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#Rafa

# rafa - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Benitez touched by 'kindness and respect' as he enjoys life after Newcastle

The Spaniard got off to a winning start in charge of Dalian Yifang in China.

# rafa - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Irresistible Nadal outclasses Tsonga for speedy Wimbledon progress

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga proved no match for Rafael Nadal, who raced into the fourth round at Wimbledon on Saturday.

# rafa - Friday 7 June, 2019

Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final

It was the Spaniard’s first win over his old rival in five years.

# rafa - Friday 27 May, 2016

Emotional Nadal withdraws from French Open as injury strikes again

‘It’s a tough moment but it’s not the end.’

# rafa - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Sacked Benitez shows class by wishing Zidane luck in honourable statement

Benitez thanked everyone at the club for their help during his spell in charge.

# rafa - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Sorry, United: Rafa Benitez says Sergio Ramos is staying at Real Madrid

The 55-year-old is adamant the defender will be at the club next season after hailing his character

# rafa - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

# rafa - Monday 24 June, 2013

Shock as Rafa Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon in first round

World number 135 Steve Darcis has claimed the biggest scalp of his career.

# rafa - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Rafa Benitez open to offers in England

“I like to stay in a top side. Why not in England?”

# rafa - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Rafa's to-do list: 8 things we hope Benitez does before Chelsea sack him Rafa This post contains videos

Rafa's to-do list: 8 things we hope Benitez does before Chelsea sack him

We always fancied a go on Roman’s yacht.

'Business as usual' for Chelsea after Rafa blast

How long more does the former Liverpool boss have at the Bridge?

# rafa - Monday 18 February, 2013

He's back! Nadal on the trophy trail again after 7 month absence

“If the pain is bearable like it was today, then it’s fine.” Said the Spaniard after seeing off David Nalbandian in two sets.

# rafa - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his scheduled return date at an exhibition in Abu Dhabi this week.

# rafa - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Injured Rafa Nadal has not picked up a tennis racket in three months

Bet he hasn’t picked up the phone to a match-challenging Roger Federer either.

# rafa - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Davis Cup: Spain reach final, hope for early Nadal return

The 11-time Grand Slam winner is recovering from a knee injury, could he return to play a role in November?

# rafa - Monday 21 May, 2012

2011 dominance a sweet memory for Djokovic as Rafa reigns in Rome

The Spaniard beat his Serbian foe in straight sets as he ramps up performance levels ahead of the French Open.