This final against Alexander Zverev, the German 20-year-old who now stands at No 3 in the world, appeared to be heading for an upset early in the deciding set. After dominating the opening set so emphatically that it occupied only 32 minutes, Nadal -
On Sunday, May 27, the 2018 French Open kicks off at Roland Garros. The clay courts will attract bets from novices and amateurs alike, many debating whether to back Rafael Nadal. The world's No. 1 tennis player and 2017 champion is listed as a -250 ...
Rafael Nadal came out on top in a captivating Italian Open semi-final against long-term rival Novak Djokovic as he 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 in Rome. A gruelling contest was full of heavy-hitting and dramatic points, with Nadal edging the first set on a tie-break. - -
While Shiras thinks Connors' record might be a tall order, he's not putting it past Nadal to surpass Federer. “He's going to end up in the International Tennis Hall of Fame,” Shiras said. “Those are Hall of Fame numbers and he'll definitely make a run
“Not so long ago we were talking about Rafa Nadal, he was so short on confidence a couple of years ago, feeling uncomfortable on a tennis court and experiencing feelings he'd never felt before. “We never thought we'd see the kind of tennis that we'd
“Tennis is tennis,” Nadal said. “In Grand Slams, or Masters 1000s, or any event, when you are able to Masters 1000s, when you are able to compete well in all the events that he did already. It's true that he did not have great results in a Grand
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ROME: Rafael Nadal closed in on an eighth Rome Masters title as he dismissed old rival Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 on Saturday (May 19) to reach the final for a record-extending 10th time. The last-four success will give the Spanish top seed added ...
Rafa Nadal could smash a 34-year-old tennis record should he maintain his winning ways at the Madrid Open this week. Nadal has two titles on clay this season and is in seemingly unstoppable form as he has 46 consecutive sets. Should he extend ...
An impromptu practice session between Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal in Rome got a lot of attention this week, but the Russian revealed she almost didn't make the request. Sharapova says she had to be talked into asking the all-time great to hit on
“Can anyone take a set from Rafael Nadal on clay?” That was the question the tennis world has been asking for the last month. The response was starting to look like it might be “no.” During that time, the Spaniard his record 11th titles in Monte -
3, mastered Thiem in the Madrid final Sunday with a stunning display of aggressive tennis. Madrid is Zverev's third Masters 1000 title. He it in Nadal-esque fashion, without dropping a set. He's just the fifth active player to three of the top
ROME: Rafael Nadal won the Rome Masters for the eighth time Sunday when he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 after a stunning comeback. German second seed Zverev was 3-1 up in the decider before two rain stoppages ...
1 and defending champ Rafael Nadal, seeking an unprecedented 11th French Open title, enters as the odds-on favorite. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook lists Nadal at -250 to the year's second tennis major, meaning you have to risk $250 just to ... - - -