Australian Open & Rafael Nadal
The Australian Open is a major tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January in Melbourne, Australia. Rafael Rafa Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player and a former World No./5
Australian Open Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Stanislas Wawrinka Grand Slam Andy Murray Tomas Berdych Novak Djokovic Bernard Tomic Stan Wawrinka Grigor Dimitrov Rod Laver Arena Maria Sharapova Milos Raonic Pete Sampras Melbourne Park Tim Smyczek Kei Nishikori
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A re-run of this year's Australian Open Final. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face each other in Indian Wells…
Australian Open runners-up, Rafael Nadal, has withdrawn from next week's Rotterdam Open after being advised by...
Rough day for Rotterdam - both Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal have pulled out. Both feeling effects of the Australian O…
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Rafael Nadal pulls out of ABN Amro tennis tournament after being Australian Open Finalist
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Andy Murray, reach third round of Australian Open
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🎾 Yesterday was the Australian Open Final in Melbourne. Did you watch it? 🎾
TENNIS: Roger Federer beat his arch nemesis Rafael Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Rafael Nadal revival is a sight to lift the soul as he sets up Australian Open Final with Roger Federer.
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This going to be GOOD! 🎾⚡️ “Rafael Nadal is in the Australian Open Final”.
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The 2017 Australian Open Finals are the same as they were at Wimbledon 2008!. Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal. Serena Williams…
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Luis Enrique: "Final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open? I like Nadal's attitude, especially when he loses."
A resurgent Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic to reach his first Grand Slam semi in three years at the Australian Open on Wednesday, as Serena…
CORRECTION: Rafael Nadal will be playing Grigor Dimitrov in the Australian Open semifinal. Thanks Jeff M.!
Rafael Nadal was in superb form as he reached the Australian Open semi-finals earlier today
Rafael Nadal revival rolls on with win over Milos Raonic at Australian Open
Rafael Nadal beats Milos Raonic to make Australian Open semi-finals
Milos Raonic knocked out of Australian Open by Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal sets semi-final with Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open with a 6-4, 7-6(7), 6-4 win over Milos Raonic.
Rafael Nadal avoids Australian Open upset after being taken all the way by Alexander Zverev in comeback victory
Rafael Nadal overcame Alexander Zverev in a gripping contest to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open. More…
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Rafael Nadal: "It’s not easy to come back that quick..." . Read: . 📲 by via
Rafael Nadal says he would have retired by now if he thought he could no longer challenge the best players:
Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal bristle with intent before Australian Open
Rafael Nadal knocked out in the first round of Australian Open...
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PHOTOS: Rod Laver and Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open 2016 Launch in Shanghai.
As a Spaniard I have to fact check you on Rafael Nadal: he does have a career Grand Slam, he won Australian Open in 2009.
Maria Sharapova will face Eugenie Bouchard, and Rafael Nadal makes the Australian Open quarter-finals - plus round-up.
Maria Sharapova | Rafael Nadal has joined Roger Federer on the sidelines at the Australian Open, taking their combi…
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"Rafael Nadal defeated by Tomas Berdych in Australian Open quarterfinals " What a boring headline. :)
Rafael Nadal hit a great winner against Tomas Berdych in their quarterfinal at the 2015 Australian Open. Video: Australian Open TV
Breaking News: Rafael Nadal is eliminated from the Australian Open. Thousands of women stop watching the tennis.
Rafael Nadal speaks to the press following his loss to Tomas Berdych in the Quarter Finals at Australian Open. Video: Australian Open TV
No one beats Tomas Berdych 18 times in a row, as Rafael Nadal found out in an emphatic way at the Australian Open.
What does Rafael Nadal's blowout loss at Australian Open mean for 2015?
MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: Tomas Berdych raised the stakes for Andy Murray's much anticipated Australian Open match against Nick Kyrgios with a win over Rafael Nadal.
Rafael Nadal is already out of the Australian Open! :o
Rafael Nadal's Australian Open drubbing no disaster, admits uncle Toni to - International | Sport360
Ballboy’s precision cracks up Rafael Nadal at Australian Open
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• Murray’s former back-up man now coaching semi-final opponent • Scot one win away from a fourth Australian Open Final • Murray defeats Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in straight sets • Berdych does the same to Rafael Nadal in first win over Spaniard Andy Murray is one win away from reaching his fourth…
Rafael Nadal stunned by Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open:
Tomas Berdych finally put an end to his losing streak against Rafael Nadal as the Czech served up a straight-set thrashing in the Australian Open quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal did not look for excuses after a limp Australian Open exit to Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals.
