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June 4th, 2020

Rafael Nadal Not Sure About Playing The US Open

Rafael Nadal would not fly to New York right now. But could that change in three months?

Posted by Staff @ 8:16 pm in French Open, US Open | 25 Comments »

June 3rd, 2020

Rafael Nadal Turned 34 Today

Rafa is 34.

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in 2020 Season | 19 Comments »

March 18th, 2020

Laver Cup Won’t Move Weeks, Will Go Against French Open (It’s Roger v Rafa!)

A cross-continental late September showdown looms for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:12 am in French Open, Laver Cup | Comments Off on Laver Cup Won’t Move Weeks, Will Go Against French Open (It’s Roger v Rafa!)

March 17th, 2020

Rafael Nadal Temporarily Closes Down His Academy Due To Coronavirus

No outsiders allowed in at Rafael Nadal’s academy.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 am in 2020 Season | Comments Off on Rafael Nadal Temporarily Closes Down His Academy Due To Coronavirus

March 1st, 2020

Nadal Sweeps Past Fritz For Third Acapulco Title

Rafael Nadal won his 85th career title Saturday night in Acapulco.

Posted by Staff @ 11:43 am in Acapulco | 1 Comment »

February 29th, 2020

Nadal Overpowers Dimitrov, Gets Fritz For Acapulco Title

Rafael Nadal seeks his first title since Acapulco, and 17-year-old Leylah Fernandez shines in the undercard.

Posted by Staff @ 10:33 am in Acapulco | Comments Off on Nadal Overpowers Dimitrov, Gets Fritz For Acapulco Title

February 28th, 2020

Nadal Keeps Cruising In Acapulco, Faces Dimitrov In SFs; Isner v Fritz

Rafael Nadal is closing in on another Acapulco title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 am in Acapulco | Comments Off on Nadal Keeps Cruising In Acapulco, Faces Dimitrov In SFs; Isner v Fritz

February 23rd, 2020

Former Champions Nadal, Kyrgios Headline Acapulco

Rafael Nadal returns to action this week in Acapulco.

Posted by Staff @ 4:08 pm in Acapulco | Comments Off on Former Champions Nadal, Kyrgios Headline Acapulco

February 8th, 2020

Federer, Nadal Set Record For Largest Attendance At A Tennis Match

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set the record for the biggest crowd to ever watch a tennis match.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:32 am in Exhibitions | Comments Off on Federer, Nadal Set Record For Largest Attendance At A Tennis Match

February 8th, 2020

Federer, Nadal Delight In Front Of Over 51K For Match For Africa In Cape Town

No surprise, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have set a record for biggest crowd ever for a tennis match.

Posted by Staff @ 12:06 am in Exhibitions | 7 Comments »

January 29th, 2020

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer Australian Open SF, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks Thursday night’s Djokovic-Federer match.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:53 pm in Australian Open | 51 Comments »

January 29th, 2020

Thiem Hangs On To Beat Nadal At Australian Open, Will Meet Zverev; Djokovic v Federer SF

The Big 3 will be in the final against a young player Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:19 am in Australian Open | 34 Comments »

January 27th, 2020

Nadal Outlasts Kyrgios, Wawrinka Solves Medvedev; Djokovic, Federer Close In On Australian Open SFs

The Big 3 are back in the Australian Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:42 am in Australian Open | 30 Comments »

January 26th, 2020

Djokovic Dominates Schwartzman At Australian Open, Raonic Next; Nadal v Kyrgios Mon.

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are now just one win from a Thursday meeting.

Posted by Staff @ 9:20 am in Australian Open | 6 Comments »

January 25th, 2020

Nadal Sharp, Kyrgios Wins Epic At Australian Open; Federer, Djokovic Return Sun.

Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios are set for battle Monday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:55 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Nadal Sharp, Kyrgios Wins Epic At Australian Open; Federer, Djokovic Return Sun.