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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    No mercy for Andy Murray from clay king Rafa Nadal

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:11am by AFP

    ... from clay king Nadal The world's top two players, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, will contest tomorrow's French Open final following the Spaniard's 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 centre court demolition of Andy Murray yesterday. Earlier, Djokovic had won through his semi-final with a 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 win over Ernests Gulbis of Latvia. Top seed and eight-time winner Nadal now stands just ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Faster courts draw Rafa Nadal's displeasure

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 12:36am by Reuters

    ... Rafa Nadal "Completely different conditions than what I remembered of this tournament," the 27-year-old said yesterday of his training on the courts. "Faster conditions ... the conditions that fast. I am not sure for the show that it's the best thing Rafa Nadal His recapturing of the world No 1 spot saw Djokovic contact Boris Becker to become the Serb's new head ...

  3. Sport - Tennis

    Rafa Nadal vs Novak Djokovic- a rivalry for the record books

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Top two men in world cover every inch of the court, are terrific serve returners and switch from defence to offence with a twist of the wrist Nadal-Djokovic a rivalry for the record books Rafael Nadal's victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open final was the record 37th instalment of the top rivalry in tennis now- and what is on its way ...

  4. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Newly recrowned Rafa Nadal eyes Masters record in Shanghai

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Back at No1, Nadal now eyes Masters titles record Newly recrowned world number one Rafael Nadal can smash the record for Masters titles claimed in a year in Shanghai this week, as his great rival Roger Federer fights to save his season. Nadal has enjoyed one of the best spells of his career after he came back from a career-threatening injury to win two ...

  5. Sport - Tennis

    Rafael Nadal forced to step up his game to reach Qatar final

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 12:54pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Doha Nadal forced to step up his game to reach Qatar final   World number one Rafa Nadal will face Frenchman Gael Monfils in the final of the Qatar Open after surviving a tough ... against the world No 162 before raising his game sufficiently to battle through 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Monfils beat another German, Florian Mayer, 6-3, 6-2. Top seed Nadal was far from his best but said ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Serena aims to let her racket do the talking

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 01:25pm by Reuters in London

    ... Florian Mayer. “I played him quarters in Wimbledon last year, so I know what to expect,” said Djokovic, whose French Open nemesis Rafa Nadal suffered a shock first round exit on Monday. “Mayer’s ... it’s a difficult opponent for the first round. I’m ready.” Serbian Djokovic was lucky to be kept apart from his main rivals after Nadal, Andy Murray and defending champion Roger Federer landed ...

  7. Sport - Tennis

    Sony Open locked down as bomb squad investigate package

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 12:21pm

    ... beating Kerber. World No 1 Rafa Nadal was scheduled to play the final match of the evening session against Italian Fabio Fognini and the match went ahead as planned. Security has been beefed up ...

  8. Sport - Tennis

    Novak Djokovic defeats David Ferrer to clinch Paris Masters title

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 01:19am by Reuters

    ... successive triumphs in Rome, Madrid and Montreal in 2011. He could still overthrow world number one Rafa Nadal if he wins the ATP World Tour Finals, which start in London on Monday, and the Davis Cup ...

  9. Sport - Tennis

    Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open because of wrist problem

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:33pm

    ... Spaniard missed lead-up tournaments after sustaining the injury in practice last month Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his US Open title defence because of a wrist problem, the world number ... things. Rafael Nadal “I am very sorry to announce I won’t be able to play at this year’s US Open,” Nadal said on his Twitter feed and on Facebook. “I am sure you understand that it is a very tough ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    All primed for a sequel at US Open

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:11pm by Reuters

    ... and Federer's paths to a championship clash could be less troubled than usual with the absence of last year's winner Rafa Nadal due to a wrist injury, and the sub-par form of 2012 champion Andy ... and Federer's paths to a championship clash could be less troubled than usual with the absence of last year's winner Rafa Nadal Also hoping to follow up the fireworks he set off at the last major ...




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