Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal To Play Brisbane International 2024

BRISBANE, December 2, 2023 (Press Release) Rafael Nadal, 22-time Grand Slam champion has confirmed he will begin his return to tennis in Queensland at the Brisbane International presented by Evie from 31 December. The Spanish superstar has been out of action since […]

Nadal Withdraws From 2023 Roland Garros

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Defending champion Rafael Nadal will miss this year’s French Open for the first time in 18 years, since he won the first of his record 14 titles at Roland Garros in his tournament debut […]

A Tearful Farewell For Federer At Laver Cup

LONDON/WASHINGTON, September 24, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) For nearly 20 years, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have been friendly rivals on opposite sides of the net. On Friday evening at the 2022 Laver Cup team event in London’s O2 Arena, […]

Federer Loses Final Match Of His Career Alongside Nadal At Laver Cup

LONDON/STARNBERG, September 24, 2022 Roger Federer has lost his last competitive match as a professional tennis player. Alongside Spanish Matador and long-time rival Rafael Nadal, the 41-year-old Swiss Maestro fell to US-Americans Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe 6-4, 6-7(2), 9-11 […]

It Took Nadal To Create A Great Rivalry With Federer

LONDON/WASHINGTON, September 22, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) What started as speculation when Roger Federer hinted Wednesday that he would like to renew his doubles partnership with longtime rival and friend Rafael Nadal became official on Thursday. Federer and Nadal will […]

Nadal Passes Fognini Test At US Open

NEW YORK/STARNBERG, September 2, 2022 Rafael Nadal overcame a slow start on Thursday evening to defeat Italian veteran Fabio Fognini 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the US Open. The 60th-ranked Fognini led by a set and […]

Nadal Prevails, Raducanu Falls In US Open First Round

NEW YORK/STARNBERG, August 31, 2022 Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz have both booked their spots in the second round of the US Open. Nadal, who is competing at Flushing Meadows for the first time since he won the 2019 […]

Injured Nadal Withdraws From Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 8, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Wimbledon Championships Thursday evening, a day ahead of his semifinal match at the All England Club. During a news conference, the World No. 4 and second-seeded Nadal said […]