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#Rafael Nadal

# rafael-nadal - Monday 9 September, 2019

Rafa Nadal emotional after 'crazy' US Open final win over Medvedev

The Spaniard edged it 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 in an extraordinary decider on the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

# rafael-nadal - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Nadal progresses to 27th Grand Slam final with gritty straight-set victory

The second seed will meet Daniil Medvedev to battle it out for the US Open title.

# rafael-nadal - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Favourite Nadal battles into US Open semis as rising star Berrettini wins thriller Stateside Affairs This post contains videos

Favourite Nadal battles into US Open semis as rising star Berrettini wins thriller

The pair will do battle tomorrow after their respective victories.

# rafael-nadal - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Medvedev fined for obscene gesture, Nadal cruises into next round at US Open

Attention at Flushing Meadows now turns to the hotly-anticipated clash of Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka.

# rafael-nadal - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'It lived up to the hype' - Federer ranks Nadal classic as one of the his all-time best

Roger Federer says his pulsating battle with Rafael Nadal “had everything” and ‘lived up to the hype’.

# rafael-nadal - Friday 12 July, 2019

Federer eventually edges out brilliant Nadal to book Wimbledon final against Djokovic

The eight-time champion is heading for his 12th decider at the All England club.

# rafael-nadal - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Federer hits slam landmark as he cruises into last 16 while Nadal urges patience for challengers

There looked to be no stopping the big names in the Wimbledon men’s draw on Saturday with big markers laid down.

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.

# rafael-nadal - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Nadal sees off Kyrgios in four-set grudge match, Serena Williams recovers to progress Thriller This post contains videos

Nadal sees off Kyrgios in four-set grudge match, Serena Williams recovers to progress

Kyrgios branded the umpire a ‘disgrace’, caught out his opponent with an audacious under-arm serve…and exited Wimbledon.

# rafael-nadal - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Wimbledon puts Federer ahead of Nadal in controversial seedings move

It’s been confirmed that the Spaniard will be seeded behind Roger Federer this year despite their world ranking positions.

# rafael-nadal - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Unstoppable Nadal makes history with remarkable 12th French Open title

Dominic Thiem produced a fine display, but the Austrian was ultimately well beaten at Roland Garros.

# rafael-nadal - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal

A fourth French Open semi-final awaits the Austrian, but to claim the title he will have to be at his very best.

# rafael-nadal - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion

Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens will face Johanna Konta for a place in the semi-finals of the French Open after defeating Garbine Muguruza.

# rafael-nadal - Monday 27 May, 2019

# rafael-nadal - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Kyrgios tears into 'cringeworthy' Djokovic and 'super salty' Nadal

In contrast, Roger Federer received glowing praise.

# rafael-nadal - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Nadal irked by lack of respect from Kyrgios in dramatic defeat

Nick Kyrgios was victorious but prompted criticism from the Spaniard at a post-match press conference.

# rafael-nadal - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Djokovic dismantles Nadal to win seventh Australian Open title

Top seed Novak Djokovic eased to a straight-sets victory over Rafael Nadal in a one-sided final at the Australian Open.

# rafael-nadal - Friday 25 January, 2019

Djokovic loses just four games en route to setting up mouth-watering Nadal final

The world number one continued his quest for a record seventh title as he overcame Lucas Pouille.

# rafael-nadal - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Relentless Rafa Nadal crushes giantkiller Tiafoe to set up Tsitsipas semi-final

The Spaniard is aiming to become the third man in history to win each of the Grand Slams twice.

# rafael-nadal - Sunday 20 January, 2019

3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals

American Danielle Collins had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but defeated Kerber.

# rafael-nadal - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki

The pair will now move on to the third round of the Australian Open.

# rafael-nadal - Monday 14 January, 2019

Nadal happy with new serve after comfortable win

The Spanish ace looked good in beating a local wildcard.

# rafael-nadal - Monday 31 December, 2018

'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes

The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.

# rafael-nadal - Monday 5 November, 2018

Rafael Nadal confirms that his season is over as he's set to undergo surgery

The Spaniard has withdrawn from the ATP Finals.

# rafael-nadal - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'It was a very quick decision': Federer reveals he turned down invite to Saudi exhibition

As Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic consider their involvement in an exhibition in Saudi Arabia, Roger Federer confirmed he too was invited.

# rafael-nadal - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final

Rafael Nadal played the longest match of this year’s US Open as he survived to beat Dominic Thiem in the quarters.

# rafael-nadal - Monday 3 September, 2018

Nadal, Del Potro, Serena, Stephens into US Open last 8, dad-to-be Isner keeps home hopes alive

Dominic Thiem is the first Austrian in the last-eight at the US Open since Thomas Muster in 1996.

# rafael-nadal - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Nadal through as Ferrer retires in final grand slam match

Serena Williams is up and running too meanwhile.

# rafael-nadal - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final

Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.

# rafael-nadal - Friday 13 July, 2018

# rafael-nadal - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Nadal takes just under five hours to clinch Wimbledon semi-final spot as Raonic bows out

Rafael Nadal played out a five-set epic Juan Martin del Potro on centre court.

'Follow your dreams': Anderson issues South Africa rallying call after stunning Federer

Next up is a semi-final on Friday against John Isner, the ninth seeded American.

# rafael-nadal - Monday 9 July, 2018

Nadal ends 7-year wait to return to Wimbledon quarter-finals

He secured a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.

# rafael-nadal - Monday 11 June, 2018

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

# rafael-nadal - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare

The Spaniard defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in three sets at Roland Garros.

# rafael-nadal - Friday 8 June, 2018

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris

The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.

# rafael-nadal - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend

The five-time Grand Slam champion hadn’t played on Roland Garros’ showpiece arena since a quarter-final exit in 2015.

# rafael-nadal - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'This is my final goal: to be happy' - Nadal unfazed by losing number one status

Losing his position at the top of the rankings is not the end of the world.

# rafael-nadal - Friday 11 May, 2018

Nadal surrenders world number one to Federer as Thiem ends remarkable clay run

Roger Federer will move back to world number one after Dominic Thiem stunningly ended Rafael Nadal’s remarkable clay-court run.

# rafael-nadal - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Nadal breaks McEnroe's 34-year record in Madrid but Del Potro, Sharapova and Halep beaten

The Spaniard’s victory means he establishes a new Open era best for consecutive sets won on a single surface.

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