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November 19, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday (November 18) to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Few gave the willowy world number eight a prayer against the...
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November 16, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov outclassed Belgium’s David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to race into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday (November 15). The world number six looked supreme as he made it two wins from two matches on his tournament debut. At one stage, a whitewash looked a distinct ...
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November 14, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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Belgium’s first-time qualifier David Goffin sprung a huge surprise when he beat stricken world number one Rafael Nadal 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-4 at the ATP Finals in London, UK on Monday (November 13). Nadal’s notorious fighting spirit and Goffin’s frayed nerves stretched the match into a t...
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November 3, 2017 4:35 am gmt |
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Rafa Nadal continued his quest for a maiden Paris Masters title when he survived a second-set blip to beat Pablo Cuevas 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals on Thursday (November 2). The Spaniard, who made sure he will end the year as world number one by reaching the third round, had to dig dee...
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October 15, 2017 11:45 am gmt |
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Roger Federer brushed aside world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday (October 15) and register his fourth victory of the year over his Spanish rival. The Swiss world number two beat Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open and Miami Masters and in the last 16 at [...
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October 15, 2017 3:39 am gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal squeezed past Croatian Marin Cilic with a 7-5 7-6(3) victory on Saturday (October 14) to set up a mouth-watering clash with Swiss Roger Federer in the Shanghai Masters final. Second-ranked Federer came from behind to beat Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 3-6 6-3 6-3 to en...
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October 14, 2017 4:32 am gmt |
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Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course to meet in Shanghai after reaching the last four. World number one Nadal beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 to register his 15th consecutive win and will face fourth seed Marin Cilic in the semis. Federer will play Juan Martin del Potro in...
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September 5, 2017 3:41 am gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open for the first time in four years with a 6-2 6-4 6-1 victory over Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov on Monday (September 4). Two-time U.S. Open winner Nadal is on course to win his second grand slam of the year after sealing t...
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August 29, 2017 4:37 am gmt |
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Tennis fans made their pilgrimage to the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center on Monday (August 28) for the opening day of the U.S. Open. Fans said they’re most excited to see tennis greats Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams play. The U.S. Tennis Association expects roughly ...
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May 6, 2016 4:27 am gmt |
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Spain’s Rafael Nadal produced a spirited comeback to overcome American Sam Querrey 6-4 6-2 on Thursday (May 5) and progress to the Madrid Open quarter-finals. After wins earlier in the day for Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, the pressure was on Nadal in front of passionate home support to move ...
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January 3, 2016 10:13 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic 7-6 6-3 to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Saturday (January 2). It was the third time that Nadal won the exhibition tournament in the United Arab Emirates. The Spaniard, ranked 5th in the world, beat compatriot David Ferrer in the semi-finals...
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December 13, 2015 4:12 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer produced an exhilarating display of quality tennis with the ‘Man from Mallorca’ having the last laugh on what turned out to be a blockbuster conclusion to the International Premier Tennis League’s India leg in New Delhi on Saturday Nadal-led defending ...
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December 9, 2015 7:24 am gmt |
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World number five tennis player Rafael Nadal said on Tuesday (December 8) that he is feeling good after a mixed season and is ready for the start of the 2016 season. Speaking after his Indian Aces team were defeated by the Philippine Mavericks in the International Premier League Tennis (IPTL) in Mani...
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November 20, 2015 5:00 am gmt |
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Novak Djokovic joined Roger Federer in the last four at the ATP World Tour Finals with victory over Tomas Berdych in London. The world number one required just one set to qualify and won his final group match 6-3 7-5. Federer had already won the group but earlier maintained his 100% record with a 7-5...
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November 17, 2015 5:54 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal’s late-season resurgence continued at the ATP World Tour Finals in London, UK when he beat wayward French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3 6-2 to open his account on Monday (November 16). The Spaniard, who has climbed back to fifth in the rankings after falling to tenth in a mi...
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November 7, 2015 11:29 am gmt |
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Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka beat Rafael Nadal 7-6 (8) 7-6 (7) in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters on Friday (November 6). The fourth seed had to battle hard to knock out the 14-times grand slam champion Nadal, ending a tense encounter with a superb forehand pass after saving two set poin...
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November 3, 2015 4:42 am gmt |
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Roger Federer is now second in the ATP rankings with Novak Djokovic still leading the pack. Roger Federer overtook Andy Murray as he climbed to second in the ATP world rankings after seeing off Rafael Nadal for his seventh Swiss Indoors title on Sunday. Richard Gasquet, beaten by Nadal in the semi-fi...
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October 29, 2015 8:18 am gmt |
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Third-seeded Rafael Nadal battled back from a break down in the final set to defeat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the Swiss Indoors quarter-finals.  But second seed Stan Wawrinka suffered his eighth first round loss at the tournament as the French Open champion slumped to a 3-6,...
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October 8, 2015 10:25 am gmt |
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Third seed Rafael Nadal gave a much-improved performance as he beat Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in round two of the China Open in Beijing. The Spaniard, 29, won 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 to set up a quarter-final against American Jack Sock on Friday. Second seed Tomas Berdych lost 6-4 6-4 to Pablo Cuevas, whil...