Rafael Nadal woes raise French Open flag for rivals
Rafael Nadal woes raise French Open flag for rivals

For the past 10 years Rafael Nadal has been virtually unbeatable at Roland Garros, but that could all change at this year`s French Open as the Spaniard`s woes continue on clay.

'Struggling ' Rafael Nadal still favourite for French Open title, says Andy Murray
'Struggling ' Rafael Nadal still favourite for French Open title, says Andy Murray

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.

Rankings slide leaves Rafael Nadal facing toughest challenge
Rankings slide leaves Rafael Nadal facing toughest challenge

 Rafa Nadal`s slide down the ATP rankings means if he wins a record-extending 10th French Open title early next month it would go down as one of the greatest achievements of his illustrious career.

Nadal, Serena, Sharapova move on in Madrid Open
Nadal, Serena, Sharapova move on in Madrid Open

Rafael Nadal showed no signs of his recent slump in form as he eased past Italy`s Simone Bolelli 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open on Thursday.
 

Roger Federer falls under Nick Kyrgios spell in Madrid exit
Roger Federer falls under Nick Kyrgios spell in Madrid exit

Roger Federer became the latest member of the "Big Four" to get sucked up by a whirlwind called Nick Kyrgios as the Australian tyro sent the Swiss top seed spinning out of the Madrid Masters in the second round on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal eases into Madrid Masters third round
Rafael Nadal eases into Madrid Masters third round

Rafael Nadal lifted his clay-court record over Americans to a perfect 10-0 on Wednesday as he beat Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-3 to reached the Madrid Open third round.

Maria Sharapova survives to oust Caroline Garcia in Madrid
Maria Sharapova survives to oust Caroline Garcia in Madrid

Holder Maria Sharapova needed more than two and a half hours of battle to see off a challenge from Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia on Wednesday, with the third seed finally posting a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 win to advance to the quarter-finals of the Madrid Masters.

Quick-change Andy Murray working to acclimate to Madrid
Quick-change Andy Murray working to acclimate to Madrid

Andy Murray was working on Tuesday to make a one-day turnaround from slow, heavy conditions in Munich to the high-altitude, faster-bouncing clay of the Spanish capital in order to be ready for an opening challenge at the Madrid Masters.

Rafael Nadal to play with his old racquet in Madrid Masters
Rafael Nadal to play with his old racquet in Madrid Masters

 Spain's World No.4 tennis star Rafael Nadal has said he will be playing with his old racquet in the Madrid Masters and the rest of the season in an effort to regain shot control.

Roger Federer ends three-year claycourt drought with Istanbul title
Roger Federer ends three-year claycourt drought with Istanbul title

Roger Federer won the inaugural Istanbul Open on Sunday, beating third seed Pablo Cuevas 6-3 7-6 (11) for his first clay title in three years.

Victoria Azarenka against Venus Williams in first round of Madrid Masters
Victoria Azarenka against Venus Williams in first round of Madrid Masters

World No.16 Venus Williams and No.31 Victoria Azarenka are the two star tennis players clashing in the first round of the Madrid Masters.

Missing Djokovic opens door to Nadal in Madrid
Missing Djokovic opens door to Nadal in Madrid

For the first time this season someone other than Novak Djokovic will claim a Masters event as the Serb misses out in Madrid after winning in Indian Wells, Miami and Monte Carlo.

Gilles Simon slams compatriot Jeremy Chardy, into ATP Rotterdam last eight
Gilles Simon slams compatriot Jeremy Chardy, into ATP Rotterdam last eight

Gilles Simon needed just 67 minutes to move into the ATP Rotterdam World Tennis quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 defeat of fellow Frenchman Jeremy Chardy on Thursday.

Chang masterclass aids Nishikori at Wimbledon

Japan`s Kei Nishikori believes a grasscourt masterclass from coach Michael Chang will help him make a big impact at Wimbledon.

Serena says she is like fine wine, after winning Italian Open

Serena Williams says that she is like wine and getting better with age as she glided into the French Open, after a triumphant win at the Italian Open last week.

Nishikori faces injury cloud, says Nadal

Rafael Nadal believes Kei Nishikori`s storming progress into the world`s top 10 could be halted by the Japanese star`s frail physique.

Nadal wins fourth Madrid title as Nishikori quits

Rafael Nadal won his fourth Madrid Masters title on Sunday when Kei Nishikori was forced to quit their final with a back injury having had the Spaniard on the back foot.

Nadal to face Nishikori in Madrid Masters final

World number one Rafael Nadal will face Japan`s Kei Nishikori in Sunday`s Madrid Masters final after he romped past fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday.

Nishikori becomes first Japanese man in top 10

Kei Nishikori ensured he will become the first ever Japanese player to make the top 10 of the ATP rankings with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Spain`s Feliciano Lopez to make the Madrid Masters semi-finals on Friday.

Murray beaten as Nadal, Serena, Sharapova advance in Madrid

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray`s return to action at the Madrid Masters was ended in the third round by Santiago Giraldo on Thursday as the Colombian romped to a 6-3, 6-2 win.