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January 6th, 2016

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Ease Into Doha QFs; Stan Wawrinka A Winner In Chennai

Top stars won easily on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:38 pm in Doha | 36 Comments »

January 5th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Drops First Set, But Wins 2016 Opener In Doha; Defending Champ David Ferrer Out

Rafael Nadal was victorious in his 2016 ATP opening match.

Posted by Staff @ 4:59 pm in Doha | 11 Comments »

January 5th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Doesn’t Have Any Particular Set Of Goals For 2016 Except To Play Better Tennis!

Rafael Nadal opens his 2016 season tomorrow in Doha.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:02 pm in Doha | No Comments »

January 4th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Doesn’t Want To Talk About 2015 Anymore; Uncle Toni Says Rafa Can Still Win Slams!

Rafael Nadal and his camp are focused on 2016.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:11 am in 2016 Season | 3 Comments »

January 2nd, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal Lead Loaded Doha; ATP/WTA Week 1 Previews

Federer has won the most singles titles of any player in Doha, and is a perfect 3-0 in finals…Ferrer beat Berdych in last year’s final…Nadal, who is playing doubles with Verdasco, has won the most doubles titles of anyone at the event with four (2005,’09,’11,’15)…Former singles champs in the field are Ferrer (2015), Nadal (2014), and Federer (2011,’06-05).

Posted by Staff @ 8:56 pm in Tennis | 52 Comments »

January 1st, 2016

Where Will Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Be Playing This January?

Sean Randall lays out the January schedule.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:09 pm in 2016 Season | 9 Comments »

December 28th, 2015

Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka Lead Abu Dhabi Exo Which Begins Thursday

The Abu Dhabi exo begins on Thursday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:41 am in 2016 Season, Exhibitions | 25 Comments »

December 23rd, 2015

Behind The Scenes At A Rafael Nadal Tommy Hilfiger Underwear Shoot [Video]

Some more footage of Rafael Nadal’s hilfiger shoot.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:10 am in Videos | 16 Comments »

December 14th, 2015

Highlights From Rafael Nadal’s Win Over Roger Federer In The IPTL [Video]

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal put on a show Saturday in New Delhi.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:23 am in Exhibitions, Videos | 126 Comments »

December 10th, 2015

Rafael Nadal: I Don’t Know If I’ll Win Another Grand Slam [Video]

Rafael Nadal isn’t sure he’ll win another Grand Slam.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:27 am in Videos | 28 Comments »

December 10th, 2015

Rafael Nadal Hits With Kids In New Delhi [Video]

Rafael Nadal hits with kids in New Delhi.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:18 am in Exhibitions, Videos | 14 Comments »

November 25th, 2015

8 Things I Think I Thought About Novak Djokovic And The ATP Finals

Closing thoughts on the ATP Finals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:04 am in ATP Finals | 82 Comments »

November 21st, 2015

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer For The 2015 ATP Finals, Who’s The Pick?

Who’ll win the ATP Finals between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer? Sean Randall makes his pick.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:55 pm in ATP Finals | 113 Comments »

November 21st, 2015

Roger Federer Says He Doesn’t Change His Game Against Novak Djokovic, But He Does When He Plays Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer finds it much easier to play Novk Djokovic than Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:55 am in ATP Finals | 11 Comments »

November 21st, 2015

Roger Federer: Rafa Is Only Going To Be Better

Roger Federer says Rafael Nadal is back on the way up.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:39 am in ATP Finals | 4 Comments »