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May 5th, 2021

Nadal Overwhelms Teen Alcaraz At Madrid Masters; Medvedev, Tsitsipas Advance

All 16 remaining men in Madrid will be in action on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:51 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 4th, 2021

Thiem Terrific In Return At Madrid Masters; Nadal v Alcaraz Wed.

All eyes in Spain will be on Rafael Nadal taking on the new sensation Carlos Alcaraz on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:23 pm in Madrid | 1 Comment »

May 3rd, 2021

Dimitrov Out, Alcaraz Sets Meeting With Nadal At Madrid Masters; Fognini Faces Berrettini

The hype will be real come Wednesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:14 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

May 2nd, 2021

Rafael Nadal: Madrid Is The Most Difficult Clay Event For Me

Rafael Nadal has only won Madrid once in the last five tries.

Posted by Staff @ 6:32 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 25th, 2021

Nadal Holds Off Tsitsipas In Epic Barcelona Final

Rafael Nadal wins the longest recorded best-of-3 ATP final.

Posted by Staff @ 9:26 pm in Barcelona | 7 Comments »

April 24th, 2021

Nadal, Tsitsipas Set Blockbuster Barcelona Final

Stefanos Tsitsipas looks to do a Rafa and sweep Monte Carlo and Barcelona.

Posted by Staff @ 8:19 pm in Barcelona | No Comments »

April 23rd, 2021

Nadal Finds Form, Races Into Barcelona SFs; Tsitsipas To Meet Sinner

Stefanos Tsitsipas is now 14-0 in sets on the clay this year.

Posted by Staff @ 3:49 pm in Barcelona | No Comments »

April 22nd, 2021

Nadal Needs Three Again In Barcelona; Tsitsipas v Auger-Aliassime, Rubev v Sinner Fri.

Five of the Top 6 seeds made the Barcelona quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:52 pm in Barcelona | No Comments »

April 21st, 2021

Nadal Struggles In Barcelona Opener, Will Face Nishikori In Match Of Former Champs; Fognini Defaulted

The Top 5 seeds in action Wednesday in Barcelona all advanced.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 pm in Barcelona | 1 Comment »

April 18th, 2021

Nadal Hopes To Rebound In Barcelona; Tsitsipas, Rublev Could Meet In SF

Rafael Nadal bids for a 12th Barcelona title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:52 pm in Barcelona | No Comments »

April 16th, 2021

Rublev Upsets Error-Prone Nadal In Monte Carlo Shocker; New Masters Champ Assured

Both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic failed to make the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals. For a second straight event, there will be a new Masters champion.

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

April 15th, 2021

Djokovic Stunned By Evans At Masters Carlo Masters; Nadal Rolls, Rublev Next

Novak Djokovic is out of Monte Carlo. It’s been a tough week for the players who live there.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 pm in Monte Carlo | 10 Comments »

April 14th, 2021

Djokovic, Nadal Start Strong In Clay Openers In Monte Carlo

After 2 months off tour, no rust apparent for either Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in their clay openers.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

April 13th, 2021

Tsitsipas Tops Karatsev In Monte Carlo; Nadal, Djokovic v Sinner Wed.

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic play their first matches since Melbourne Wednesday in Monte Carlo.

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »

April 11th, 2021

Rafael Nadal Is Happy Uncle Toni Is Coaching Auger-Aliassime

Rafael Nadal is back home on clay.

Posted by Staff @ 5:23 pm in Monte Carlo | No Comments »