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Rafa Roundup: Fans surprised, excited by Rafa’s choice of doubles partner

Rafa Roundup: Fans surprised, excited by Rafa’s choice of doubles partner

Nadal, Tomic to team up at Indian Wells | tennismash.com The official acceptance list for the Indian Wells doubles draw was finalised on Monday, and an unusual pairing caught everyone’s eye. Rafael Nadal and Bernard Tomic will team up for the first time and have used their singles rankings to gain entry into the field. […]

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Rafael Nadal cheers on Real Madrid in Champions League

Rafael Nadal cheers on Real Madrid in Champions League

Rafael Nadal was spotted this evening in Madrid where he watched his beloved football team, Real Madrid, in the UEFA Champions League against Napoli. Our champ, accompanied by his father Sebastian and sister Maria Isabel, enjoyed a quite phenomenal atmosphere at the home of the club he supports. He had plenty of reasons to smile as Real Madrid won […]

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Rafa Roundup: Here’s What Uncle Toni Said About Coaching Relationship With Rafa

Rafa Roundup: Here’s What Uncle Toni Said About Coaching Relationship With Rafa

Nadals Will Shake Up a Unique Tennis Relationship | New York Times Toni said that he finally discussed his plans with Rafael this week and that Rafael was initially surprised, in part because of how well things had gone in Australia. “He was thinking about the short term, and the short term looked very good,” […]

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Rafa Roundup: Uncle Toni will not travel with Rafa on the tour next season

Rafa Roundup: Uncle Toni will not travel with Rafa on the tour next season

ARTICLES: Toni Nadal: Rafael is pain-free, in top shape and awfully dangerous | tennis.com “Rafael recovered his game,” Toni Nadal told L’Equipe in an interview in French. “His tournament was good, his attitude was good and his matches were not bad against [Grigor] Dimitrov, [Gael] Monfils and [Milos] Raonic. … “It must not be forgotten […]

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Rafael Nadal happy despite loss to Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal happy despite loss to Roger Federer

(EFE) Rafael Nadal told Banco Sabadell customers Tuesday in the northwestern city of La Coruña that living in Spain did not make sense from a tax standpoint, but he was happy in his homeland: “In terms of managing assets, perhaps it would be better to go to another country with more beneficial conditions, but Spain is […]

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Rafa Roundup: Fedal final most watched tennis match in Eurosport history

Rafa Roundup: Fedal final most watched tennis match in Eurosport history

ARTICLES: Why tennis can’t afford to lose Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal — just yet | CNN “My simple answer to that question is: No, they can’t,” said Alan Seymour, a sports marketing consultant and former professor at the UK’s University of Northampton. “There will be a void in the short term.” Sports stars such […]

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Rafael Nadal rises 3 places in ATP World Tour rankings

Rafael Nadal rises 3 places in ATP World Tour rankings

Rafael Nadal climbed three places to sixth after reaching the Australian Open final, as the new ATP rankings were released on Monday. As a result of winning the title in Melbourne, Roger Federer has returned into the top 10, rising seven spots from his previous mark of No. 17. Andy Murray remains comfortably ahead of Novak Djokovic atop the rankings with Stan […]

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PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal loses in five sets to Roger Federer in Australian Open final

PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal loses in five sets to Roger Federer in Australian Open final

Rafael Nadal was defeated by Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3, 3-6 to be the runner up at the Australian Open in Melbourne. As always Rafa was humble and gracious in defeat, with sincere words for his opponent, and thankful towards his supporters: Good evening everybody. Congrats to Roger and his team. It’s amazing how well […]

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Rafa Roundup: We are so proud of you! Vamos Rafa!

Rafa Roundup: We are so proud of you! Vamos Rafa!

ARTICLES: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Breathe New Life Into an Old Rivalry | The New York Times The concern for Federer is that Nadal had the ideal warm-up partner in Dimitrov, who plays a similar all-court game to Federer and also has a flashy one-handed backhand. Dimitrov hit it beautifully under pressure on Friday […]

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2017 Australian Open Final: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Roger Federer?

2017 Australian Open Final: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Roger Federer?

Rafael Nadal will meet Roger Federer in the final of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Sunday. Date: January 29, 2017 Match time: 7.30 PM local time (Melbourne) / 3.30 AM EST –  New York, Montreal / 8.30 AM GMT – United Kingdom / 9.30 AM  CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy. To convert to your local time, use this website. […]

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PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach Australian Open final

PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach Australian Open final

(BBC) Rafael Nadal set up a much-anticipated Australian Open final against old rival Roger Federer with an epic, five-set semi-final win over Grigor Dimitrov. Rafa won 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 in almost five hours to reach a first Grand Slam final since 2014. Rafa, who is bidding for a 15th major title, will face […]

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Australian Open SF: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Grigor Dimitrov?

Australian Open SF: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Grigor Dimitrov?

On Friday, Rafael Nadal will play Bulgarian 15th seed Grigor Dimitrov in the semifinal at the 2017 Australian Open. Date: January 27, 2017 Match time: Not before 7.30 PM local time (Melbourne) / 3.30 AM EST –  New York, Montreal / 8.30 AM GMT – United Kingdom / 9.30 AM  CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy. To convert to your local time, use this […]

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Rafael Nadal comments on possibly playing Roger Federer in Australian Open final

Rafael Nadal comments on possibly playing Roger Federer in Australian Open final

Q. What does it mean to be back in the semifinals of a slam? RAFAEL NADAL: Great. Is a good news. Especially winning against difficult players: Monfils quarterfinals, Zverev round of 16, and now Raonic. I think all of them are top players. So that’s very important for me because that mean that I am […]

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