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Nadal named as Spain's flag bearer for Rio Olympics   Apr 27, 6:39 pm
Johannesburg, Apr.27 (ANI): 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has been chosen to be the Spain's flag- bearer at the opening ceremony of this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Nadal equals Guillermo Vilas' record post Barcelona Open victory   Apr 25, 9:41 am
Johannesburg, Apr.25 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal has equaled Argentine legend Guillermo Vilas' record of 49 clay-court titles after beating defending champion Kei Nishikori in straight-sets in the Barcelona Open final.
Nadal fends off gutsy Fognini to reach Barcelona Open semis  Apr 22, 11:22 pm
Barcelona, Apr.22 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal continued his perfect start to the clay-court season as he reached the semifinals of the Barcelona Open on Friday.
Bopanna- Rojer crash out of Barcelona Open  Apr 22, 9:50 am
Barcelona, Apr.22 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his partner Jean-Julien Rojer of Netherlands have been knocked out of the Barcelona Open after suffering straight-sets defeat in the quarter-finals of the men's doubles event.
Nadal eases past Montanes to reach Barcelona Open quarters  Apr 21, 8:07 pm
Johannesburg, Apr.21 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal continued his perfect start to the clay-court season as he sweept aside Albert Montanes in straight sets to progress through to the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday.
Nadal closes gap on top four with Monte Carlo win  Apr 18, 9:24 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 18 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal closed the gap on top four as he remained fifth in the latest ATP rankings after winning his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title.
Nadal eyeing Guillermo Vilas's record at Barcelona Open  Apr 18, 1:45 pm
Johannesburg, Apr.18 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal, who recently clinched his ninth Monte Carlo Masters, will aim to equal Guillermo Vilas's record of 49 clay-court titles in this week's Barcelona Open.
Monte Carlo victory a 'special' one for struggling Nadal  Apr 18, 10:12 am
Johannesburg, Apr.18 (ANI): Jubilant after winning his ninth Monte Carlo Masters, Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal has admitted that he had worked really hard to clinch this trophy and that it is an extremely `special` moment for him after some tough times.
Nadal sets up Monfils showdown at Monte Carlo Masters  Apr 16, 9:46 pm
Monte Carlo,Apr.16 (ANI):Spanish Tennis maestro Rafael Nadal produced a rich vein of form as he stormed into his 10th finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after sweeping aside second-seed Andy Murray in the men's singles event on Saturday.
Murray sets up semi-final showdown with Nadal at Monte Carlo   Apr 15, 8:36 pm
Monte Carlo, Apr.15 (ANI): World number two Andy Murray produced an imperious form as he crushed Milos Raonic of Canada in straight sets in the men's singles event to storm into the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday.
Federer, Nadal romp into Monte Carlo Masters quarters  Apr 14, 10:17 pm
Monte Carlo, Apr.14 (ANI): World number three Roger Federer and fifth-seed Rafael Nadal stormed into the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters after brushing aside their respective opponents in straight sets on Thursday.
Nadal storms into third round at Monte Carlo Masters  Apr 13, 7:06 pm
Monte Carlo, Apr.13 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal produced a remarkable performance as he secured a comfortable straight-sets win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia to race into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.
Djokovic routs Sousa to storm into Miami Open last-16  Mar 28, 12:39 pm
Johannesburg, Mar.28 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic remained on course to clinch this year's Miami Open title as he hammered 38th-ranked Joao Sousa in straight sets to race into the pre-quarterfinals of the tournament.
Djokovic thrashes Raonic to defend Indian Wells title  Mar 21, 2:23 pm
Johannesburg, Mar.21 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic continued his dominant run as he eased past Milos Raonic of Canada in straight sets to lift the BNP Paribas Open crown for the third straight year here on Monday.
Djokovic brushes aside Nadal to reach Indian Wells final  Mar 20, 11:36 am
Indian Wells, Mar.20 (ANI):World number one Novak Djokovic produced a flawless performance as he edged past arch-rival Rafael Nadal to reach the finals of the BNP Paribas Open for the fifth time here on Sunday.
Djokovic sets up semi-final showdown with Nadal at Indian Wells  Mar 19, 12:16 pm
Indian Wells (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic continued his rich vein of form as he saw off Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in straight-sets to book his place in the semi-final of the BNP Paribas Open here on Saturday.
Djokovic cruises, Nadal survives scare at Indian Wells  Mar 17, 12:54 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 17 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic and Spanish maestro Rafael Nadal produced contrasting performances to advance to the quarterfinals of the Indian Wells Masters on Thursday.
Nadal exacts revenge over Verdasco to reach Indian Wells fourth round  Mar 16, 11:13 am
Johannesburg, Mar 16 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal advanced to the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters after defeating compatriot Fernando Verdasco in straight sets on Wednesday.
Livid Nadal to sue ex-French sports minister over doping claims  Mar 14, 4:39 pm
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Rafael Nadal has threatened to take legal action against former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot after she accused the Spanish tennis maestro of faking a knee injury four years ago to cover up a positive drug test.
Djokovic, Nadal advance to third round at Indian Wells  Mar 14, 10:27 am
Indian Wells, USA, Mar 14 (ANI): Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal produced contrasting performances as they progressed through to the third round of the Indian Wells Masters after their respective wins in the men's singles event here on Monday.
Spanish Govt. backs Nadal over doping allegations  Mar 13, 4:05 pm
Johannesburg, Mar.13 (ANI): The Spanish Government and Olympic Committee have come in support of tennis maestro Rafael Nadal after doping allegations were levelled against him by a former French official.
Bopanna-Mergea suffer first-round defeat at Indian Wells  Mar 13, 11:00 am
Indian Wells (California), Mar. 13 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea were knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open after suffering defeat in the opening round of the men's doubles event here on Sunday.
Murray calls for Sharapova's suspension post failed drug test  Mar 11, 5:12 pm
Melbourne, Mar.11 (ANI): World number two Andy Murray believes that Maria Sharapova deserves to be suspended for failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Nadal fires over doping rumours post Sharapova controversy   Mar 10, 1:13 pm
Johannesburg, Mar. 10 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal has defended his training methods and outrightly rejected to have used any banned substance in order to speed up his recovery from injury.
Nadal vows to work harder post Rio Open exit  Feb 21, 6:15 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.21 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal has vowed to put more hard work in order to get his game back on track following his semi-final defeat in the ATP Rio de Janeiro Open.