Rafael Nadal through to Australian Open second round Melbourne [Australia], Jan.17 : 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal produced a commanding performance as he swept aside dominating Florian Mayer of Germany in straight sets to storm into the second round of the Australian Open here on Tuesday.
Nadal not giving up on Grand Slam dream despite being pain-hit Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 15 : 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal on Sunday revealed his battle against chronic pain, saying he had not played without pain for years, but added that he is remaining optimistic of challenging for big titles and keeping his Grand Slam career alive.
McEnroe doesn't see Federer, Nadal winning Australian Open Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 13 : Former tennis player and commentator Patrick McEnroe believes Swiss legend Roger Federer and Spaniard Rafael Nadal won't be contenders to win the upcoming Australian Open, which begins from January 16.
Rafael Nadal sets up Raonic clash in Brisbane quarters Brisbane [Australia], Jan.5 : Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal produced a rich vein of form as he brushed aside Russia's Mischa Zverev in straight sets to book his place in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event at the Brisbane International here on Thursday.
David Ferrer backs Nadal to get back to winning ways Johannesburg [South Africa], Dec.19 : David Ferrer has backed fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal to bounce back to winnings ways, saying the latter will surely be a major contender in all the grand slams next year provided he remains injury-free.
Nadal adds excited Carlos Moya to coaching team Johannesburg [South Africa], Dec. 18 : In a bid to revive his injury-hit career, Rafael Nadal has added former world number one Carlos Moya to his coaching team, alongside uncle Toni Nadal.
Nadal, Nishikori to join forces for Fast4 exhibition Johannesburg [South Africa], Oct.12 : Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal and world number five Kei Nishikori will come together to play the men's doubles event in a Fast4 exhibition match to be held in Sydney in January next year, the tournament organizers have confirmed.
Rafael Nadal battles his way into China Open quarters Beijing [China], Oct.6 : Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal booked his place in the quarter-finals of the China Open tournament with a straight-sets victory over France's Adrian Mannarino in the men's singles event on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal kicks off China Open with thumping win Beijing [China], Oct.4 : Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal kicked off his campaign at the China Open with a dominant straight-sets victory over Italy's Paolo Lorenzi in the men's singles event here on Tuesday.
Reluctant Wawrinka downplays comparisons with Big Four London [England], Sept. 13 : Stan Wawrinka has refused to be drawn into comparisons with the 'Big Four' of tennis- Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray-despite winning his third Grand Slam title at US Open.
Federer, Nadal to join forces for inaugural Laver Cup Johannesburg, Aug.25 : Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will come together to play the men's doubles event for Europe against the Rest of the World in the inaugural edition of the Ryder Cup-style event, Laver Cup to be held next year.
Nadal to play singles, doubles and mixed at Rio Olympics Johannesburg, Aug.3 : 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal, who has been battling with a left wrist injury that forced him to pull out of the French Open and Wimbledon, has confirmed his participation in the men's singles, doubles and mixed doubles event in the upcoming Rio Olympics.
Nadal will be ready for Rio, insists Spanish Olympic chief Johannesburg, July 15 : Amid increasing speculation surrounding his participation at the Rio Olympics, the Spanish Olympic Committee chief has confirmed that 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will represent his nation at the global spectacle.