WATCH FULL HIGHLIGHTS: How Rafael Nadal was stunned by Fernando Verdasco at Australian Open
WATCH FULL HIGHLIGHTS: How Rafael Nadal was stunned by Fernando Verdasco at Australian Open

Nadal, who hasn't been in the best of form in the last few years, was once again knocked out early in a Grand Slam.

Rafael Nadal stunned by Fernando Verdasco in Australian Open Round 1
Rafael Nadal stunned by Fernando Verdasco in Australian Open Round 1

Verdasco smashed 90 winners and 91 unforced errors during the five-set battle.

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal storm through to quarters
Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal storm through to quarters

 In the new season, Djokovic has spent just two hours on court in the first two rounds at Qatar Open.

Hyderabad beat Chennai 24-19 in Champions Tennis League
Hyderabad beat Chennai 24-19 in Champions Tennis League

In a format where the winner is decided on the total points won in 5-set match, Hyderabad beat Chennai 25-19.

CTL: Nagpur Orangers win tense affair against Chennai Warriors
CTL: Nagpur Orangers win tense affair against Chennai Warriors

Feliciano Lopez of Nagpur Orangers held his nerve to beat Fernando Verdasco of V Chennai Warriors.

CTL: Giant-serving Ivo Karlovic helps Hyderabad Aces outplay Chennai Warriors
CTL: Giant-serving Ivo Karlovic helps Hyderabad Aces outplay Chennai Warriors

Giant-serving Croatian player Ivo Karlovic and doubles ace Martina Hingis played stellar roles in Hyderabad Aces' impressive 25-16 win over Chennai Warriors on the third day of the Champions Tennis League, here on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal staves off further Davis Cup relegation
Rafael Nadal staves off further Davis Cup relegation

A Rafael Nadal inspired Spain halted their Davis Cup decline as the 14-time Grand Slam champion teamed up with Fernando Verdasco to seal a 3-0 win over Denmark on Saturday.

Rafael Nadal returns for Spain's Davis Cup playoff against Denmark
Rafael Nadal returns for Spain's Davis Cup playoff against Denmark

Rafael Nadal will be back in Spain`s Davis Cup team for the first time in two years when the five-times winners meet Denmark this month in a Group I first round relegation playoff.

Leander Paes, Sania Mirza advance at US Open​
Leander Paes, Sania Mirza advance at US Open​

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza started her US Open campaign on a winning note as she along with her partner Martina Hingis advanced to the second round of the women's doubles here on Friday.

Nick Kyrgios wins one for Lleyton Hewitt in new partnership
Nick Kyrgios wins one for Lleyton Hewitt in new partnership

Nick Kyrgios began his US Open hardcourt run with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Fernando Verdasco Tuesday under the watchful eye of new mentor Lleyton Hewitt at the ATP Montreal Masters.

Rafael Nadal battles past Fernando Verdasco in Hamburg
Rafael Nadal battles past Fernando Verdasco in Hamburg

Top seed Rafael Nadal bidding to rediscover some semblance of his former all-conquering form recovered from losing the first set to beat fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 and reach the second round of Hamburg`s ATP tournament on Tuesday.

Rafael Nadal says he's feeling fine despite recent losses
Rafael Nadal says he's feeling fine despite recent losses

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal on Sunday said ahead of the Bet-At-Home Open here that he was feeling well and had to accept the fact that he had lost more matches in the past six months than in the previous 11 years.

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova cruise into last 16
Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova cruise into last 16

Wimbledon giant-killer Nick Kyrgios claimed another impressive scalp as the Australian youngster got revenge on Milos Raonic with a 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 third round victory on Friday.

Andy Murray eases through, Grigor Dimitrov rocked at Queen`s
Andy Murray eases through, Grigor Dimitrov rocked at Queen`s

Andy Murray moved a step closer to a record-equalling fourth Queen`s Club title as the top seed defeated Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-4, while Grigor Dimitrov joined the lengthy list of star casualties.

Andy Murray is a 'big threat to anyone' at Wimbledon: Fernando​ Verdasco
Andy Murray is a 'big threat to anyone' at Wimbledon: Fernando​ Verdasco

 Spanish tennis player Fernando Verdasco has warned that World No.3 Andy Murray will be a "big threat" at Wimbledon, beginning June 29.

Rafael Nadal confident he on right path despite loss to Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal confident he on right path despite loss to Novak Djokovic

Although comprehensively beaten by Novak Djokovic on the Monte Carlo semi-finals, claycourt king Rafa Nadal believes he is on the right path as his beloved French Open looms.

Jack Sock downs Kevin Anderson in Houston for first ATP final
Jack Sock downs Kevin Anderson in Houston for first ATP final

American Jack Sock reached his first ATP Tour final when he beat big-serving South African Kevin Anderson at the U.S. Men`s Claycourt Championship in Houston on Saturday.

Miami Open: Fernando Verdasco upsets Rafael Nadal while Serena Williams, Andy Murray win
Miami Open: Fernando Verdasco upsets Rafael Nadal while Serena Williams, Andy Murray win

Fernando Verdasco upset second seed Rafael Nadal 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 Sunday in a third-round matchup of Spaniards to advance at the ATP and WTA Miami Open.

Nadal, a four-time Miami runner-up, leaves the Masters Series hardcourt event without a title again this year after his 11th appearance.

Rafael Nadal says suffering from nerves and lack of confidence
Rafael Nadal says suffering from nerves and lack of confidence

Rafa Nadal has said was struggling with nerves and self-confidence issues after he was beaten in the third round by fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Miami Open on Sunday.

Top seed Novak Djokovic makes quick work of Marcos Baghdatis
Top seed Novak Djokovic makes quick work of Marcos Baghdatis

World number one Novak Djokovic kicked started his bid for a fourth Indian Wells title by beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-1, 6-3 in the second round of the WTA and ATP tournament.