Sep 05, 2011 09:35 AM IST
Comparing two rival personalities is what makes tennis contests a compelling narrative. The US Open will continue the ‘Big Story’ with Federer and Nadal
- Jul 04, 2011 07:17 PM IST
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic was confirmed as the new world number one when the ATP rankings were released on Monday.
- Jun 28, 2011 05:51 PM IST
A scan on Rafa Nadal's injured left foot has shown no major damage and the holder and number one seed should be fit to play Mardy Fish in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, Nadal said in a statement on Tuesday.
- May 28, 2011 09:27 AM IST
Spanish sporting prowess will be on full display on Saturday but while Barcelona are bidding for Champions League glory, Rafael Nadal will just be seeking an easy passage to the French Open last 16 with no high drama.
- May 27, 2011 09:15 AM IST
Kim Clijsters' 11th hour recovery from injury to play at the French Open proved in vain as her hopes were blown away in the second round on Thursday but Rafael Nadal stayed on course for a sixth title with a grinding win.
- May 27, 2011 08:33 AM IST
Rafael Nadal enjoyed a smoother time after a bumpy ride in his opening match but a 7-5 6-3 7-6 win over fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar in the French Open second round on Thursday still did not satisfy the champion.
- May 24, 2011 08:12 AM IST
Rafael Nadal, once the undisputed king of clay, opens the defence of his French Open title against John Isner later on Tuesday with the name of Novak Djokovic ringing in his ears after two punishing defeats by the Serb.
- Feb 08, 2011 08:52 AM IST
Spain enjoyed a double celebration on Monday when tennis champion Rafael Nadal and their World Cup winning soccer team walked away with the top prizes at the Laureus Sports Awards.
- Feb 02, 2011 08:26 AM IST
World number one Rafael Nadal damaged a muscle in his right leg during his Australian Open quarter-final defeat by Spanish compatriot David Ferrer and needs around 10 days to recover.