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Nadal says decade-long experience makes him a serious French Open contender  May 23, 1:31 pm
Paris, May 23 (ANI): Spaniard Rafael Nadal has insisted that his decade-long experience of playing at the French Open makes him a serious contender for a tenth title, despite being widely written off.
Sharapova shocked over 'disrespect' shown for 'champion' Nadal ahead of French Open  May 23, 12:28 pm
Johannesburg, May 23 (ANI): Maria Sharapova has slammed the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow nine-time champion Rafael Nadal ahead of French Open.
Nadal honoured with 'Grand Vermeil' in Paris  May 22, 2:03 pm
Johannesburg, May 22 (ANI): Rafael Nadal has been awarded Paris's most prestigious honor, the "Grand Vermeil."
Here's why Soderling is desperate to see Nadal lose in Paris  May 20, 1:48 pm
Johannesburg, May 20 (ANI): Robin Soderling is tired to be the only player to beat nine-time French Open champ Rafael Nadal, and hence, he is hoping that someone else beats the ace at the Roland Garros in Paris.
Nadal no longer 'immovable obstacle' at Roland Garros: Jim Courier  May 19, 4:23 pm
Wellington, May 19 (ANI): Two-time French Open champion Jim Courier has said that Rafael Nadal will no longer be regarded as an 'immovable obstacle' at the French Open.
Nadal suffers more clay misery after losing to Stan Wawrinka in Italy  May 16, 9:19 am
London, May 16(ANI): Rafael Nadal suffered yet another clay court loss this season after eighth seeded Stan Wawrinka defeated him in straight set 7-6, 7-2 in the quarter-final of the Italian Open at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.
Federer cruises past Berdych into Italian Open semis   May 15, 8:16 pm
Johannesburg, May 15(ANI): World number two Roger Federer produced a perfect blend of precision and power to cruise into the semifinal round of the Italian Open with a straight set win over sixth seeded Tomas Berdych on Friday.
Nadal beats Isner to coast through to Italian Open quarters  May 14, 9:44 pm
Johannesburg, May 14 (ANI): 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal produced a perfect blend of precision and power to advance to the Italian Open quarterfinals by brushing aside his American opponent John Isner in straight sets on Thursday.
'Struggling' Nadal admits he is no longer in his prime   May 13, 10:56 am
Johannesburg, May 13 (ANI): 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has admitted that he is no longer in his prime after a decade-long dominance of the game.
Andy Murray credits 'happy honeymoon' and marriage for improved career  May 12, 1:53 pm
Johannesburg, May 12 (ANI): Andy Murray feels that it is the marriage bliss that has been giving his career a boost.
'Struggling ' Nadal still favourite for French Open title, says Murray  May 12, 12:02 pm
Johannesburg, May 12 (ANI): Despite of defeating Rafael Nadal in the Madrid Masters final, Andy Murray believes that it would be a mistake to write-off Nadal from being the 'favourites' for the French Open title.
Nadal hoping to 'string together' consistency during French Open campaign  May 12, 10:58 am
Johannesburg, May 12 (ANI): Ahead of the Italian open, Rafael Nadal believes that his tennis is on the right track and is not worried of not winning a spring clay-court title despite his loss in the finals of the Madrid Masters against Andy Murray.
'Inspired' Djokovic smelling maiden French Open victory  May 11, 3:54 pm
Johannesburg, May 11(ANI): Novak Djokovic insists that he is determined and inspired by the opportunity to win his first French Open title, thus becoming the eighth man to complete a career Grand Slam.
Murray outclasses 'King of clay' Nadal to win Madrid Masters  May 11, 9:06 am
London, May 11(ANI): British number one Andy Murray defeated 'King of clay,' Rafael Nadal, in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 of the finals of Madrid Masters to clinch his first Masters title on clay.
Murray to face Nadal in Madrid Open finals  May 10, 9:51 am
London, May 10(ANI): Britain's Andy Murray will face defending champion Rafael Nadal in the finals of the Madrid Open after defeating Japanese Kei Nishikori in their semi-final clash.
Murray, Nadal progress to Madrid Open semis   May 9, 9:32 am
London, May 09 (ANI): Britain number one Andy Murray cruised into the Madrid Open semifinal after battling past his Canadian opponent Milos Raonic in straight sets.
Murray, Nadal advance to Madrid Open quarters   May 8, 9:30 am
London, May 08 (ANI): Britain number one Andy Murray won his second match of the day after cruising past his Spanish wildcard opponent Marcel Granollers to progress to the Madrid Open last eight on Thursday.
Kyrgios knocks 'childhood hero' Federer out of Madrid Open  May 7, 10:06 am
London, May 07 (ANI): Nick Kyrgios produced a battling performance as the Australian youngster edged past 'childhood hero' Roger Federer in a tight three-set thriller in the second round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday.
'Struggling' Nadal to switch back to old racquet ahead of French Open  May 4, 5:08 pm
Johannesburg, May 04 (ANI): In an attempt to regain his form, 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has said that he will use his old racquets until the end of the season.
Nadal conferred with highest civilian honour by Spanish PM for grand career success  May 2, 10:14 am
Johannesburg, May 02 (ANI): 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal received a gold medal from the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at a ceremony held in Madrid in honour of the clay-court king's grand career success.
'Struggling' Nadal confident to make 'strong' comeback in Madrid   May 1, 3:26 pm
Johannesburg, May 01 (ANI): Fourteen time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal said that he is not worried of his recent slump in form and will put up a good show for winning his 10th French Open title.
Federer says `struggling` Nadal still favourite to win French Open   Apr 28, 11:53 am
Johannesburg, Apr 28 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer believes that Rafael Nadal is still the favourite to win the French Open next month despite the Spaniard's recent struggles to regain form. adal, the nine-time French Open winner, has shown a decline in form over the past weeks as he incurred a shock third round defeat to his Italian opponent Fabio Fognini at Barcelona Open.
'Struggling' Nadal vows comeback post 'shocking' defeat at Barcelona Open   Apr 24, 12:32 pm
London, Apr 24 (ANI): 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has said that he is determined enough to work hard on his game and will soon overcome his ongoing struggling phase, after incurring a shock third round defeat to his Italian opponent Fabio Fognini at Barcelona Open.
Djokovic cruises past Nadal to reach Monte Carlo Open final   Apr 19, 2:12 am
London, Apr 19 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic secured a convincing straight sets win over 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal to reach the Monte Carlo Open final on Saturday.
Murray climbs to third, Nadal slips to fifth in latest ATP rankings post Miami Open  Apr 7, 11:08 am
Johannesburg, Apr 07 (ANI): Britain number one Andy Murray has climbed back to third spot in the world rankings after reaching Miami Open final, while Rafael Nadal slipped to his worst position in two years, having slumped to fifth in the rankings.