Nadal Says Retirement Not On His Mind After Losing Season – Opener

PARIS, France – Rafa Nadal brushed off talks of retiring anytime soon after the 22-times Grand Slam champion was stunned by Cameron Norrie in the United Cup mixed team tournament on Saturday, saying he still enjoyed competing at the highest level. Nadal’s preparations for his Australian Open title defence got off to a shaky start … More Nadal Says Retirement Not On His Mind After Losing Season – Opener

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Ailing Nadal Finds Mental Steel To Edge Fritz In Wimbledon Epic

LONDON – A hurting Rafa Nadal exhibited heroic mental strength to edge American 11th seed Taylor Fritz in a final set tiebreak during a captivating Wimbledon quarter – final on Wednesday to keep alive his quest for a calendar year Grand Slam. Struggling with an abdominal injury, Nadal appeared close to retiring mid – match … More Ailing Nadal Finds Mental Steel To Edge Fritz In Wimbledon Epic

Nadal Admits Fitness ‘Far – From – Perfect’ After Rib Injury

PARIS, France – Rafa Nadal said his fitness was ‘far from perfect’ as he prepares to return to action after a debilitating rib injury that has left him racing against time to get back to peak condition for the French Open. The 35 – year – old, who clinched a men’s record 21st Grand Slam … More Nadal Admits Fitness ‘Far – From – Perfect’ After Rib Injury

Nadal Triumph Slams Door On Young Pretenders Again

Pairs, France – Not only did Rafa Nadal’s staggering comeback victory over Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final earn him a men’s record 21st Grand Slam title it also showed once again the folly of assuming a new order is seizing power in men’s tennis. When Medvedev ambushed Novak Djokovic’s hopes of reaching 21 … More Nadal Triumph Slams Door On Young Pretenders Again

Nadal Edges Medvedev In Five – Set Thriller To Win Australian Open

PARIS, France – Rafa Nadal edged Daniil Medvedev in a classic Australian Open final on Sunday, roaring back from two sets down to claim a record 21st Grand Slam title only months after fearing his glorious might be over due to injury. With Novak Djokovic forced out by deportation and Roger Federer recovering from knee … More Nadal Edges Medvedev In Five – Set Thriller To Win Australian Open

Rafa Nadal Plans To Return At Abu Dhabi Exhibition Next Month

PARIS, France – – Rafa Nadal is aiming to return from injury at an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi next month before playing another tournament in his buildup to the Australian Open, the world number five said. Nadal struggled with back issues at the start of this year and pulled out of Wimbledon and the … More Rafa Nadal Plans To Return At Abu Dhabi Exhibition Next Month