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Nadal, Federer enter second round post easy wins at Wimbledon  Jun 30, 10:30 pm
London, June 30 (ANI): Star players Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer eased through the second round of the Wimbledon Championships after securing straight-set wins in their respective opening matches.
Djokovic, Serena named top seeds for Wimbledon   Jun 24, 5:27 pm
Johannesburg, June 24 (ANI): Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named as top seeds for Wimbledon while 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal is seeded 10th in wake of his recent struggles with form.
Nadal feeling 'mentally confident' ahead of Wimbledon  Jun 18, 12:28 pm
Johannesburg, June 18 (ANI): Rafael Nadal, who suffered a shock defeat after being knocked out in the first round of the Queen's tournament, insists that he is feeling confident and his loss would not hamper his chances at Wimbledon's.
'Sublime' Dolgopolov knocks out Nadal at Queen's Club  Jun 16, 10:04 pm
London, June 16 (ANI): Alexandr Dolgopolov, the world number 79, produced a spirited performance on Tuesday as he knocked out fifth-seed Rafael Nadal in the first round of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.
Nadal battles past Troicki to bag Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart  Jun 14, 9:05 pm
Stuttgart (Germany), June 14 (ANI): Rafael Nadal secured his second title of the year as he trounced his Serbian opponent Viktor Troicki in straight sets on Sunday to clinch the Mercedes Cup title in Stuttgart.
Nadal eases past Monfils to reach Mercedes Cup final  Jun 13, 8:11 pm
Stuttgart (Germany), June 13 (ANI): Top seeded Rafael Nadal produced a dominant performance on Saturday as he eased past his French opponent Gael Monfils in straight sets to reach the Mercedes Cup final in Stuttgart.
Nadal battles past Tomic to reach Mercedes Cup semis  Jun 12, 9:22 pm
Stuttgart (Germany), June 12 (ANI): Top seeded Rafael Nadal produced a resilient performance on Friday as he outclassed his Australian opponent Bernard Tomic in an enthralling three-set thriller to reach the semi-finals of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.
Nadal shifts focus to grass post French Open loss  Jun 9, 4:27 pm
Johannesburg, June 9 (ANI): 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has shrugged off his premature French Open defeat to turn his complete focus to grass-court season ahead of Wimbledon.
Nadal slumps to lowest rank since 2005 post French Open loss  Jun 9, 12:17 pm
London, June 9 (ANI): Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has slumped to number 10 in world rankings, his lowest for over a decade, following his quarter final defeat to Novak Djokovic in the French Open last week.
'Not as good as big four', admits Wawrinka  Jun 8, 9:09 pm
London, June 8(ANI): French Open champion Stan Wawrinka has said that he still has a long way to go before being considered an equal to 'the big four' of tennis.
Wawrinka climbs to fourth in world rankings post French Open win  Jun 8, 5:51 pm
London, June 8(ANI): Post his French Open victory, Stan Wawrinka has climbed up to the fourth spot in the recent ATP world rankings.
Wawrinka eyes joining list of all-time tennis greats  Jun 6, 12:16 pm
Paris, June 6(ANI): Stan Wawrinka, who defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3 6-7 (1-7) 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 in the semi-finals of the French Open, is now eyeing to win his second grand slam crown, and join the list of all time tennis greats.
Djokovic: Nadal still among best players in the world  Jun 5, 2:31 pm
Paris, June 5 (ANI): Novak Djokovic, who defeated nine-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal in the French Open quarter-final, has come in support of the player, saying that he is still among the best players in the world.
Nadal promises to bounce back at Roland Garros' next season  Jun 4, 6:13 pm
London, June 4(ANI): Nine-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal, who lost the quarter-final against Novak Djokovic, has promised that he will bounce back in the French Open's next season.
French Open: Djokovic was better than me, says Nadal  Jun 4, 11:16 am
Paris, June 4 (ANI): Ousted French Open quarter-finalist Rafael Nadal has said that a big deal need not be made of his exit from the Grand Slam event, as it was not the first time, and also acknowledged winner Novak Djokovic to be better than him in terms of form at present.
Djokovic topples 'King of Clay' Nadal at French Open  Jun 4, 10:34 am
London, June 4 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in straight sets in their French Open quarterfinal match at the Philippe Chatrier Court in Paris.
Nadal to face Djokovic in 'toughest quarter-final' of his career  Jun 2, 12:59 pm
London, June 2 (ANI): Nine-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic will face off in a French Open quarter-final blockbuster on Wednesday, in what is one of the most eagerly awaited clashes in the sport of tennis in recent times.
French Open quarter-finals: Federer takes on Wawrinka, Ivanovic to face Svitolina  Jun 2, 10:52 am
London, June 2 (ANI): World number two Roger Federer will take on his compatriot Stan Wawrinka in the quarter finals of the men's singles at the French Open, while Ana Ivanovic of
Nadal beats Kuznetsov in straight sets to enter Round 4 of French Open  May 30, 10:00 pm
London, May 30 (ANI): Fourteen-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal on Saturday defeated Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in the third round of men's singles clash of the French Open at Suzzane-Lenglen Court in Paris.
'Football fan' Federer dismayed by rotten FIFA scandal  May 30, 12:48 pm
Johannesburg, May 30 (ANI): Tennis legend Roger Federer has said that he has been very disappointed with the ongoing corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body FIFA.
Sepp Blatter unhealthy for FIFA`s future: Rafa Nadal  May 29, 12:40 pm
Johannesburg, May 29 (ANI): Nine-time tennis grand slam champion and ardent Real Madrid fan Rafael Nadal has described current FIFA president Sepp Blatter as unhealthy for the future of the sport, and demanded that a new president.
'I am not macho', says Nadal on Spain appointing woman as Davis Cup skipper  May 27, 4:13 pm
Paris, May 27 (ANI): Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal has insisted he's "not macho" while reacting to a controversy over Spain choosing Gala Leon as their first female Davis Cup captain following Carlos Moya's exit.
Nadal through to Round 2 of French Open  May 26, 11:07 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): Rafael Nadal eased past teenager Quentin Halys to enter the second round of the French Open.
Jim Courier says Djokovic's road to French Open leads to Nadal  May 25, 5:02 pm
Wellington, May 25 (ANI): Two-time grand slam champion Jim Courier believes that Novak Djokovic would be facing face Rafael Nadal on his road to the French Open title.
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.