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Rafael Nadal

ESPN Tweets Wrong Australian Open Winner

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.26.2014 | Sports

Dewey Beat Wawrinka! ESPN's @SportsCenter Twitter account incorrectly proclaimed Rafael Nadal the winner of the Australian Open final on Sunday. Ju...

Nadal Stunned In Australian Open Final

AP | By JOHN PYE | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Stan Wawrinka added a win over Rafael Nadal to his list of firsts in a stunning run to his maiden Grand Slam title, exte...

Nadal Dominates

AP | By JOHN PYE | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal continued his dominant streak over Roger Federer to reach the Australian Open final for the third time, bea...

Rafa Avoids Upset

AP | DENNIS PASSA | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal avoided the top player exodus that claimed two-time defending women's champion Victoria Azarenka in the pre...

Desert Tribesmen, Jellyfish and Rafael Nadal: The Week In Photos

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world, captured in the thick of things. Ranging from the serio...

How Rafael Nadal Pranked Andy Murray

Posted 11.15.2013 | Sports

Rafael Nadal may not be as serious as appears on the court. During his appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show in London last week, Andy Murray recounted...

Nadal Notches Career First Against Federer

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer's hopes of finishing a disappointing season on a high note, defeating the six-time champion...

No. 1 Nadal Upset

AP | JUSTIN BERGMAN | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

SHANGHAI -- SHANGHAI (AP) — Rafael Nadal lost his first match since reclaiming the No. 1 ranking this week, falling to a resurgent Juan Martin del P...

Shakeup Atop Tennis Rankings

AP | Posted 12.05.2013 | Sports

BEIJING — BEIJING (AP) — Rafael Nadal will supplant Novak Djokovic atop the rankings after advancing to the final of the China Open on Saturda...

Agassi: Federer Is 'A Class Above' Sampras

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

Andre Agassi has no problem conceding that Pete Sampras, his "nemesis," was the best tennis player of their generation. But he won't confer upon his r...

WATCH: Nadal, Djokovic Battle In 54-Shot Rally

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.10.2013 | Sports

There is just one number that you need to know in order to comprehend just how hard Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal battled in the 2013 U.S Open final...

Nadal Wins It!

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.09.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the U.S. Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee. Hard to believe th...

Nadal Already Won?

Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports

Hours before Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were scheduled to take the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium for the U.S. Open men's singles final, the offici...

Nadal Returns To US Open Final

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.07.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The game that will be talked about for years and years required 198 strokes, 30 points, and 21 minutes to decide. Entire sets have ta...

Nadal Dominates

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — It's as though Rafael Nadal never left. If anything, he's playing better than ever....

Rafael Nadal And The Three Women In His Life

VOXXI | Paloma Corredor | Posted 09.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Rafael Nadal made a splendid debut in the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam of the year. The Spanish athlete is competing to win the number one spot agai...

Nadal Rolls Through 2nd Round

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal laughed when asked if his serve was reaching the level it was at in 2010, when he got broken a grand total of twice over his ...

Rafa Meets Inspirational Youngster At U.S. Open

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Tennis players around the world have learned plenty from Rafael Nadal. On Tuesday, Nadal learned something from Conner Stroud....

Nadal Cruises Through 1st Round

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The slips and slides of the soft clay have been replaced by the squeaks of sneakers on the hard courts. Nobody is handling the switc...

U.S. Open: Nadal Surging But Still In Pain

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Ask Rafael Nadal how his famously troublesome left knee is feeling on the eve of the U.S. Open, and he'll balk a bit while formulati...

10 Things To Know For The U.S. Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — A look at 10 of the top topics at the U.S. Open, the hard-court Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins Monday and ends Sept. 9: 1....

Djokovic To Enter US Open as Top Seed

Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

When it comes to men's seeding for the 2013 majors, Novak Djokovic is four-for-four. The seeds for the US Open were released on Monday, and Djoko...

WATCH: Rafa Hits Djokovic In Face

Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

The rivalry between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was reignited this past weekend during a semifinal match at the Rogers Cup. Djokovic looked a ...

WATCH: Nadal Meets Nadal (Impersonator)

Posted 07.13.2013 | Sports

Nadal meets Nadal, sort of. Josh Berry impersonates the world's top tennis players. Rafael Nadal is one of the world's top tennis players. Babolat...

Wimbledon 2013: How The Mighty Have Fallen

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

"The shock of all shocks." That was how tennis legend Chrissie Evert described Serena Williams' fourth-round defeat by Sabine Lisicki at Wimbledon...