Nadal returns to No 1 with heavy heart over Barcelona

2017-08-19 08:49

Rafael Nadal, who returns to the world number one ranking on Monday for the first time in three years, remains "destroyed" by the terror attacks that rocked his homeland.

Halep advances, Nadal halted by rain

2017-08-18 07:28

Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova, the No 1 seeds at the Cincinnati Masters, didn't get a chance to break a sweat before play was halted by rain.

Nadal offers sage advice to injured stars

2017-08-17 09:00

Rafael Nadal has some advice for men's tennis stars in danger of missing the US Open due to injury - accept it and keep going.

Nadal delighted at return to No 1, sorry Federer out

2017-08-14 22:37

Rafael Nadal was thrilled to learn he would return to world number one for the first time in three years but sorry it came at Roger Federer's expense.

Nadal stunned by Canadian teenager

2017-08-11 06:48

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov shocked top seeded Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Montreal Masters.

Nadal ready for year-end battle with Federer

2017-07-28 10:47

Rafael Nadal says he is ready to battle Roger Federer in the race to end the year as world No 1.

Everyone's a loser - defeat Nadal at your peril

2017-07-11 13:04

It's as traditional at Wimbledon as the all-white playing gear rule and just as rigid - beat Rafael Nadal, lose the next round.

Stunned Nadal vows return to Wimbledon

2017-07-11 07:13

Despite what appeared to be a valedictory wave after his loss to Gilles Muller, Rafael Nadal insists he'll return to Wimbledon.

Big Four must switch off cruise control

2017-07-10 11:03

The "Big Four" of men's tennis have made it into the second week of Wimbledon unscathed and largely untroubled.

Murray, Nadal lead third-round charge

2017-07-07 10:19

Defending champion Andy Murray and fourth seed Rafael Nadal will lead the men's charge at Wimbledon as they play their third-round matches on Centre Court.


Kyrgios rips Nadal to reach semis

2017-08-19 06:28

Australia's Nick Kyrgios humbled new world number one Rafael Nadal winning twice in one day to reach the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals.

Nadal shattered, Muguruza shocked by Barcelona attack

2017-08-18 07:03

Reigning Grand Slam champions Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza are shaken and saddened by the attack in Barcelona that left 13 people dead .

Nadal cruises in opener, Tiafoe ousts Zverev

2017-08-17 07:03

Rafael Nadal cruised to victory in his first match since clinching a return to world No 1 while Alexander Zverev's 10-match win streak was halted in Cincinnati.

Federer withdraws from Cincinnati, Nadal to become No 1

2017-08-14 18:58

Rafael Nadal was assured a return to world number one when 19-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer withdrew from the ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament.

Nadal eyes No 1 in Montreal with Murray sidelined

2017-08-08 06:30

Rafael Nadal says he'll focus on the foes in front of him at the Montreal Masters, and not on his chance to return to number one in the world.

Wimbledon stars slammed for ballboy treatment

2017-07-11 19:28

Wimbledon stars have come under fire for their treatment of ballboys after Rafael Nadal was derided for handing rubbish to one youngster to deposit in a bin right beside him.

WATCH: Nadal bumps head, literally!

2017-07-11 09:20

Before his shock Wimbledon defeat to Gilles Muller, Rafael Nadal bumped his head against a door frame performing a warm-up leap.

Nadal stunned by Muller in Wimbledon epic

2017-07-10 21:46

Rafael Nadal suffered fresh Wimbledon misery as the two-time champion crashed to a stunning fourth round defeat against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller.

Nadal into Wimbledon last 16

2017-07-07 19:19

Rafael Nadal slugged his way into the Wimbledon last 16 with a bruising dismissal of Russian 30th seed Karen Khachanov.

Nadal eases into Wimbledon third round

2017-07-05 22:29

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon third round with a win over Donald Young of the United States.

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