Rafel Nadal

  • Rafael Nadal is cautious in return following back injury February 19, 2014

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Rafael Nadal is taking it easy at the Rio Open, nursing a back injury and hoping it gets better. No. 1ranked Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Daniel GimenoTraver in his firstround match, his first in more than three weeks after losing the Australian Open final to Stanislaw Wawrinka. Nadal...
  • Nadal deserved title, says disappointed del Potro March 18, 2013

    Indian Wells: It was a case of so near and yet so far for Juan Martin Del Potro after he was denied a first ATP Masters 1000 title in a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 defeat by Rafa Nadal in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday. The Argentine was a set...
  • Nadal, Federer and Safina sparkle in Paris May 26, 2009

    Paris: World No. 1s Rafael Nadal and Dinara Safina dazzled their opponents in the Parisian sun on Monday to blaze into the second round of the French Open. Brazil's Marcos Daniel fought valiantly for almost 2-1/2 hours before suffering the same fate as four-times champion Nadal's previous 28 opponents at the...
  • Youzhny sinks Nadal to lift Chennai Open title January 7, 2008

    Chennai: World No 2 and top-seed Rafael Nadal, apparently not fully fit, gave away the Chennai Open ATP Tour singles title on a platter to fourth-seed Mikhail Youzhny, going down without a semblance of a fight 0-6, 1-6 in just 58 minutes in Chennai on Sunday night. In the final, the...