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Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Acapulco tennis

World number two Rafael Nadal stepped up his bid for a third ATP Mexico Open title with an impressive display of serving and shotmaking to beat Serbian youngster Miomir Kecmanovic on Wednesday.

Nadal crushes Medvedev to win Rogers Cup in Montreal

Holder and top seed Rafael Nadal overwhelmed Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win his fifth Rogers Cup title in Montreal on Sunday. The...

Nadal reaches Toronto quarters with win over Wawrinka

A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal on Thursday at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka...

Nadal braced for ‘complex’ Djokovic in 52nd meeting

Rafael Nadal described long-time rival Novak Djokovic as "one of the more complex" players he's ever met as they prepare to clash for the...

Nadal, Muguruza, Zverev Edmund advance

The ladies' defending champion, Garbine Muguruza opened proceedings on Centre Court as tradition dictates on the second day. The third seeded lady defeated home...

Nadal holds onto top spot ahead of Wimbledon

Spain's Rafael Nadal retained the top spot in the men's ATP rankings in front of his old rival Roger Federer as Wimbledon kicks off on Monday.

Ten years on, Nadal looks back on ’emotional’ Wimbledon win over Federer

Ten years after out-duelling Roger Federer to win the greatest Wimbledon final, Rafael Nadal returns to the All England Club still basking in the...

Nadal ousts Federer to regain top spot

Spain's Rafael Nadal regained the top spot in the men's ATP rankings from old rival Roger Federer on Monday after the latter's surprise final...

Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal’s 10 French Open triumphs

Rafael Nadal goes for an 11th French Open title on Sunday when he faces Dominic Thiem in the final. AFP Sport looks at the Spaniard's...

French Open: It’s Thiem versus Nadal for final

Austria's Dominic Thiem defeated Italy's Marco Cecchinato 7/5; 7/6 (10); 6/1 and will face defending champion, Rafael Nadal, who pounded his way to a...

Nadal, Sharapova eye French Open semi-finals

Rafael Nadal sets his sights on a 27th Grand Slam semi-final when he faces Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in the French Open quarter-finals on...

Nadal edges closer to 11th French Open crown by reaching quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal moved a step closer to an incredible 11th French Open title on Monday by seeing off German Maximilian Marterer in straight sets...

French Open: Nadal defies rain to oust Bolleli, as Cilic outlasts Duckworth

Nadal won the first two sets and was trailing 0-3 when the rains came down. When the match resumed, Nadal caught up with Bolleli...

Nadal, Murray head strongest ever Queen’s line-up

Spain's world number one Rafael Nadal heads what organisers say is the most formidable line-up for Queen's, the historic grass tournament in London that...

Nadal remains top of ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal remained atop the ATP rankings released Monday after breezing to his 11th Barcelona title over the weekend. ATP rankings on April 30: 1. Rafael...

World number one, Nadal, set to return in 3 weeks

World number one Rafael Nadal faces three weeks out after being diagnosed with a torn inner hip muscle during his Australian Open quarter-final defeat,...

Cilic obstacle in way of Nadal’s semi quest

Rafael Nadal sees his quarter-final showdown with big-match player Marin Cilic on Tuesday as the time to crank up his Australian Open offensive for...

Nadal, Federer perch above all others

The Davis Cup final in France marked the end of the 2017 season for the ATP Tour for men's tennis players. The final end-of-year...

Federer thanks lucky stars for Nadal fightback

Roger Federer has admitted his year would have been "very different" had he not battled back from a 1-3 fifth-set deficit in his Australian...

Nadal tops ATP charts for second week

Rafael Nadal attacks the US Open which starts Monday as world number one for the second week running. The Spaniard took over the ATP rankings...

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