Australian Open: Tomas Berdych destroys Rafael Nadal in straight sets to move into semi-finals: Rafael Nadal i...
Rafael Nadal out of Australian Open as Tomas Berdych finally beats Spaniard
18th time's the charm. Tomas Berdych had lost previous 17 matches vs Rafael Nadal before win in Australian Open.
World number three Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open after losing in three comprehensive sets to Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych.
Tomas Berdych showed Rafael Nadal the door Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, beating him in s...
Tomas Berdych has handed Rafael Nadal one of the heaviest defeats of his Grand Slam career to send the 14-times major winner crashing out of the Australian Open.
World No 3 suffers heaviest defeat at a major for more than five years as Czech collects first win over Spaniard since 2006 to reach semi-finals Click to read this from Source. Summary is taken from post originally published on: Rafael Nadal thrashed by Tomas Berdych at Australian Open
Australian Open 2015: Tomas Berdych v Rafael Nadal: The first men's semi-final spot is up for grabs as third s...
Ball boy fixes Rafael Nadal's water bottle after it falls oven in the wind at the 2015 Australian Open.
Meanwhile, while blizzarding is happening here. Rafael Nadal is about to fall in straight sets at the Australian Open. Wow.
AFP Rafael Nadal looked back to his best after recent problems as exciting Australian youngster Nick Kyrgios won a memorable five-setter to reach the quarter-finals at the Australian Open on Sunday. Spain’s world number three Nadal mastered big-serving South African Kevin Anderson 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena to set up a last eight showdown with Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych.
ESPN Video: Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic and Grigor Dimitrov talk about how they keep their motivation levels high as they head into the fourth round at the Australian Open.
FOR more than four hours, American qualifier Tim Smyczek fought desperately for every point against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open, chasing down everything the 14-time Grand Slam champion threw at him.
Rafael Nadal congratulates Tim Smyczek on his great sportsmanship in their round two match at the 2015 Australian Open.
Rafa barely makes it through last night. Read all about it. 'Australian Open: Rafael Nadal Survives' via
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No. 3 Rafael Nadal battles back to beat American Tim Smyczek in five set thriller at the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal was the beneficiary of some wonderful sportsmanship in his match against Tim Smyczek at the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal battled through a gruelling five-set clash with Tim Smyczek to progress into the third round of the 2015 Australian Open ...
Rafael Nadal survives a big scare as he wins grueling five-setter against American Tim Smyczek at the Australian Open
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning match point in his second round match against Tim Smyczek of the United States during day three of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 21, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.
Rafael Nadal battled past qualifier Tim Smyczek in five sets to reach the Australian Open third round. Rafa fought back to win 6-2 3-6 6-7 (2-7) 6-3 7-5 and avoid his earliest ever defeat in Melbourne.
Follow live game-by-game commentary of the Australian Open second-round match between Rafael Nadal and Tim Smyczek at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, on Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015
Rafael Nadal & Maria Sharapova had struggled win for advances to Round 3rd in Australian Open. Both matches were fantastic.
Rafael Nadal returns to Grand Slam action with victory at the Australian Open. Full story:
Roger Federer is ready to beat all comers - even Rafael Nadal - at Australian Open
At the season's first major, Rafael Nadal began with a bang at the Australian Open but Ana Ivanovic wasn't as lucky.
World No. 3 Rafael Nadal made a good start to his Australian Open campaign with a straight-sets win over Mikhail Youzhny in Melbourne. Rafa won 6-3 , 6-2, 6-2 on the Rod Laver Arena. More to follo...
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Big weapons Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray effectively impacted their route into the Australian Open second round Monday yet the Grand Slam long for Ana Ivanovic was broken. Third seed Nadal and...
