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Tag: Rafael Nadal

Nadal considered ending season after Indian Wells injury

Playing through pain requires a change in mindset and Nadal says he was very close to calling it quits after Indian Wells.

Sanguine Nadal says he is not obsessed about Federer’s record

Rafael Nadal takes sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open title but says matching Roger Federer's haul of 20 Grand Slams will not become an obsession.

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem

Beating Rafael Nadal may have already become mission impossible for Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway.

Thiem ends Djokovic history bid, faces Nadal in Roland Garros final

Fourth seeded Dominic Thiem stunts the crowd by defeating champ Novak Djokovic at the French Open and will face Rafael Nadal at the finals.

Nadal too strong for Federer in Paris, reaches 12th final

Rafael Nadal charges into his 12th French Open final with his stunning 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory over old foe Roger Federer.

Nadal expects Federer onslaught in semi-final

Rafael Nadal believes the Swiss will be coming at him with all guns blazing after a comfortable passage to the last four.

Hope for Federer if he breaks Rafa’s rhythm

Roger Federer prepares to update his strategy for his upcoming semi-finals match against rival Rafael Nadal on the Parisian clay for the 2009 French Open.

Nadal and Federer set up classic French Open semi-final

French Open fans anticipate the upcoming semi-final match between great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros. The match will be their 39th overall.

Nadal into 12th Roland Garros semi, Federer or Wawrinka next

King of Clay Rafael Nadal reaches the Roland Garros semi-finals after defeating Ken Nishikori.

Nadal racks up 90th Roland Garros win after ‘impossible’ Paris career

Defending champion Rafael Nadal reflects back after he racked up his 90th win at Roland Garros.

Nadal ends Londero’s run to reach quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal ends the dream run of French Open debutant Juan Ignacio Londero with a 6-2 6-3 6-3 victory to power into the quarter-finals.

Brutal Nadal through to French Open third round

Rafael Nadal will take on Belgian David Goffin for a place in the fourth round.

Serena fights back at Roland Garros as Nadal, Djokovic cruise

Serena wins her game, while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both ease their way into the French Open second round.

Nadal back to his old merciless self on new French Open...

Rafael Nadal is hoping to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times.

Draw hands Federer smooth start on French Open return

Former world number one Roger Federer is in the same half of the draw as claycourt master Rafael Nadal and could meet the Spaniard in the semis.

The Kyrgios one-man circus rolls into Paris

Brash mouthed Nick Kyrgios describes Rafael Nadal as a 'sore loser' and Novak Djokovic as self-obsessed.

Imperious Nadal blows away Djokovic to land ninth Rome title

Rafael Nadal won through 6-0 4-6 6-1 to win a record 34th ATP Masters 1000 title.

Djokovic and Nadal to meet in Rome final, Konta faces Pliskova

Novak Djokovic leads his head-to-head with Rafael Nadal by 28 wins to 25.

Nadal sweeps into Rome semi-finals

Rafael Nadal, seeded second, is bidding for his first clay-court title this season.

Nadal races into Rome quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal now advances into the Italian Open quarter-finals after defeating Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 6-0 in the third round. 

Nadal crushes Chardy to reach Rome third round

Rafael Nadal will next meet Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili later in the day for a place in the quarter-finals.

Unfiltered Kyrgios rips into Djokovic, Nadal in podcast

Kyrgios digs in on a number of pros in the podcast, letting his feelings known.

‘Inspirational’ Djokovic wins third Madrid title and 33rd Masters

Novak Djokovic's win against the exhausted Stefanos Tsitsipas declares him as a 33-Masters Champion joining Rafael Nadal.

Nadal hoping for clay turnaround after Madrid semi exit

Nadal's mission at the Italian Open from Monday is to try and rescue his form prior to the start of the French Open at Roland Garros.