reporttennisa day ago

Australian Open | Djokovic, Nadal and Serena cruise to second round

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal beat Fernando Verdasco and Florian Mayer respectively to enter the second round of the Australian Open. Defending champion Djokovic secured a hard-fought 6-1, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 victory over the Spaniard while Nadal edged out the German 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.
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newstennis4 days ago

It's been a long time since I played 'pain-free', admits Rafael Nadal

Tennis star Rafael Nadal has admitted that he played the entire last year suppressing excruciating pain in his left wrist. Nadal, who is however confident of competing for more titles despite suffering from multiple injuries, said that he is not aiming to surpass Federer's record of 17 Grand Slams.
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newstennis6 days ago

Australian Open | Tricky draw for Murray, Djokovic

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have been handed a tricky draw at the Australian Open, starting on Jan 16 at the Melbourne Park. Although former world No1 Roger Federer has an easy opener, the Swiss ace will face stern challenges as he advances in the opening grand slam of the season.
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newstennis8 days ago

Roger Federer looks great on comeback, says Rafa

Former World No.1 Rafael Nadal is pleased to see the comeback of his old rival Roger Federer to the court after a long injury layoff and said he "looks great". The Spaniard has also praised the new bunch of younger players, who are doing well on the court, saying it is good for the game of tennis.
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reporttennis12 days ago

Raonic knocks Nadal out of Brisbane International

Defending champion Milos Raonic defeated former world No 1 Rafael Nadal in three sets to reach the semi-finals of the Brisbane International. Meanwhile, world No 4 Stan Wawrinka beat Briton Kyle Edmund to join Raonic, Kei Nishikori and Grigor Dimitrov in the last-four stage.
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newstennis17 days ago

Federer chooses Nadal as the toughest opponent ever

Roger Federer, who is making a comeback into competitive tennis after an injury-layoff, has revealed that perennial rival Rafael Nadal is the toughest opponent he has ever had to face. Federer also hopes that Nadal can come back from the injuries that have plagued him last year and regain his form.
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newstennis18 days ago

Nadal is trying to play more aggressive than before, says Milos Raonic

Current World No.3 Milos Raonic has said that he found a streak of aggression in Rafael Nadal’s play, when they met in the semi-finals of Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi. The Canadian is also hopeful of a confident performance in the season-starting Australian Open.
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reporttennis18 days ago

Nadal wins Mubadala World Tennis Championship for fourth time

Ex- world No.1 Rafael Nadal defeated 11th-ranked David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi to end an otherwise injury-plagued year on a high. Nadal will now head to Australia to participate in the Brisbane International, before taking part in Australian Open.
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newstennis20 days ago

World No 1 Murray in Abu Dhabi, eyes Australian Open success

Andy Murray will begin preparation for his first Grand Slam as world No 1 at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi later today (Dec 30). The 29-year-old Briton is yet to win the Australian Open, having lost in the final of the season-opening Grand Slam five times since 2010.
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newstennis22 days ago

Rafael Nadal can win a Slam if he sorts out technique issues, says Pat Cash

Rafael Nadal needs to "fix a couple of things in his game" if he wants to win a Slam in 2017, feels former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash. He also believes that this could be Nadal's last year, and with Andy Murray having a couple of years left in him, there was a change of guard imminent in tennis.
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