Novak Djokovic is making an unexpected appearance in between the Australian Open and the Indian Wells Masters, and it will come at next week’s Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco. Djokovic announced on Thursday that he has accepted a late wild card into the 500-point event. […]
In terms of on-court demeanor, you would be hard-pressed to find two more different players on the ATP Tour than Rafael Nadal and Bernard Tomic. But that has not stopped them from pairing up for doubles together at next month’s BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. […]
The dynamic Nadal family duo is coming to an end. This 2017 campaign will mark the last one in which Toni Nadal will be a full-time traveling coach of his nephew, Rafael Nadal. Carlos Moya will presumably remain on board.
Scheduled to be the top two seeds at next week’s ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal have withdrawn in the aftermath of grueling Australian Open campaigns. Wawrinka is out with a knee injury, while Nadal announced on Thursday that he needs more rest. […]
The sports world–beyond just tennis–had plenty to say about the recent Australian Open titles won by Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Players, former players, reporters, and more chimed in on Twitter to offer congratulations. […]
It was a fitting end to an epic 2017 Australian Open. Roger Federer’s third five-set victory of the fortnight gave him Grand Slam title No. 18 and Aussie Open title No. 5, which he clinched by outlasting long-time rival Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 after three hours and 37 minutes. […]
What was a dream (for many) is now a reality. It will be Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer for the Australian Open title on Sunday night in Melbourne. A four-team panel previews the final and makes its predictions. […]
For the first time at the Australian Open since 2009 and for the first time overall since the 2011 French Open, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will be facing each other in a Grand Slam final when they collide on Sunday night at Melbourne Park. Nadal is leading the head-to-head series 23-11.
Little more than 24 hours after Roger Federer outlasted fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka in a five-set Australian Open semifinal, Nadal withstood an amazing performance by Grigor Dimitrov to prevail 6-3, 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-4 in four hours and 56 minutes on Friday night. […]
It can never be considered a complete surprise to see Rafael Nadal in the latter stages of a Grand Slam, but this bottom-half semifinal at the Australian Open could not have been anticipated by many when the fortnight began. It will be Nadal vs. Grigor Dimitrov on Friday. […]