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June 17th, 2016

Uncle Toni: The Plan Is For Rafa To Return In Toronto

Uncle Toni says Rafa’s rehab is going as expected.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:33 am in Toronto | 7 Comments »

June 16th, 2016

Rafael Nadal To Play Olympics Doubles With Marc Lopez And Mixed With Garbine Muguruza?

Will Rafael Nadal even play the Olympics?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:54 am in Olympics | 16 Comments »

June 9th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Wimbledon Due To Wrist Injury

Rafael Nadal won’t be at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 1:23 pm in Wimbledon | 231 Comments »

June 1st, 2016

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Queen’s, Is Wimbledon Next?

It’s looking more and more unlikely Rafael Nadal will play Wimbledon.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:24 am in Grass season | 15 Comments »

May 27th, 2016

Rafael Nadal: Today Is One Of The Toughest Days

Rafael Nadal wrote a message to his fans.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:58 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 27th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Withdraws from French Open with Left Wrist Injury

Rafael Nadal will not finish the French Open. What a shock.

Posted by Staff @ 11:02 am in French Open, Tennis | 153 Comments »

May 26th, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal Win Easy; Marathon Man Murray Up Friday at French Open, Krygios-Gasquet

“The only thing I know is that I have reached the third round,” Nadal said.

Posted by Staff @ 7:13 pm in ATP, French Open | 78 Comments »

May 26th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Joins Roger Federer And Novak Djokovic In 200 Grand Slam Match Win Club

Rafael Nadal isn’t interested in numbers.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:52 pm in French Open | 6 Comments »

May 25th, 2016

Murray Muddles Through Again in 5 At French Open! Djokovic, Nadal On Thursday

“You can’t play too many matches like this if you want to go far in this tournament,” said Murray, who may have already done himself in after more than seven hours on court in two matches.

Posted by Staff @ 5:09 pm in French Open | 57 Comments »

May 24th, 2016

Emotional Murray Escapes Stepanek At French Open, Djokovic, Nadal Roll; Wawrinka Wednesday

“Second and third sets were really good,” said Djokovic, who will next face Steve Darcis. “I thought I found my rhythm. First set was up and down. But I’ll take the positives out of it, and I’m hoping I can progress as the tournament goes on.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:22 pm in French Open | 142 Comments »

May 24th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Hit This Wonderful Tweener Winner Today At The French Open [Video]

Shot of the tournament thus far!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:44 pm in Best Shots, French Open, Videos | 11 Comments »

May 23rd, 2016

Wawrinka Stretched, Murray Breaking? Djokovic, Nadal Tues At Roland Garros

A shocker that has not yet come to conclusion is 37-year-old qualifier Radek “The Worm” Stepanek leading No. 2 seed Andy Murray 6-3, 6-3, 0-6, 2-4, when the match was called due to darkness. The delay will give hope to Stepanek, who had run out of gas on Monday after his quick start.

Posted by Staff @ 6:34 pm in French Open | 59 Comments »

May 21st, 2016

Rafael Nadal Feels At Home At The French Open

Rafael Nadal loves being back at Roland Garros.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:34 pm in French Open | 3 Comments »

May 20th, 2016

French Open Men’s Draw: Are Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Heading Toward The Final?

Sean Randall previews the French Open. Did he really pick Andy Murray to win it?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:04 am in French Open | 94 Comments »

May 13th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Beats Rafael Nadal In Thriller While Andy Murray Impresses; Rome SF Picks And Pans

Are we headed to another Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:11 pm in Rome | 225 Comments »