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Tag: Rafael Nadal

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French Open: Novak Djokovic Shakes The Order, Beats Rafael Nadal To Enter Final

Novak Djokovic dashed Rafael Nadal's hopes of winning a record 21st Grand Slam title and his 14th French Open after the world No. 1 overcame the Spaniard 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-2 in a four-hour-22-minute semi-final that was replete with moments of brilliance as well as errors.

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Rafael Nadal Beats Novak Djokovic For 10th Rome Open Title

World No. 3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Sunday won his 10th Italian Open title, after overcoming a second set comeback from No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final to triumph 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in two hours and 50 minutes.

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Aus Open: Nadal Loses To Tsitsipas In Quarter Final

Melbourne: World No.2 Rafael Nadal on Wednesday fell to fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in a five-set thriller that stretched to over four hours. Tsitsipas fought back from two sets down to beat Nadal 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 7-5 at the Rod Laver Arena. This was […]

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French Open: 'King Of Clay' Rafael Nadal Shares Special Moments In Roland Garros

Paris: Rafael Nadal continued his marauding run at the French Open with a record-extending 13th title win on Sunday. He beat arch-rival and world no.1 Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 and the victory took him level with Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam wins, the most for any male singles player. Nadal, however, said […]

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Nadal Equals Federer's Grand Slam Record With 13th French Open Title

Paris: Rafael Nadal on Sunday won a record-extending 13th French Open title after beating his rival and world No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in the final. This is Nadal’s 20th Grand Slam title that equals Roger Federer’s record for most major wins for a male singles player. This was also his 100th win at the […]

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French Open 2020: Polish Teen Iga Swiatek Secures Maiden Grand Slam Title

Paris: Polish teenager Iga Swiatek (19) completed her incredible run at the French Open on Saturday by winning the title after brushing aside American Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 in the final. At 19, she is the youngest to win the clay court Grand Slam since 12-time men’s singles champion Rafael Nadal won his first title […]

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Australian Open: Thiem Beats Nadal To Reach Semis

Melbourne: Twenty-six-year-old Dominic Thiem on Wednesday reached his first Australian Open semi-final after beating world no.1 and 19-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. He will now face German world no. 7 Alexander Zverev in the semi-final, who had beaten Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka earlier in the day. In women’s […]

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Australian Open: Nadal Stopped By Security Official; Watch Video

Melbourne: World No. 1 Rafael Nadal was stopped at a checkpoint by a security person who asked the 19-time Grand Slam winner to show his accreditation. Nadal was training outside and not carrying his accreditation and it needed a colleague of the security official to intervene and familiarise his colleague with the great Spaniard. Nadal […]

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Nadal beats Medvedev in marathon match to win US Open

New York: Spanish ace Rafael Nadal has won the US Open for the fourth time, slogging through a marathon five-set thriller against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final. Nadal outlasted Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in four hours and 49 minutes in front of an electric Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday, surviving […]

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Nadal, Medvedev In US Open Final Blockbuster

New York: Three-time champion Rafael Nadal advanced to his fifth US Open final with a convincing win over 24th seed Italian challenger Matteo Berrettini at the Flushing Meadows. On Friday, Nadal wore down the first-time semifinalist 7-6, 6-4, 6-1 under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium and sprinted into the final on Sunday where he […]

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Federer Gets Past Nadal, To Meet Djokovic In Wimbledon Final

London: Swiss ace Roger Federer got the better of long time rival and fellow great Rafael Nadal on Friday to zoom into Sunday’s Wimbledon final where he will take on Novak Djokovic. It was a hard fought battle between the two decorated rivals who share 38 Grand Slam titles between them. It was their 40th […]

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Nadal crushes Federer to reach 12th French Open final

Paris: Rafael Nadal reached the French Open final for the third time in a row, and a record extending 12th overall, with a straight set win over arch-rival Roger Federer, here on Friday. The Spaniard beat the Swiss legend 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 at the Philippe-Chatrier Court in the 39th meeting between the two stalwarts. While […]

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Djokovic outsmarts Tsitsipas to clinch third Madrid title

Madrid: Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic defeated Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the Madrid Open final, claiming his third title at the clay-court event and 33rd ATP Masters 1000 crown. “These are the best tournaments, biggest tournaments we have in our sport, in the ATP, of course alongside the Grand Slams,” Efe news quoted […]

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Madrid Open: Thiem knocks out Federer, Nadal enters semi-finals

Madrid: Dominic Thiem stunned Roger Federer in the quarter-finals with a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 win in the ongoing Mutua Madrid Open on Friday. The world number five from Australia defeated the 37-year-old Swiss player in a match that lasted for two hours and 11 minutes. He will now play the semi-finals against world number […]

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It's Federer vs Nadal in Indian Wells semi final

Indian Wells (California): Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, arguably the two greatest men’s tennis players of all time, have set up a dream semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open with straight-set victories. In the day’s first quarter-final on Friday, Federer quickly seized control of his match against Hubert Hurkacz by breaking the 67th-ranked Pole’s serve […]

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Nadal powers past Berdych into Australian Open quarterfinals

Melbourne: Rafael Nadal pounded former Australian Open semi-finalist Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-1, 7-6(4) on Sunday to book his place in the Australian Open quarterfinals for the 11th time. The 2009 champion was at his aggressive best and claimed the first nine games of the match against the World No 57, reports Efe news. He dominated […]

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Rafael Nadal defeats Duckworth in straight sets at Australian Open

Melbourne: Spain’s Rafael Nadal defeated Australian wild card entry James Duckworth 6-4, 6-3, 7-5, in the first round of the Australian Open here on Monday. Nadal, who won the title in 2009, completed the match against the 238th-ranked Duckworth, four months after his last official match against Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro in last year’s […]

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Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Djokovic in 2nd

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot of men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic climbed one spot up to the second, after claiming the Shanghai Masters title for the fourth time in a row on Sunday, only 215 points away from Nadal’s […]

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Nadal stays on top of ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points. Switzerland’s Roger Federer came in second in this week’s top 10, ahead of Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, reports Efe. Further down the rankings, Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan rocketed 76 spots […]

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Nadal maintains ATP rankings top spot

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal maintained the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. The Spaniard continued to lead the rankings despite his forced retirement at the US Open over a knee injury, which also made him miss […]

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Nadal maintains 1st spot in ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Top-10 players are holding on to their positions except for South Africa’s Kevin Anderson who dropped to the sixth, elevating Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov to the fifth spot, […]

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Nadal stays atop ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday. Nadal has 9,310 points, while Switzerland’s Roger Federer maintained his second place in this week’s top 10 that witnessed no changes, ahead of Germany’s Alexander Zverev, reports Efe. Further down the […]

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Paris honours Nadal after his 11th French Open victory

Paris: The city of Paris paid tribute to Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal on Monday, a day after he won his record-extending 11th French Open title. Hours after thrashing Austria’s Dominic Thiem in straight sets, Nadal was playfully quizzed by Paris Mayor Anne Higaldo about a potential 12th French Open title, reports Efe. Nadal replied […]

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Nadal clinches 11th French Open title

Paris: Rafael Nadal of Spain powered past Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets to clinch his record-extending 11th men’s singles title at the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday. Following his 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory, Nadal became the second player in history to have won 11 singles titles at any Grand Slam event after […]

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Federer back as No.1 in ATP rankings

Madrid: Switzerland’s Roger Federer took back the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday after being second to Spain’s Rafael Nadal for six weeks. Nadal dropped to second place after being defeated in the Madrid Open quarter-finals by Dominic Thiem of Austria 7-5, 6-3 on […]

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