

Nadal pulls out of IPTL

2014-09-22 10:48

Rafa Nadal has dealt a big blow to organisers of this year's IPTL by pulling out of the inaugural event.

Rafa: Roger brings out my best

2014-01-24 16:30

Rafa Nadal has said playing Roger Federer always brings the best out of him after he bludgeoned his way to the Australian Open final.

Nadal into Paris last eight

2013-11-01 09:32

Rafa Nadal broke the stubborn resistance of Poland's Jerzy Janowicz's to win and reach the last eight of the Paris Masters.

Nadal stumbles into 3rd round

2013-05-31 14:22

Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal has reached the French Open third round with a win over Martin Klizan of Slovakia.

F1 tyres: More show, less sport?

2013-04-05 08:10

Amid criticism of the Italian tyre maker's approach, former driver Martin Brundle has defended Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli.

Nadal back on training court

2012-11-20 14:12

Rafael Nadal has returned to training at his Mallorca base after nearly five months on the sidelines with a knee injury.

Nadal still a doubt for Cup

2012-08-30 10:07

Rafa Nadal is still unsure if he will recover from a knee problem in time to feature in Spain's Davis Cup semi-final against the US.

Djokovic, Nadal into quarters

2012-03-28 11:31

World number one Novak Djokovic and second ranked Rafa Nadal have moved into the quarter-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open.

Federer, Nadal stay on course

2012-01-06 07:24

Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal need to clear only one more hurdle before setting up a tantalising final showdown at the Qatar Open.

Ailing Nadal beats Fish

2011-11-21 07:16

Rafa Nadal's hopes of winning the ATP World Tour Finals were almost undermined during a late-night thriller against Mardy Fish.

Djokovic claims US Open crown

2011-09-13 06:32

Novak Djokovic beat defending champion Rafael Nadal to clinch his third Grand Slam title of the year in an epic, brutal final.

Federer caps chaotic day in NY

2011-09-09 06:30

Five-time US Open champion, Roger Federer has advanced to the semi-finals of the US Open after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Nadal's fitness a worry

2011-09-06 10:58

The forecast of heavy rain at the US Open for Tuesday may come as a welcome relief to Rafa Nadal after his health scare.

Nadal blasts schedule

2011-06-27 12:26

Rafa Nadal will miss Spain's Davis Cup clash with the US next month to rest, complaining the tournament risked losing its prestige.

Nadal and Djokovic cruise

2011-03-30 10:39

Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have all cruised into the quarter-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open.

'Nadal could surpass Federer'

2010-09-23 20:16

Rafa Nadal is "a beast" on the court who capable of overtaking Roger Federer as the all-time grand slam king, Pete Sampras has said.

Nadal through, Verdasco out

2010-08-18 22:08

World number one Rafa Nadal has moved into the third round of the Cincinnati Masters with victory over American Taylor Dent.

Nadal takes Federer on clay

2010-05-16 21:42

Rafa Nadal has reasserted his dominance over Roger Federer on clay and laid down a marker for the French Open.

Nadal demolishes Berrer

2010-04-15 19:14

World No 3 Rafael Nadal has demolished Micheal Berrer with straight sets to advance to the last eight of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Nadal sets up Ljubicic clash

2010-03-19 07:40

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has defeated Tomas Berdych to reach the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.

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