Roger Federer asks Rafael Nadal strange question during Laver Cup doubles clash

Express.co.ukRoger Federer asked Rafael Nadal who should serve first during his Laver Cup doubles clash alongside Stefanos Tsitsipas. World No 3 Federer was supposed to partner Nadal but the Spaniard pulled out with a wrist injury. Next Gen star Tsitsipas stepped in ...

September 22nd 2019


Rafael Nadal injury forces Laver Cup withdrawal - Roger Federer handed new doubles partner

Express.co.ukRafael Nadal has pulled out of Sunday's Laver Cup fixtures through injury. The Spaniard was spotted with strapping on his left wrist earlier in the tournament as he watched on from the bench. The news was revealed by the Laver Cup on Sunday morning, ...

September 22nd 2019


Rafael Nadal injury deals fans Roger Federer blow ahead of dream Laver Cup doubles match

Mirror.co.ukRafa Nadal has pulled out of his Laver Cup matches on Sunday due to inflammation in his hand, denying fans the opportunity to see him partner Roger Federer in the doubles on the final day of the tournament in Geneva. Team Europe's Nadal was scheduled ...

September 22nd 2019


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


US Open: Rafael Nadal will play for his fourth US Open title after drilling Matteo Berrettini

USA TODAYFLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- There were 193 points played in Friday night's US Open men's semifinal between Rafael Nadal and Matteo Berrettini. On the last of them, Nadal whipsawed a top-spinning forehand crosscourt winner, as splendid a shot as he ...

September 7th 2019


Column: Rafael Nadal sweeps his way into US Open final

Los Angeles TimesSomeday, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will lose their stranglehold on Grand Slam tournament titles. Someone will push the Big Three aside, cracking an opening for a brigade of energetic youngsters to break through, and the torch will ...

September 7th 2019


Rafael Nadal Will Play For 19th Major Title In US Open Final Against Daniil Medvedev

ForbesRafael Nadal of Spain reacts after a point against Matteo Berrettini of Italy during their Singles Men's Semi-finals match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 6, 2019. (Photo by Johannes EISELE ...

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


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