ARTICLES RELATING TO RAFAEL NADAL

Nadal eases into quarters

2014-04-17 14:49

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal had little trouble reaching the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Nadal leads ATP rankings

2014-04-14 12:07

Rafael Nadal maintained first place lead in the men's tennis rankings ahead of Novak Djokovic into the first clay-court Masters of the season starting Monday in Monte Carlo.

Nadal hopes to fine tune form

2014-04-01 07:44

Spaniard Rafael Nadal says he still has work to do on his game as he gets set to launch his clay-court season.

Nadal advances to Miami semis

2014-03-28 07:34

Top seed Rafael Nadal advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP Tour's Miami Masters by rallying to beat Canadian Milos Raonic.

Nadal rips through Hewitt

2014-03-23 10:00

World number one Rafael Nadal hammered former number one Lleyton Hewitt to reach the third round at the Miami Masters.

Nadal, Sharapova toppled

2014-03-11 07:29

Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova have suffered shock third-round exits Monday at the Indian Wells.

Greats drafted in new IPTL

2014-03-02 20:01

Rafael Nadal has been drafted to represent Team Mumbai in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League.

Nadal triumphs in Rio

2014-02-24 07:30

World No 1 Rafael Nadal has won the Rio Open after beating Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final.

Nadal, Ferrer into semifinals

2014-02-22 14:01

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal reached the semifinals of the Rio Open, showing no problems with a sore back in defeating Joao Sousa.

Back keeps Nadal cautious

2014-02-19 21:07

World number one Rafael Nadal says he is cautious as he returns from the back injury he picked up in Australian Open final.

Nadal back in the groove in Rio

2014-02-15 07:25

World number one Rafael Nadal will top the bill at next week's inaugural Rio Open as he returns from the back injury.

Nadal making speedy recovery

2014-02-04 21:16

Rafa Nadal is recovering well from the back problem that wrecked his Australian Open final last month and will return to training.

Nadal won't alter schedule

2014-01-29 15:13

Rafael Nadal doesn't intend to change to his schedule, despite a back injury hampering him in the Australian Open final.

Nadal eyes quick recovery

2014-01-27 15:31

Rafael Nadal should recover from the back problem that wrecked his Australian Open final after a few days rest, his coach Toni says.

Don't boo Nadal - Wawrinka

2014-01-27 08:57

Stanislas Wawrinka has taken Australian Open fans to task after sections of the crowd booed Rafael Nadal for taking a medical timeout.

Wawrinka stuns Nadal in final

2014-01-26 13:16

Swiss eighth seed Stanislas Wawrinka has won his first grand slam title at the Australian Open after beating Spain's Rafa Nadal.

Time penalties upset Nadal

2014-01-25 17:03

Rafael Nadal's uncle and coach Toni has reacted to the world number one's recent problems with time penalties.

Nadal's blistering forehand

2014-01-24 12:05

Australian ex-player Allan Stone voiced the thoughts of many when he wondered how Rafael Nadal got such a bad blister on his hand.

Nadal to miss Davis Cup tie

2014-01-21 20:04

Five-time Davis Cup winners Spain will be without Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer for their Davis Cup tie away to Germany.

Nadal downs Nishikori

2014-01-20 10:19

World No 1 Rafael Nadal fought off a spirited Kei Nishikori to win through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

Nadal beats local youngster

2014-01-16 10:50

Rafael Nadal beat 17-year-old home hope Thanasi Kokkinakis in straight sets to reach the Australian Open third round.

Nadal through as Tomic quits

2014-01-14 12:40

Top seed Rafael Nadal went through to the second round of the Australian Open after Bernard Tomic retired with an injury.

Nadal to test Djokovic in Oz

2014-01-09 09:11

World number one Rafael Nadal will attempt to dethrone Novak Djokovic when he returns to the Australian Open next week.

Rafa braced for 'strange' days

2014-01-05 10:33

Rafael Nadal was relieved to be flying to Australia in better condition than he might have expected for the first Grand Slam of the year.

Nadal sets up Monfils clash

2014-01-04 11:16

World number one Rafa Nadal will face Frenchman Gael Monfils in the final of the Qatar Open after defeating Peter Gojowczyk.

