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's racquet now has a power button!
Rafael Nadal's racquet now has a power button!

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal’s new racquet now has a power button which will help him in timing his shots to a perfection!

Eugenie Bouchard, Milos Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver`s champion and at different times has laid claim to the world`s fastest man.

Rafeal Nadal to decide on Saturday if he can defend US Open title

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who is recovering from a wrist injury, said he will decide latest by Saturday whether he can take part in the US Open to defend the title he won last year against Serb Novak Djokovic.

Nadal seeking to be `100 percent` to `make difference` on clay at Monte Carlo Masters

World No.1 Rafael Nadal has said that he needs to be at his `100 percent` and more aggressive to move himself well on clay and make a difference at the Monte Carlo Masters starting on Sunday.

Rafael Nadal offered 1.1 mln dollars per night for IPL-style IPTL

World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly being offered 1.1 million dollars per night to play in three of the eight matches of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), which has borrowed its format from the lucrative Twenty20 tournament Indian Premier League ( IPL).

Sampras: Federer can win another major title

Roger Federer could play for another four years and add to his tally of 17 Grand Slam titles, according to former No. 1 Pete Sampras.

Australian Open 2014: Wawrinka thrashes Nadal to win maiden Grand Slam title

Stanislas Wawrinka was supposed to play his best tennis in the men`s singles final against World No. 1 Rafael Nadal. And the Swiss did exactly that to defeat the mighty Spaniard 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 at the Rod Laver Arena on Sunday.

Wawrinka in dreamland after shock Open win against Nadal

Stanislas Wawrinka admitted he was surprised he won the Australian Open and wondered if he was dreaming after his surprise victory over an injury-hit Rafael Nadal on Sunday.

Devastated Rafael Nadal says injury made win impossible

A devastated Rafael Nadal wiped away tears Sunday as he said a sudden back problem made it "impossible" to win the Australian Open final, after his latest injury nightmare at Melbourne Park.

Five reasons why Stanislas Wawrinka can defeat Rafael Nadal

As Stanislas Wawrinka seeks to win his maiden Grand Slam title against Rafael Nadal in Australian Open men’s singles final on Sunday, here are five reasons why ‘the other Swiss’ can defeat the mighty Spaniard at the Rod Laver Arena on Sunday.

Australian Open: Nadal ousts Federer in straight sets, faces Wawrinka in final

The much-anticipated clash between 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal proved to be a one-sided affair as the World No. 1 ousted the Swiss in straight sets 7-6 6-3 6-3 in the second semi-final of Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena to book his berth for the final against Stanislas Wawrinka.

Nadal improves his all-time record against Federer to 23-10

While the Nadal-Federer rivalry is believed to be the greatest in the tennis history, it is surprising to see the huge lead the Spaniard has over the Swiss legend in terms of matches won.

Australian Open: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal - As it happened...

Adrenaline rush would be on an all-time high, as 17-time Major champion Roger Federer takes on World No. 1 Rafael Nadal in the second semi-final of Australian Open 2014.

Boos were unfair, I had an injured groin, says Tomic

eing booed and jeered by the crowd after withdrawing from his Australian Open match against Rafa Nadal was `pretty unfair`, Bernard Tomic said on Wednesday, adding he could have faced a four month injury absence had he continued playing.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal advances to second round after Bernard Tomic retires

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the Australian Open after his opponent in first round Bernard Tomic retired due to injury.

Faster courts will ruin Melbourne spectacle: Toni Nadal

Rafa Nadal`s uncle and coach Toni joined the world number one on Monday in criticising Melbourne Park`s faster hardcourts which, he felt, will ruin the spectacle for the Australian Open fans.

Rafael Nadal: Bio

Nadal fought back from a career-threatening knee injury to take 2013 by storm, winning 10 titles including the French Open and US Open and edging Novak Djokovic for the year-end world number one. Started this year with a win in Doha and he will be keen to make up for his injury-forced absence from Melbourne last year.

Australian Open: Nadal wary ahead of `tough` Tomic opener

Rafael Nadal admitted Saturday he was facing a tricky start to the Australian Open after being drawn against home favourite Bernard Tomic, but said he was up for the challenge.

Rafael Nadal defeats Gael Monfils to win Qatar Open

World number one Rafael Nadal defeated France`s Gael Monfils 6-1, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 on Saturday to win the Qatar Open.