Rio Open

COVID-19: Rio tennis tournament cancelled due to pandemic

Brazil is one of the hardest-hit countries in the world by the pandemic. Only the United States has recorded a higher number of infections and deaths.

Apr 02, 2021, 18:27 PM IST

Dominic Thiem falls to Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager in Rio Open quarter-finals

Top seed Dominic Thiem missed a chance to pass Roger Federer and become the world`s third-ranked player when he was knocked out of the Rio Open by Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager in a rain-delayed quarter-final match on Saturday.

Feb 23, 2020, 14:28 PM IST

Emotional Laslo Djere wins Rio Open for first ATP title

The unseeded Serbian beat Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3,7-5 in the final to cap the best week of his career.

Feb 25, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Diego Schwartzman stuns Fernando Verdasco to win Rio Open, 2nd ATP tour title

Schwartzman hit 15 winners and 15 unforced errors, securing the biggest victory of his career so far in the ATP 500 clay court event. 

Feb 26, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

Tennis: Aljaz Bedene continues strong run of form at Rio Open

The Slovenian defeated Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Feb 23, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

Defending champion Dominic Thiem advances at Rio Open

Austria's defending champion Dominic Thiem progressed to the next round of the Rio Open tennis tournament by defeating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 7-5 on Wednesday.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:07 PM IST

Rio Open: Rafael Nadal through to semi-final after injured Aleksandr Dolgopolov withdraws

Ukraine`s Dolgopolov was forced to withdraw due to a right shoulder injury.

Feb 20, 2016, 11:28 AM IST

Rio Open: Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer unworried by Zika virus

"The whole thing seems to have been blown out of proportion," Nadal said.

Feb 16, 2016, 10:03 AM IST

Rafael Nadal to play in Rio Open

Rafael Nadal said that he will play in February's Rio Open.

Oct 23, 2015, 08:11 AM IST

Rafael Nadal sees Argentine Open as next step up comeback ladder

Rafael Nadal, who suffered an upset defeat in the Rio Open semi-finals at the weekend, said on Monday he was confident of taking another step towards recovering his best form in Buenos Aires this week.

Feb 24, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Defending champion Rafael Nadal advances in Rio Open

World number three Rafael Nadal made an impressive return to competition after an Australian Open quarter-final loss, dispatching Brazil`s Thomaz Bellucci 6-4, 6-1 Tuesday at the ATP Rio Open.

Feb 18, 2015, 10:05 AM IST

Rafael Nadal limbers up for Rio defense, carnival

Rafael Nadal flew into Brazil Wednesday to defend his title at the Rio Open -- but also to experience first-hand "the incredible energy" of the city`s world-famous carnival.

Feb 12, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

Sara Errani heads Rio Open women's tennis draw

 Next month's Rio Open women's tennis tournament will boast 17 of the world's top 100 players.

Jan 07, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Nadal, Ronaldo sign Brazil marketing deal

Tennis world No. 1 Rafael Nadal has signed a deal with the sports marketing agency owned by Brazilian football legend Ronaldo.

Feb 28, 2014, 10:48 AM IST

Rafael Nadal proves his form with masterful Rio win

World number one Rafael Nadal shrugged off the injury concerns that wrecked his Australian Open bid as he dismantled Ukraine`s Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6 to win the Rio Open on Sunday.

Feb 24, 2014, 12:27 PM IST

Rafael Nadal survives to reach Rio final

World number one Rafael Nadal survived two match points in a three-set victory over fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar on Saturday to reach the final of the Rio Open tennis tournament.

Feb 23, 2014, 11:02 AM IST

Nadal through to Rio Open quarterfinals

World No.1 Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes.

Feb 21, 2014, 10:54 AM IST

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal makes triumphant Rio return

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal, playing for the first time since losing last month`s Australian Open final, beat fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 7-5 at the Rio Open.

Feb 19, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Taste of Maracana can inspire Rafael Nadal

World number one Rafael Nadal, still recovering from the back injury which thwarted his Australian Open title hopes, will take in a visit to the Maracana stadium before embarking on his Rio Open exertions next week.

Feb 15, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Nadal to play in Rio Open

World No.2 Rafael Nadal of Spain has confirmed his presence at next year`s inaugural Rio Open tennis tournament, Brazilian tennis officials said.

Sep 18, 2013, 13:32 PM IST