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'Blistering' Berdych blitzes Nadal's Oz Open run with straight-sets win in quarters  Jan 27, 1:47 pm
London, Jan 27 (ANI): 'Clay King' Rafael Nadal suffered a straight-sets quarterfinal loss against Czech tennis ace Tomas Berdych, who ended a 17-match losing streak against the Spaniard to reach the Australian Open semifinals.
Nadal, Sharapova coast through to Oz Open quarterfinals  Jan 25, 2:12 pm
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): 14-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal breezed past his South African opponent Kevin Anderson to stroll into the Australian Open quarter-finals in Melbourne.
Resilient Nadal carves out pulsating win to reach third round of Oz Open   Jan 21, 6:10 pm
Melbourne, Jan 21 (ANI): World number three Rafael Nadal moved into the third round of the Australian Open as he edged past his American qualifier Tim Smyczek in a pulsating five sets thriller in Melbourne.
Nadal returns to tennis in florescent pink 'party' shorts, neon yellow wristband  Jan 20, 3:00 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): World number three Rafael Nadal's return to tennis after nearly six months away was hard to miss, thanks to the Spaniard's pink florescent pink tennis shirt and a neon yellow wristband to mach his sneakers.
Nadal's new high-tech 'smart racket' helps him analyse strengths, mistakes post matches  Jan 20, 12:16 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): World number three Rafael Nadal has got a new high-tech racket that looks and feels like his old one, but has got an on-off switch that enables sensors embedded in the handle of the racket to tell him where he hit the ball -with the help of an app.
Nick Kyrgios reveals tragedy behind sustained success  Jan 20, 11:37 am
Sydney, Jan 20 (ANI): Australian teen tennis ace Nick Kyrgios has revealed that tragedy in his life that has forced him to become a little bit 'more mature'.
'Fit' Djokovic raring to go for fifth Oz Open title chase   Jan 19, 12:59 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 19 (ANI): After overcoming a bout of illness that had prompted social media users to suggest that Novak Djokovic was in doubt for the tournament, the world number one has declared that he is fit and raring to go in search of his fifth Australian Open title.
Out-of-form Nadal backs himself out of `favourites` to win Oz Open  Jan 18, 11:35 am
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): World number three Rafael Nadal has admitted that he is not among the favourites to win the Australian Open, saying that he lacks confidence on account of a back injury.
'Recovering' Nadal happy with on court dance moves as he plays 'Disco' tennis  Jan 15, 11:25 am
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (ANI): King of Clay Rafael Nadal was reportedly happy to be on the dance floor, not on an actual one but on a tennis court, as the recovering Spaniard played in a new format called Fast4, which has been dubbed as disco tennis by some.
Djokovic reveals why modern tennis great friends can't hang out together as often as they want  Jan 14, 2:39 pm
Sydney, Jan 14 (ANI): Competitive world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has given a glimpse of his soft side, saying that he would like to hang out more with his fellow modern greats in the sport but insisted that their competitive spirits don't often allow it.
Off-colour Nadal says 'may not' feature in Australian Open post 'shocking' Qatar defeat   Jan 7, 4:01 pm
Sydney, Jan 07 (ANI): World number three Rafael Nadal admitted that he may not play in the upcoming Australian Open after suffering a shocking first round defeat against Germany's Michael Berrer at the Qatar Open.
Defending champ Nadal stunned by Berrer in season-opener in Doha  Jan 7, 9:51 am
London, Jan 07 (ANI): World number three Rafael Nadal started his 2015 campaign on a losing note as he suffered a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 defeat against Germany's Michael Berrer in round one of the Qatar Open.
Murray to face Djokovic in Abu Dhabi final after cruising past Nadal 6-2, 6-0  Jan 3, 10:26 am
London, Jan 03 (ANI): British number one Andy Murray brushed aside world number three Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship semifinals in Abu Dhabi for the first time since the 2013 Wimbledon final clash.
Confident Nadal eyes Australian Open title post successful appendix surgery  Dec 19, 12:47 pm
Wellington, December 19 (ANI): World number three Rafael Nadal has revealed that his Australian Open preparations are on course following his recovery from appendix surgery.
Tony Nadal believes rise of newcomers will soon see end of 'big four' dominance   Dec 18, 1:45 pm
London, December 18 (ANI): Tony Nadal, uncle and coach of world number three Rafael Nadal, believes that dominance of big four has diminished in the wake of fierce competition from the newcomers.
Djokovic wary of 'problematic ' Nadal as he eyes maiden French Open title next year   Dec 9, 11:24 am
Johannesburg, December 09 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic, who has never bagged a French Open title, admits that he has got one problem on the clay court and that is Rafael Nadal.
Federer says IPTL doesn't sit easy with his 'traditional' views on tennis  Dec 8, 11:25 am
London, Dec 08 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has said that he is unconvinced by the new and innovative International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), admitting that the tournament doesn't sit easily with his traditional views on the sport.
Nadal's uncle believes Federer deserves to be considered 'greatest' player of all time  Nov 30, 2:13 pm
Wellington, Nov 30 (ANI): Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal's uncle and life-long coach Toni Nadal believes that 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and not his 14-time Grand Slam champion nephew deserves to be considered the greatest tennis player of all time.
Nadal, Murray join cricketers, politicians to pay tribute to late Hughes  Nov 29, 11:13 am
Johannesburg, Nov 29 (ANI): As world sport mourned the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes on Thursday including former greats and even politicians, tennis stars Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray were not far behind in paying tribute to the late cricketer.
Murray gets engaged to long-term girlfriend Kim Sears  Nov 27, 12:29 pm
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Britain number one Andy Murray's agent has confirmed that the Scot has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears.
Ex-French Open champ Kuerten believes Nadal will come back 'stronger' from injuries  Nov 26, 12:06 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 26 (ANI): Three-times French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten, who knows what it is like to have a career plagued by injury, believes that former world number one Rafael Nadal would come back stronger from his latest ailments.
Nadal set for return to court in Jan  Nov 19, 1:22 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (ANI): Former world number one Rafael Nadal has said that he would return to playing tennis at the start of next year.
Djokovic aiming for 2015 French Open champion title   Nov 17, 5:58 pm
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Novak Djokovic is now focused on winning the French Open champion title next year and complete a career Grand Slam.
Nadal poised for stem cell treatment on ailing back   Nov 11, 11:20 am
Johannesburg, Nov 11 (ANI): Former world number one Rafael Nadal's doctor has revealed that the 14-time Grand Slam winner would receive stem cell treatment on his back that is in poor health.
Nadal hopes to be back in action at start of next year post successful appendix surgery  Nov 4, 11:48 am
Johannesburg, Nov 04 (ANI): Former world number one Rafael Nadal is hoping to be back in action in January next year after he underwent appendix surgery on Monday, with the operation passing off smoothly.
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