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Johannesburg, Mar. 03 (ANI): New teams for the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) have been reportedly grafted with World No. 1 Rafael Nadal set to represent Team Mumbai and World No.2 Novak Djokovic set to power Team Dubai and WTA star Serena Williams to represent Team Singapore.
Farah, Bolt, Nadal, Ronaldo nominated for Laureus World Sportsman of the Year honour Feb 27, 11:27 am
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Olympic stars Mo Farah and Usain Bolt, along with Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel, tennis ace Rafael Nadal, Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and basketball star LeBron James have reportedly been nominated for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year honour.
Nadal offered 1.1 mln dollars per night for IPL-style International Premier Tennis League Feb 26, 11:16 am
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly being offered 1.1 million dollars per night to play in three of the eight matches of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), which has borrowed its format from the lucrative Twenty20 tournament Indian Premier League (IPL).
Rafa wins Rio Open on injury return Feb 24, 4:05 pm
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Current World No.1 Spanish tennis ace, Rafael Nadal, beat Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in a return from his back injury at the Rio Open final.
Johannesburg, Feb 20 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly taking easy at the Rio Open and is hoping that his back injury gets better.
Nadal to play in Rio Open after return from back injury Feb 15, 4:08 pm
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Feb.15 (ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who injured his back while warming up for the Australian Open final almost three weeks ago, and eventually lost to Swede Stanislas Wawrinka, is likely to take part in next week's Rio Open.
Johannesburg, Feb. 10 (ANI): French Gael Monfils reportedly claimed his fifth career title after beating top-seeded Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday in the final of the Open Sud de France.
Johannesburg, Feb 7 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal has reportedly withdrawn from the upcoming ATP tournament in Buenos Aires because of a lingering back injury.
Sydney, Feb 5 (ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal has admitted that the Australian Open final, which he lost to Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka, was 'the worst hour and a half' he ever spent on a tennis court.
Johannesburg, Feb 5 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly recovering well from the back problem that wrecked his chances of winning the Australian Open crown and he is planning to re-start his training this week in his native Spain.
Nadal still on top in ATP rankings Feb 4, 9:25 am
Johannesburg, Feb. 04 (ANI): World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is reportedly still at the top of men's ATP rankings, ahead of Serbian Novak Djokovic and Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka.
Johannesburg, Feb 2 (ANI): Spain and Serbia have crashed out of the Davis Cup tournament while France, Switzerland and Germany have advanced to the World Group quarter-finals of the 114-year-old competition on Saturday.
Tokyo, Feb 1 (ANI): Japan's ace tennis star Kei Nishikori said that Stanislas Wawrinka's Australian Open triumph could spell the beginning of the end of the grand slam dominance enjoyed by the 'Big Four' -- Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Roger Federer.
Wawrinka reveals Federer was `crazy with joy` following World No.3's Oz Open victory Jan 30, 11:48 am
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Newly-crowned Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka has said that his compatriot Roger Federer was 'crazy' with joy after the new Swiss No.1 won his first Grand Slam title.
Johannesburg, Jan 30 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly not intending to make any changes to his schedule despite being hampered by a back injury while losing the Australian Open final to Stanislas Wawrinka on Sunday.
Murray dismisses `wedding after Wimbledon` rumours on Twitter Jan 30, 8:54 am
London, Jan 30 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has dismissed rumours on Twitter that he would be getting married just after Wimbledon this year.
Nadal's recovery from injury breakdowns to decide his career Jan 29, 11:13 am
Johannesburg, Jan. 29 (ANI): Tennis star Rafael Nadal's recovery from back injury is worth considering as a variable in his effort to continue making history.
Wawrinka insists he deserved to win Grand Slam Jan 28, 9:43 am
Johannesburg, Jan. 28 (ANI): Stanislas Wawrinka has reportedly insisted that he deserved to win the Australian Open upsetting World No.1Rafael Nadal.
Wawrinka berates Melbourne crowd for unjustified Nadal booing Jan 27, 3:59 pm
Sydney, Jan. 27 (ANI): Stanislas Wawrinka was reportedly taken aback by the Melbourne Park Crowd's hostility toward Rafael Nadal during Sunday's Australian Open final.
Nadal dominating tennis at present, setting new standards: Sampras Jan 27, 12:06 pm
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): Tennis legend Pete Sampras has said it is inevitable that World No.1 Rafael Nadal will match his grand slam tally and probably catch leader Roger Federer as well.
Back problem made it impossible to win Australian Open: Nadal Jan 27, 11:05 am
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal shed tears during the Australian Open trophy ceremony following an emotional roller-coaster against Stanislas Wawrinka, and said a sudden back problem made it impossible to win the Grand Slam final.
Melbourne, Jan. 26 (ANI): Eighth seeded Stanislas Wawrinka beat World No.1 Rafael Nadal on Sunday to win Australian Open.
Nadal's uncle-coach calls for `understanding` referees following nephew's `time penalties` Jan 26, 10:38 am
Johannesburg, Jan 26 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal's uncle and coach Toni has reacted to his nephew's recent problems with time penalties by suggesting that some chair umpires do not understand tennis because they have not played professionally.
Johannesburg, Jan 26 (ANI): American tennis legend Pete Sampras has backed world number one Rafael Nadal to beat Swiss ace Roger Federer's record of 17 Grand Slam titles, saying that he has never seen anything like the powerhouse Spaniard.
Sampras hints Federer `finest` player of his time despite losing record against Nadal Jan 25, 1:01 pm
Sydney, Jan 25 (ANI): American tennis great Pete Sampras has indicated that Swiss star Roger Federer is the finest player of his time, despite holding a losing career record against top-ranked Spaniard Rafael Nadal.
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