Rafael Nadal wins French Open for the 11th time

World number one Rafael Nadal won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets. Nadal, 32, won 6-4 6-3 6-2 to earn his 17th Grand Slam, three adrift of Roger Federer’s all-time men’s record. The…

Nadal advances at Monte Carlo as Djokovic loses in third round

Rafael Nadal remains on course to retain his Monte Carlo Masters title and won’t have Novak Djokovic standing in his way. The top-ranked Nadal beat big-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-2 on Friday to reach the quarter-finals, clinching victory with…

Nadal seals year-end No.1 ranking for 4th time

Rafael Nadal secured the year-end world number one ranking with a 7-5, 6-3 second-round victory over South Korean Hyeon Chung at the Paris Masters Wednesday. The 16-time Grand Slam champion is the oldest man to finish a season at the…

Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer got one over his old rival Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in a showdown between the two best players on the planet. It was a 94th title for the Swiss legend, drawing…

Nadal punishes penalised Kyrgios to win China Open

World number one Rafael Nadal won his sixth title of another remarkable year as he punished a disgruntled Nick Kyrgios at the China Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard was never really in trouble against the temperamental Australian in a…

Rafael Nadal wins third US Open, 16th Grand Slam title

World number one Rafael Nadal won his 16th Grand Slam title and third US Open crown on Sunday by defeating South African 28th seed Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. The 31-year-old left-hander captured the top prize of $3.7 million (3.07…

Tennis: Nadal back as number one, after three year absence

Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the world number one for the first time in three years in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday. The Spaniard, who learned he was going to reclaim the ATP summit a week ago, last…

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