Nadal downs Tsitsipas to win Toronto Masters
Rafael Nadal held off a late surge from birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the 80th title of his career with victory at the Toronto Masters on Sunday.
Nadal reaches Toronto quarters with win over Wawrinka
A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal on Thursday at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarter-finals.
Nadal sitting pretty atop ATP rankings
Rafael Nadal remains top of the ATP tennis world rankings with the 32-year-old 17-time Grand Slam winner enjoying a comfortable margin over his eternal rival the Swiss Roger Federer.
Kerber is champion, Djokovic for men’s final
Agelique Kerber of Germany defeated Serena Williams 6/3; 6/3 to win the Ladies title in a match delayed by the completion of the men’s semi-final in which Novak Djokovic outlasted Rafael Nadal, 6/4; 3/6; 7/6 (9); 4/6; 10/8. Serena opened serving and took the first two points. She dropped the third and netted a backhand…
Clear blue skies, 30 degrees but Djokovic, Nadal resume under roof
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will resume their Wimbledon semi-final battle under the Centre Court roof despite clear blues skies and temperatures pushing 30 degrees on Saturday.
Nadal braced for 'complex' Djokovic in 52nd meeting
Rafael Nadal described long-time rival Novak Djokovic as "one of the more complex" players he's ever met as they prepare to clash for the 52nd time on Friday with a Wimbledon final spot at stake.
Nadal through to fourth round, Halep suffers upset
Rafael Nadal sailed into the fourth round with a 6/1; 6/2; 6/4 victory over Alex De Minaur of Australia while the top seeded Simona Halep suffered a heart-breaking upset in the hands...
Nadal, Djokovic, Anderson advance, Marin Cilic out
Argentina's Guido Pella caused the first major upset of the championships by outlasting the third seed, Marin Cilic of Croatia, in a five-set marathon 3/6; 1/6; 7/5; 6/4; 7/6; 7/5 that lasted for three hours and 12 minutes. When the world number five player took the first two sets, it looked like a routine day…