Rafael Nadal and Jack Sock, who could collide in the fourth round, will contest their openers at Roland Garros on Monday. Nadal is going up against Benoit Paire, while Sock is facing familiar foe Jiri Vesely. […]
The French Open draw ceremony took place on Friday afternoon in Paris and for the third consecutive year, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are in the same half of the bracket. It is the fifth straight time when mathematically possible (not the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds) that Nadal and Djokovic have landed on the same side. […]
Rafael Nadal is undefeated no longer on clay in 2017. Nadal suffered his first clay-court loss of the year when he fell to a red-hot Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3 in the Internazionali BNL d’Italia quarterfinals on Friday afternoon. […]
Another meeting between familiar foes Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem is set for Friday in Rome. Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin Del Potro are also aiming for a place in the semifinals of the season’s last clay-court Masters 1000 event. […]
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will continue their Rome Masters campaigns during third-round action on Thursday. Nadal is facing Jack Sock, while Djokovic is going up against Roberto Bautista Agut. […]
Rafael Nadal will begin his bid for a fourth consecutive clay-court title when he opens in Rome against fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro on Wednesday. Juan Martin Del Potro and Kyle Edmund are also in second-round action. […]
If the 2017 season ended today, more than four months into it, neither one of the top two players in the world would qualify for the World Tour Finals. Such have been the struggles of top-ranked Andy Murray and 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic.
The King of Clay has lived up to his title so far in 2017. Rafael Nadal triumphed at his third consecutive tournament and improved to 15-0 on his favorite surface this season by beating Dominic Thiem 7-6(8), 6-4 in the Mutua Madrid Open final on Sunday afternoon.
Madrid finalists Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have already enjoyed hugely successful clay-court seasons. While they could use some additional rest before the French Open, cooler heads will prevail and both will almost certainly suit up for this week’s Rome Masters. […]
Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem will be squaring off for the fifth time in their careers and for the second time in a clay-court final this season when they battle for the Mutua Madrid Open title on Sunday. Nadal is leading the head-to-head series 3-1 (all on clay) after beating Thiem 6-4, 6-1 just two weeks ago. […]