May 3rd, 2016
Del Potro Joins Nadal as ‘Back’ in Madrid; Wed. Preview With Djokovic, Wawrinka-Kyrgios
“I have just played my best match since I came back to tennis after my surgeries,” Del Potro said. “I’ve had a great test against a very high-level player.”
Posted by Staff @ 11:56 pm in Madrid | 99 Comments »
May 2nd, 2016
Rafael Nadal: I Believe My Rivals Are Clean, I Believe The Sport Is Clean And I Believe In The Doping Program
Rafael Nadal reiterates his stance on more transparency in the drug testing program.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:24 am in Drug Testing, Madrid | 15 Comments »
May 2nd, 2016
Rafael Nadal Brings 10-Match Win Streak Into Madrid, Cautions He Doesn’t Know Which Rafa Will Show Up
Rafael Nadal seeks a fourth title in Madrid where he isn’t worried about the altitude.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:13 am in Madrid | 4 Comments »
April 30th, 2016
Is Rafael Nadal For Real? Novak Djokovic Leads Big 4 At Madrid Masters
Sean Randall previews the Madrid men’s draw. Will we see a Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal final?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:53 am in Madrid | 83 Comments »
April 26th, 2016
Rafael Nadal Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Roselyne Bachelot
Rafael Nadal wasn’t kidding about suing public figures who think he’s doping.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:05 am in 2016 Season | 161 Comments »
April 25th, 2016
Rafael Nadal Now Ranks No. 2 In The 2016 ATP Points Race
According to the points, only Novak Djokovic has had a better 2016 than Rafael Nadal.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:40 am in 2016 Season, Rankings | 40 Comments »
April 25th, 2016
Watch Rafael Nadal Jump In The Pool After Winning Barcelona… He Didn’t Take His Socks Off! [Video]
Rafael Nadal got wet again after winning a ninth Barcelona title.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:29 am in Barcelona, Videos | 24 Comments »
April 24th, 2016
Resurgent Rafael Nadal Wins Barcelona, Ties Guillermo Vilas’ All-Time Clay Mark
The former No. 1 is the only player to win nine titles at an event in the Open Era, and now he has done it at Barcelona, Monte Carlo and Roland Garros. Roger Federer has won eight titles during his career at Halle, as did Vilas at Buenos Aires.
Posted by Staff @ 4:44 pm in Barcelona | 69 Comments »
April 23rd, 2016
Rafael Nadal Meets Kei Nishikori In Blockbuster Barcelona Final, Who’s The Pick?
Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Kei Nishikori collide for the Barcelona title on Sunday.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:52 pm in Barcelona | 118 Comments »
April 22nd, 2016
Former Champions Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori Continue On Barcelona Collision Course
Rafael Nadal upped his win streak to 8 today in Barcelona.
Posted by Staff @ 6:40 pm in Barcelona | 53 Comments »
April 21st, 2016
Rafael Nadal Faces Fabio Fognini Friday In Barcelona; Kei Nishikori Win Streak At 12
Rafael Nadal has won his last 7 matches, but tomorrow runs into nemesis Fabio Fognini.
Posted by Staff @ 6:30 pm in Barcelona | 67 Comments »
April 19th, 2016
Rafael Nadal Opens Bid For A Ninth Barcelona Title Wednesday
Rafael Nadal opens play Wednesday in Barcelona.
Posted by Staff @ 11:34 pm in Barcelona | 8 Comments »
April 18th, 2016
Rafael Nadal: This Monte Carlo Victory Confirms That I Am Better Now!
Rafael Nadal backs up the talk.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:03 pm in Barcelona, Monte Carlo | 15 Comments »
April 17th, 2016
Rafael Nadal Back on Top of Clay Heap with Monte Carlo Title Over Gael Monfils
“You just have to accept he’s a bit better,” Monfils said after running out of gas in the third set. “He increased his intensity and changed the way he was playing…I couldn’t contain him when he started to speed up. I simply couldn’t find an answer.”
Posted by Staff @ 2:05 pm in Monte Carlo | 94 Comments »
April 16th, 2016
Rafael Nadal Comes Back To Beat Andy Murray, Meets Gael Monfils In Monte Carlo Final; Who’s The Pick?
Sean Randall picks the Monte Carlo final between Rafael Nadal and Gael Monfils.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:19 pm in Monte Carlo | 64 Comments »