Nadal

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Mar 3rd, 2013
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A dominant Rafa Nadal dismantled fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-0 6-2 on Saturday to win his second Mexican Open title and continue his successful comeback from a long injury lay-off. Nadal, ranked fifth in the world, needed just over an hour to dispatch top seed Ferrer and was delighted with his for...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Rafael Nadal, who won men’s singles at the Beijing Games in 2008, withdrew from the coming London Games on Thursday because of knee tendinitis, which was aggravated in his surprisingly early exit at Wimbledon. The pageantry and magnitude of defending his gold medal and carrying the Spanish flag was n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2012
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To quote the late Jack Buck, “I don’t believe what I just saw.” World No. 100 Lukas Rosol stunned two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal 6-7 (9), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in one of the biggest upsets in the 135-year history of the tournament. Nadal had made the finals in his last five W...
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Jun 10th, 2012
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Rafa Nadal stood just one step away from winning a record seventh French Open title by taking the opening two sets of Sunday’s final against Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3. The Spaniard raced into a 3-0 lead in the opening set with two breaks of serve as his forehand pierced holes in Djokovic’s d...
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May 12th, 2012
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Novak Djokovic’s frustration with the controversial blue clay at the Madrid Masters reached new heights after the world number one was beaten 7-6 6-3 by fellow Serb Janko Tipsarevic in the quarter-finals on Friday. Djokovic and world number two Rafa Nadal, who was dumped out by Spanish compatri...
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May 12th, 2012
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STOCKHOLM – Norway got a leg up in the quest for what’ll likely be the Stockholm group’s final playoff berth, defeating Latvia 3-0 in Saturday’s early game. Goalie Lars Haugen posted the shutout and Jonas Holøs scored the eventual winner in the first period. Andreas Martinsen and Patrick Thoresen als...