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When a fire alarm forced Rafael Nadal & Co. to evacuate London hotel

When a fire alarm forced Rafael Nadal & Co. to evacuate London hotel

Rafael Nadal and the world’s best men’s tennis players found themselves having to endure a 4 a.m. meeting in freezing cold after fire alarms forced them to evacuate their central London hotel on Tuesday.

Nov 15, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
Rafael Nadal quits ATP Finals after defeat by David Goffin, Grigor Dimitrov wins

Rafael Nadal quits ATP Finals after defeat by David Goffin, Grigor Dimitrov wins

The spirit was as strong as ever but Rafael Nadal’s troublesome knee failed him in the end as the Spaniard quit the ATP Finals after a painful defeat by Belgium’s David Goffin on Monday.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
ATP Finals fair for all, says Roger Federer amid Rafael Nadal's clay talk

ATP Finals fair for all, says Roger Federer amid Rafael Nadal's clay talk

The Swiss ace has dismissed World No. 1 Nadal's claim that it would be fairer if the ATP Tour Finals were played on clay courts.

Nov 13, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Rafael Nadal presented with ATP World No. 1 award

Rafael Nadal presented with ATP World No. 1 award

Tennis player Rafael Nadal was presented with the ATP World No. 1 award on the court during the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena here.

Nov 13, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Rafael Nadal confident of being fully fit at ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal confident of being fully fit at ATP Finals

"Hopefully the knee is good. I`ve done everything I`ve needed to do in order to get ready for London... Let`s see if I am able to be 100 per cent to compete," Nadal said

Nov 10, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Injured Rafael Nadal doing his all to play ATP Finals in London

Injured Rafael Nadal doing his all to play ATP Finals in London

Rafael Nadal's personal doctor said on Tuesday they will do "everything possible" to enable the 16-time Grand Slam champion to compete at next week's season-ending Tour Finals in London.

Nov 08, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray out of top 10

Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray out of top 10

Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, while Britain's Andy Murray and Serbia's Novak Djokovic dropped out of the top 10.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
John Isner tames Juan Martin del Potro in Paris Masters to keep ATP Finals' hopes alive

John Isner tames Juan Martin del Potro in Paris Masters to keep ATP Finals' hopes alive

Isner pushed on towards a Tour finals spot on Friday when he made it through to the semifinals of the Paris Masters with a 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 win against Argentine Del Potro as the tournament was hit by the withdrawal of Nadal.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
Roger Federer skipped Paris Masters with eye on ATP Finals in London, says Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer skipped Paris Masters with eye on ATP Finals in London, says Rafael Nadal

Federer, winner of a record 19 Grand Slam titles, announced his withdrawal from Paris - the last Masters event of the year - after clinching his 8th Swiss Indoors title in his hometown of Basel on Sunday.

Oct 31, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Rafael Nadal targets end-of-year summit, Lucas Pouille enters top 20

Rafael Nadal targets end-of-year summit, Lucas Pouille enters top 20

Pouille was the biggest mover in the latest rankings released on Monday with the Frenchman up seven places into 18th after his 6-1, 6-4 defeat of compatriot Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Sunday’s final in Austria.

Oct 30, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Federer has pulled out of next week's Paris Masters, virtually ensuring old rival Rafael Nadal will end 2017 on top of the world rankings

Oct 30, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Rafael Nadal continues to top ATP Rankings, Kristina Mladenovic joins WTA top 10

Rafael Nadal continues to top ATP Rankings, Kristina Mladenovic joins WTA top 10

Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, maintained the top spot, ahead of Switzerland`s Roger Federer.

Oct 23, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal on anniversary of tennis academy

Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal on anniversary of tennis academy

Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer sent a video to Spanish long-time rival and fellow all-time great Rafael Nadal congratulating him on the first anniversary of his tennis academy and recalling the late-career resurgence both have enjoyed in 2017.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Roger Federer closes gap on Rafael Nadal after Shanghai win

Roger Federer closes gap on Rafael Nadal after Shanghai win

Roger Federer has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal at the top of the latest ATP world rankings released on Monday following his victory over the Spaniard at the Shanghai Masters.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Pizzas designed by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in China's most exclusive restaurant

Pizzas designed by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in China's most exclusive restaurant

They call it "the most exclusive restaurant in China". There are absolutely no reservations and Roger Federer is apparently a big fan.

Oct 13, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

After their epic semi-final clash in men's singles tournament at Rio Games, two-time Olympic gold medallist purportedly wrote a letter to the Malaysian celebrating their rivalry.

Aug 21, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
Football legend Zidane vehemently defends under fire Nadal

Football legend Zidane vehemently defends under fire Nadal

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has launched a staunch personal defence of Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal after the 14-time Grand Slam champion was accused by a former French sports minister of covering up a failed drugs test.

Mar 13, 2016, 01:58 AM IST
Is Rafael Nadal set to start the new season with a bang?

Is Rafael Nadal set to start the new season with a bang?

Nadal, who last won a Grand Slam title at Roland Garros 2014, did not win a major in 2015.

Dec 13, 2015, 18:45 PM IST
Rafael Nadal: Does the Spaniard have more Grand Slam titles left in him?

Rafael Nadal: Does the Spaniard have more Grand Slam titles left in him?

First time in a decade, Nadal has failed to win a Grand Slam in a year.

Dec 11, 2015, 15:33 PM IST
PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal enthralling Indian fans with autographs, photos

PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal enthralling Indian fans with autographs, photos

Indian fans had a great time on opening day of Indian leg of IPTL with Rafael Nadal.

Dec 11, 2015, 09:29 AM IST