Rafael Nadal’s Thirteenth French Open Title – 2020

In 2020, the world came face to face with the fatal COVDI-19 virus. The pandemic affected every walk of life and the sporting world was no different. It was the year of the lockdowns with sporting action firstly suspended for months before it eventually resumed behind closed doors. For tennis, it meant a reshuffle in … Read more

“This might be the single most imbalanced tournament draw in any sport ever”

The draw for the 2022 French Open, which took place on Thursday, has thrown open some fascinating possibilities. Thirteen-time winner Rafael Nadal, two-time champion Novak Djokovic and the highly fancied Carlos Alcaraz all find themselves in the same half of the draw. Unsurprisingly, several fans and experts took to Twitter to provide trivia, vent their … Read more

Tennis news today: Daniil Medvedev loses comeback match in Geneva, Rafael Nadal schedules practice session upon arrival in Paris

World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev returned to action after six weeks at the Geneva Open. However, Medvedev’s return didn’t go to plan as he lost to Richard Gasquet in straight sets in the second round. Rafael Nadal, who’s set to arrive in Paris on Wednesday for the upcoming French Open, will be practicing immediately upon … Read more

Daniil Medvedev slams ‘unfair’ decision to ban Russian players from competing at Wimbledon

‘It sets a precedent and puts other sports in an uncomfortable position’: Daniil Medvedev slams ‘unfair’ decision to ban him and fellow Russian players from competing at Wimbledon this summer … but world No 2 is hopeful of All England Club U- turn Wimbledon announced ban on all Russian and Belarusian players last month ATP … Read more

‘Pain takes away your happiness’: Understanding Nadal’s chronic foot injury | Tennis News

He was immensely aggressive, quick at the nets, dominated the long rallies and perfectly negated the wide serves from Denis Shapovalov to taking the first set 6-1. But Rafael Nadal’s level dropped significantly in the second set which allowed the Canadian to race away to a 3-0 lead and just when commentators compared the situation … Read more

Will clay king Rafael Nadal grace Roland Garros?

Quick and dominant in the first set against Denis Shapovalov, Rafael Nadal was quite the opposite down the stretch at the Italian Open on Thursday night. Late to the ball. Limping between points. Grimacing and wincing even on changeovers. His distress was so visible as the double faults and unforced errors piled up late in … Read more

Remarkable fight back puts Jabeur in Italian Open semis | Tennis News

ROME: Ons Jabeur reached the semi-finals of the Italian Open on Friday after bouncing back from being a game away from defeat to beat Maria Sakkari 1-6, 7-5, 6-1. Tunisian Jabeur made history last weekend by winning in Madrid to become the first Arab or African player to claim a WTA 1000 title and let … Read more

Ranking the 10 Best Men’s Tennis Rivalries in the Open Era, featuring Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic

Tennis has featured some of the greatest rivalries in sporting history, including those between the Big 3 of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Many of these rivalries have been contested between players since the beginning of tennis’ ‘Open Era’. The Open Era started in 1968 when professional and amateur tennis players were both … Read more

Rafael Nadal returns from injury with straight-set win in Madrid | Tennis News

Rafael Nadal got off to a good start in his return from injury, defeating Miomir Kecmanovic in two sets to reach the third round at the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Nadal showed few signs of rustiness in his 6-1, 7-6 (4) opening win at home. He cruised in the first set and recovered in the … Read more

Rafael Nadal’s 2022 Australian Open final win adjudged Best Comeback

Rafael Nadal’s pulsating win over Daniil Medvedev from two sets down in the 2022 Australian Open final has been adjudged by the Tennis Hall of Fame as the “Best Comeback Within a Match.” Nadal’s win from the cusp of defeat made him the first male player in history to lift 21 Grand Slam singles titles. … Read more