Rafael Nadal Shows Why the Young Guard Will Have to Wait

The New York TimesFor a tennis champion devoted to his routines, Rafael Nadal has certainly managed to navigate plenty of change. Signs of the times were everywhere as he prevailed in a draining and dazzling United States Open final over Daniil Medvedev on Sunday night.

September 9th 2019


Rafael Nadal reduced to tears after winning 'unforgettable' US Open title

CNNEmotions were already running high on an electric night at Flushing Meadows but were then ratcheted up a notch by organizers as a montage of Nadal's illustrious career was shown ahead of the trophy presentation. The video, which featured each of his ...

September 9th 2019


Rafael Nadal set for 'super tough' US Open final against Daniil Medvedev

Los Angeles TimesThe old lion is still roaring. Rafael Nadal, 33, is back in his element, in the final of a Grand Slam event for the 27th time, seeking his 19th championship. He is playing for himself, not for numbers or records, an approach that has been liberating and energizing ...

September 7th 2019


Rafael Nadal vs. Daniil Medvedev: Keys to the Match, Predictions for US Open Final

Sports IllustratedRafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev will face off on Sunday with the U.S. Open trophy on the line. Nadal will be aiming for his 19th Grand Slam singles title, which would put him just one behind Roger Federer's all-time record. Medvedev, 23, is playing in his ...

September 7th 2019


Rafael Nadal wary of in-form Daniil Medvedev in race for ultimate prize

The GuardianNadal, normally the member of the Big Three most susceptible to breakdown, is still standing and looking awesome again. But his ingrained sense of caution and respect would not allow him to entertain serious thoughts about moving to within one slam of ...

September 7th 2019


For Rafael Nadal, the US Open Has Become a Comfort Zone

The New York TimesVery big things await Nadal with one more win at the Open this year. With a victory in Sunday's final against Daniil Medvedev, Nadal would finish with four U.S. Open titles this decade, passing Novak Djokovic's three. Roger Federer, who dominated last ...

September 7th 2019


Rafael Nadal overtakes six legends with US Open win over Matteo Berrettini

Express.co.ukRafael Nadal's US Open semi-final victory over Matteo Berrettini has seen him overtake six legends when it comes to making non-clay Grand Slam finals. The Spaniard will go head-to-head with Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final on Sunday, aiming to win ...

September 7th 2019


Rafael Nadal beating Matteo Berrettini shows two things about US Open finalist

Express.co.ukRafael Nadal was written off a few years ago. In 2015, after failing to win a single Grand Slam that year, many feared for the Spaniard. He hadn't even reached the last four and there were signs that he was losing his constant battle against injuries. Nadal ...

September 7th 2019


Rafael Nadal battles past Matteo Berrettini to reach US Open final and a clash with Russia's Daniil Medvedev

Telegraph.co.ukOn a wet and windy night in New York, a storm briefly threatened to brew under the roof as Berrettini, in his first major semi-final, had two points for the opening set. The Italian 24th seed had been clinging on to Nadal, fending off six break points including a set ...

September 7th 2019


Nadal cruises into semifinals, will face Berrettini

ESPNRafael Nadal kept pulling away in his US Open quarterfinal, then getting reeled back in by Diego Schwartzman. In the first set, Nadal led 4-0 before Schwartzman got to 4-all. In the second, Nadal went up 5-1 before Schwartzman made it 5-all. It took more ...

September 5th 2019


Nadal beats Schwartzman in 3 tight sets to reach US Open SF

Yahoo SportsNEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael Nadal kept pulling away in his U.S. Open quarterfinal, then getting reeled back in by Diego Schwartzman. In the first set, Nadal led 4-0 before Schwartzman got to 4-all. In the second, Nadal went up 5-1 before Schwartzman made it ...

September 5th 2019


Rafael Nadal Moves Into US Open Semifinals, Now Two Wins From Major No. 19

ForbesOn a hot and humid night in New York City, Nadal eventually wore Schwartzman down and prevailed, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2, to advance to the semifinals of the U.S. Open. Nadal now stands two wins from his 19th career Grand Slam title, which would place him one ...

September 5th 2019


Tiger Woods lived his best life while watching Rafael Nadal roar past Maric Cilic at the US Open

Business InsiderTiger Woods was out of his seat and fist-pumping the air as Rafael Nadal advanced into the US Open quarterfinals Monday. Nadal eased past Marin Cilic 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 at Flushing Meadows, putting on one of the performances of the tournament so far.

September 3rd 2019


Tiger Woods enjoyed watching Rafael Nadal's win against Marin Cilic at the US Open

CNN InternationalBut the 15-time major champion's jubilation wasn't over a shot that he had made on the golf course. It was to cheer on his friend, Rafael Nadal. Nadal went on to defeat No. 22 seed Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 on Monday to advance to the US Open ...

September 3rd 2019


Rafael Nadal shows his resiliency in victory over Marin Cilic at US Open

Los Angeles TimesGive Rafael Nadal the slightest opening and he will find a way to win. Give him no opening and he will still find a way to win. Nadal, the No. 2 seed at the U.S. Open, lost the opening set of his fourth-round match against Marin Cilic but decisively reversed ...

September 3rd 2019


Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal trade fist pumps at US Open

New York PostRafael Nadal was pumped and so was Tiger Woods. Let the fist pumping begin. The golf great, along with his kids and girlfriend Erica Herman, watched Nadal's 6-3, 3-6, 1-6 fourth-round win over Marin Cilic in the fourth round of the U.S. Open from a private ...

September 3rd 2019


Nadal Overcomes Cilic Challenge To Reach US Open Quarter-finals

ATP Tour (press release)There are days when Rafael Nadal is like a tidal wave on the tennis court, drowning opponents with relentless pressure on both offence and defence. And then there are days when the Spaniard needs to dig deep and raise his level even higher, relying on his ...

September 3rd 2019


Tiger Woods was so fired up during Rafael Nadal's match at the US Open

For The WinTiger Woods took in Rafael Nadal's match against Marin Cilik at the US Open on Monday night and the greatest golfer to ever do it showed off all the emotions during his friend's four-set victory. Tiger, who is a big fan of tennis, had his kids and his girlfriend ...

September 3rd 2019


The Sports Report: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer put on a tennis clinic

Los Angeles Times“For nearly five hours Sunday, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, relentless rivals atop the tennis world, were pure artists, placing the ball with surgical precision, sliding acrobatically across the grass, somehow getting their rackets on dropshots that should ...

July 15th 2019


Federer, Nadal y Djokovic o la mayor y más grande carrera de la ...

Marca Claro Argentina¿Se imaginan vivir cada temporada una lucha entre Pelé, Di Stéfano y Maradona por ganar La Champions League y el Balón de Oro? Esto, precisamente, es lo que está pasando en el tenis. Nunca antes en la historia habían coincidido las tres leyendas más ...

July 15th 2019