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Nadal to meet Medvedev for Montreal title after Monfils injury

08 August, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal will play Russia’s Daniil Medvedev for the Rogers Cup title in Montreal on Sunday after injured Frenchman Gael Monfils withdrew from his semi-final match with the Spanish top seed. Medvedev topped Karen Khachanov in an all-Russian semi-final before Monfils announced he was no shape to face Nadal a couple of … Read More



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Federer, seeded, second, Wimbledon, Nadal, three

Federer seeded second at Wimbledon, Nadal drops to three

06 June, 2019 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Eight-time champion Roger Federer was confirmed as the second seed for Wimbledon on Wednesday, bumping Rafael Nadal down to third despite being ranked below the Spaniard. Defending champion Novak Djokovic tops the draw while new world number one Ash Barty is top seed in the women’s singles. South African Kevin Anderson, runner-up … Read More



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Nadal, Thiem, 12th, French, crown, Roland Garros

Nadal racks up 12th French crown at Roland Garros

06 June, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder. The first set had been one for the ages, the second … Read More



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No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out

05 May, 2019 9:35 am 9:35 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round. Spaniard Nadal, the second seed, as for the second match running he dispatched a German qualifier named Yannick in brutal fashion. After beating Yannick … Read More



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Nadal, Djokovic, ninth, Rome title

Imperious Nadal blows away Djokovic to land ninth Rome title

05 May, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

ROME (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal proved that he would still be the man to beat when the French Open begins later this month after he humbled Novak Djokovic 6-0 4-6 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday to win a record 34th ATP Masters 1000 title. The Spaniard, who had shared the record of … Read More



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Djokovic, Nadal and Konta progress to Rome semis

05 May, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

ROME (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Johanna Konta progressed to the Italian Open semi-finals , but Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka were forced to withdraw with injury problems. World number one Osaka pulled out of her quarter-final meeting with Kiki Bertens due to a thumb injury before 37-year-old Federer announced his withdrawal because … Read More



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Nadal, strong, start, Madrid Open, Ferrer, bows out

Nadal makes strong start in Madrid Open as Ferrer bows out

05 May, 2019 10:05 am 10:05 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal made a dominant start to the Madrid Open with a comfortable 6-3 6-3 win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger Aliassime on Wednesday to reach the last 16 while unseeded Laslo Djere knocked out Juan Martin del Potro 6-3 2-6 7-5. Stefanos Tsitsipas, Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka all advanced to … Read More



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Djokovic, Pouille, Nadal, Australian Open, showdown

Australian Open: Djokovic destroys Pouille to set up Nadal showdown

01 January, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A rampant Novak Djokovic completed a stunning 6-0 6-2 6-2 demolition of Lucas Pouille on Friday to storm into his seventh Australian Open final and set up a mouthwatering title match with Rafa Nadal. The six-times champion was at his devastating best in the one hour and 23 minute procession as he … Read More



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Nadal, Djokovic one win from renewing rivalry in New York

09 September, 2018 10:17 am 10:17 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Defending US Open champion Rafael Nadal and twice winner Novak Djokovic are one victory away from renewing their rivalry in the final with both expected to get through their semis on Friday. World number one Nadal faces big-serving Argentine third seed Juan Martin del Potro while sixth seed Novak Djokovic meets … Read More



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Nadal eases past Pospisil to reach U.S. Open third round

08 August, 2018 10:12 am 10:12 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Defending champion Rafa Nadal eased into the third round of the US Open with a regulation 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory over unseeded Vasek Pospisil on Wednesday. A fresh-looking Nadal, whose first round match was cut short after his opponent David Ferrer retired with a calf injury, started brightly against the Canadian … Read More



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Nadal topples birthday boy Tsitsipas in Toronto final

08 August, 2018 9:05 am 9:05 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal ended the red-hot run of Greek upstart Stefanos Tsitsipas with a ruthless 6-2 7-6(4) win on Sunday that gave the Spanish top seed his fourth Rogers Cup championship. Tsitsipas, who was contesting the Masters 1000 final on his 20th birthday after four consecutive wins over top-10 players in Toronto, threw … Read More



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