 

Nadal survives shaky start

2014-04-16 16:13

Rafael Nadal has survived a shaky start against Teimuraz Gabashvili to progress to the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Nadal remains top in rankings

2014-04-07 13:22

Spain's Rafael Nadal remains top in the men's tennis rankings by the ATP, while Richard Gasquet returned into the top 10.

Nadal, Djokovic final in Miami

2014-03-29 08:16

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have reached the final of the Miami Masters without lifting their racquets in their semi-final matches.

Nadal blasts into 4th rd

2014-03-25 08:27

Top seed Rafael Nadal and Stanislas Wawrinka posted straight-set victories in the third round at the WTA and ATP Miami Masters.

Nadal still tops rankings

2014-03-17 13:58

Spain's Rafael Nadal remains well clear at the top of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

Nadal battles into next round

2014-03-09 10:07

Rafael Nadal's Indian Wells title defence got off to a rocky start as he was forced to rally to victory over Radek Stepanek.

Nadal headlines ITPL draft

2014-02-28 19:49

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic lead the names saying they are prepared to take part in the International Tennis Premier League.

Nadal survives scare in Rio

2014-02-23 09:14

Rafael Nadal survived two match points in a three-set victory over fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar to reach the final of the Rio Open.

Nadal rolls into Rio quarters

2014-02-21 07:46

World No 1 Rafael Nadal has stormed into the quarter-finals of the ATP Rio Open by hammering Spanish compatriot Albert Montanes.

Nadal triumphant in return

2014-02-19 07:18

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal, playing for the first time since losing the Australian Open final, beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver at the Rio Open.

Nadal's injury lingering

2014-02-06 21:21

World number one Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the ATP tournament in Buenos Aires because of a lingering back injury.

Nadal dominates rankings

2014-02-03 14:09

Rafael Nadal remains top of the men's ATP tennis rankings, with Novak Djokavic second Stanislas Wawrinka third.

Nadal fitness to decide history?

2014-01-28 10:13

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal's body is worth considering as a variable in his effort to continue making history.

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Aus Open 2014 Men's final

2014-01-27 10:36

See all the best pics from the men's final of the 2014 Australian Open.

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Nadal blames injury for loss

2014-01-26 15:34

A devastated Rafael Nadal, wiping away tears, has said a back problem made it "impossible" to win the Australian Open final.

Sampras: Rafa to pass Roger

2014-01-25 21:40

Former tennis champion Pete Sampras has tipped Rafael Nadal to beat Roger Federer's 17 Grand Slam titles.

Nadal storms into Oz final

2014-01-24 14:11

Rafael Nadal has extended his mastery over long-time rival Roger Federer as he stormed into an Australian Open final.

Don't mock Nadal's 'routines'

2014-01-22 07:46

A psychologist has urged TV commentators and fans not to mock Rafael Nadal's repetitive mid-match "routines".

Nadal tips Nishikori for top 10

2014-01-20 14:29

Japan's Kei Nishikori won high praise from Rafael Nadal as the world number one tipped him to break into the top 10.

Nadal blasts past Monfils

2014-01-18 14:00

Rafael Nadal shrugged off an injury scare to destroy Frenchman Gael Monfils and storm into the Australian Open fourth round.

Nadal backs booed Tomic

2014-01-14 16:26

Rafael Nadal offered words of support to Bernard Tomic after the Australian retired from their Australian Open first-round clash.

Nadal v Tomic in Oz opener

2014-01-10 07:46

World No 1 Rafael Nadal will play rising Australian star Bernard Tomic in the opening round of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Nadal, Serena top-seeded

2014-01-08 12:05

No 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams have been made the top seeds at the Australian Open which begins at Melbourne Park.

Nadal wins Qatar Open

2014-01-04 19:34

World No 1, Spain's Rafael Nadal, has defeated France's Gael Monfils to win the Qatar Open in Doha.

Nadal digs in to oust Gulbis

2014-01-03 07:26

World No 1 Rafael Nadal showed his trademark grit and determination as he reached the semi-finals of the Qatar Open.

 
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