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The Day the French Open Loses Rafael Nadal

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.02.2016 | Sports
Sajeel Qureshi

Nadal is in a spot where people use the words 'won't' and 'still when describing his form. 'He won't win another French' or 'he's still a threat' is what they say now and what they'll continue to say until he retires.

WATCH: Nadal's Amazing Overhead Winner

Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

On opening day of the 2013 U.S. Open, Rafael Nadal set the bar very, very high for "best shot of the tournament."...

WATCH: Nadal Stunned On First Day Of Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

This was not the sort of history that Rafael Nadal wanted to make at Wimbledon. Following up his landmark triumph at the French Open, the 27-year-old ...

WATCH: Nadal Wins Point On Ridiculous 'Tweener'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports

Tennis slows down for everyone playing on clay. For Rafael Nadal, however, the game seems to take place at a pace like the "bullet time" of The Matrix...

Nadal's Massive Birthday Cake

Posted 06.03.2013 | Sports

It's a rare moment for anyone to be able to "have one's cake and eat it too," but that's exactly what Rafael Nadal experienced after cruising to a 6-4...

HIGHLIGHTS: Nadal, Sharapova Gain Momentum With Indian Wells Wins

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

By Steve Tignor, INDIAN WELLS, CALIF.—Last spring, as they gained momentum through the clay season, I began to refer to Rafael Nadal a...

WATCH: Ben Stiller Dominated By Little Girl In Fun Tennis Matchup

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.05.2013 | Sports

Should you ever find yourself needing a celebrity partner with whom to play doubles tennis, you may want to steer clear of Ben Stiller. In a humoro...

Rafael Nadal Says He Owes French Open Success To Fear Of Failure

National Post | David James | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

PARIS — Rafael Nadal admitted on Monday that a deep-seated fear of failure drove him to a record seventh French Open title and will keep him playing...

LIVE: Djokovic vs. Federer

Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

Just like last year, the French Open draw set up a potential match between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. Just like last year, both made it to the ...

Can Ferrer Derail Nadal?

Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

The editors of preview Thursday's French Open semifinals—and offer their picks. (2) Rafael Nadal vs. (6) David Ferrer --Head to Hea...

French Open Men's Preview: The Peaks of Paris | Posted 05.25.2012 | Sports

By STEVE TIGNOR, PARIS—This year’s men’s event at Roland Garros feels like the culmination of seven clay-court seasons past. Not t...

WATCH: Rafa Nadal Checks On Fallen Fan

Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

By Jonathan Scott, As if the world needed further evidence that Rafael Nadal -- affectionately dubbed Rafa by, well, everyone -- is just...

LIVE UPDATES: Djokovic vs. Nadal In Australian Open Final

The Guardian | Posted 01.29.2012 | Sports

So how do you solve a problem like Novak Djokovic? Wouldn't Rafael Nadal love to know. Six times they met in finals last year, and Djokovic came out o...

Nadal Storms By Federer In Aussie Semifinal

Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

By Karen Pestaina for Tennis Panorama News MELBOURNE PARK, Australia -- Rafael Nadal rallied to stop Roger Federer 6-7(5), 6-2, 7-6(5), 6-4 on Thur...

Together Again: Federer And Nadal Meet In Aussie Semis

Posted 01.25.2012 | Sports

By Pete Bodo, It looks like all those Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal Grand Slam shootouts aren't ready to go to syndication just yet. Th...

U.S. Open Final: Djokovic vs. Nadal

Posted 11.11.2011 | Sports

By Peter Bodo of NEW YORK—It’s a shopworn cliché, but seldom has it been as meaningful in tennis as right now, on the eve of the U....

Wozniacki Imitates Nadal's Cramps At Press Conference

Posted 11.06.2011 | Sports

A day after leg cramps seized Rafael Nadal during a post-match press conference at the U.S. Open, landing him on the floor beneath the interview table...

Nadal Collapses During Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.04.2011 | Sports

Generally, when a top-ranked tennis player "collapses" at a major tournament it means that they've lost unexpectedly to a lower-ranked opponent or squ...

Jordan Schultz

Rafael Nadal's Coach: 'Djokovic Is Better Than Us' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.02.2011 | Sports

When Rafael Nadal won this summer's French Open, he eclipsed Roger Federer to become the second youngest player ever to reach double-digit Grand Slams...

WATCH: Rafael Nadal Gets Steamy For Armani Underwear | Kim Peiffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Tennis pro Rafael Nadal definitely got our attention with his sexy, shirtless print ads for Armani Jeans and Emporio Armani underwear, featuring Megan...

Roger Federer: Match Point

Luke Crampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Luke Crampton

As the clay court season on the ATP tennis tour rolls around Europe towards its annual climax at Roland Garros in Paris, it's worth pausing for thought to consider the game's greatest player.

Fernando Verdasco, Tennis' New Beckham

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ashley Rindsberg

It's no exaggeration to say that with his neon pink 1980s spandex, his acid-wash jean shorts, the hightops, and, of course, the hair, Agassi did more for the spectator element of tennis than anyone since McEnroe.

Jumper's Knee Affects Tennis Players

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

For Nadal to miss his chance to defend his Wimbledon title, he is clearly in a significant amount of pain from tendonitis.

Rafa and Roger: The Golden Age Is Upon Us

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Brandt

As I watched this beautiful yet powerful display of tennis, I realized that, despite the protests of some old-timers, the golden age of sports is here and now.