Back in the Loop Down Under I missed Rafa and I'm glad he's back Rafael Nadal got back to winning ways with a comfortable 6-3 6-2 6-2 triumph over Russian Mikhail Youzhny. Nadal, 28 lost on his comeback from a wrist injury and appendicitis against Germany's Michael Berrer at the Qatar Open earlier this month, but he looked much more like his old self here. Nadal, seeded third Down Under, needed just one hour and 49 minutes to dispatch world number 49 Nadal, who had played only eight matches since Wimbledon last year, started off somewhat tentatively, but soon broke Youzhny to go 3-2 up with a fine forehand winner and never looked back from there. The Spaniard began to find his groove on serve in the second set, with Youzhny having no answer to the power and variety of the third seed. Earlier this week, Nadal wrote off his chances of winning a second Australian Open in Melbourne this year, but if he can get through the first week of competition he might have to revise his prediction. A deft half-volley at ...
Returning Nadal regains some confidence at Australian Open: MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? If Rafael Nadal needed any reminding of how l...
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STUART FRASER IN MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal put his recent woes behind him as he eased to victory in his first-round match against Mikhail Youzhny at the Australian Open on Monday.
It goes without saying that the deeper Rafael Nadal goes at the Australian Open, the more confident he’s going to get.
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2015 Australia Open | Day 1 - UPDATE! Ana Ivanovic is OUT of the Australian Open on Day 1, after being eliminated by Lucie Hradecka in 3 sets. Elsewhere, James Duckworth and Marinko Matosevic are through, so to Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray... Currently, Bernard Tomic is in action on Hisense Arena, against Tobias Kamke from Germany... Tomic won the first 7-5, lost the second 7-6, but currently leads the third 4-1. Commentating the action for you are Jim Courier and Bruce Mcavaney!
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Doha: Rafael Nadal feels more confident about the Australian Open after winning the doubles title at the Qatar Open, but he cautioned that defeat in the year s first Grand Slam will not define his season.
Andy Murray revealed he is still battling with a shoulder injury after a day of mixed success in the Hopman Cup on Wednesday.The two-time grand-slam champion was troubled by pain in his left shoulder during his Mubadala World Tennis Championship semi-final victory over Rafael Nadal last week. That has not stopped Murray from competing in the Hopman Cup in Perth, where he beat France's Benoit Paire on Monday before combining with Heather Watson to get the better of Paire and Alize Cornet in the doubles. Murray saw off Jerzy Janowicz in his latest singles match on Wednesday, but was defeated by Poland duo Janowicz and Agnieszka Radwanska playing alongside Watson later in the day. The Scot is playing in Perth as part of his build-up to this month's Australian Open, which begins on January 19, but he said after Wednesday's action that he is still in some pain. "It's still a little bit sore. I woke up and it had moved up a little bit towards my neck, but this heat helps warm everything up and loosen everything ...
It's Trophy time already !!! Walk over triumph in Abu Dhabi.Taylor over-powered in battle royal at the Palace.as one oche shuts another opens .FA Cup frights and jitters...birthday boy saves Man City blushes, QPR carved up by The Blades, Spartans scare The Blues but Cup-holders edge through. The new sporting year is just days old but already there have been trophy triumphs. And "The Saltire" is flying high as Scots have taken the first two up for grabs, the first in a walk-over, the other after a titanic battle. Andy Murray won his first title of 2015 after his opponent Novak Djokovic withdrew from the Mubadala World Tennis Championship final in Abu Dhabi. Pity, as Murray was looking in good form after sweeping aside Rafael Nadal in the semi. Next stop for Murray is Australia as he continues his build up to the Australian Open which starts on 19th January in Melbourne. It was a tungsten thriller at The Ally Pally as 16-time World Champion Phil "The Power" Taylor squared up to "The Flying Scotsman" from .. ...
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Kei Nishikori will play Marin Cilic for this year's US open men's singles title. It has been 38 majors and nearly a decade since a Grand Slam final failed to include at least one of the Big Four -- Djokovic, Federer, Rafael Nadal, or Andy Murray. That last occurred when Marat Safin beat Lleyton Hewitt at the 2005 Australian Open
source link bubblews : Roger Federer qualified fourth seed to the semi-finals of the Wimbledon . Federer won on Wednesday to compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka 3-6 V, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 6-4. It is the fifth time that Thirty-oiled where Federer, record holder in the number of big titles (17 titles), to the semi-finals in major tournaments. And enhanced opportunities Federer (32 years) more and more to make a new record in the event of his coronation for the eighth time at Wimbledon, especially after the departure of Rafael Nadal's first globally and Andy Murray third and defending champion, Stanislas Wawrinka and Australian Open champion. And Federer, who lost the first set in the tournament, winning the second and seventy on Wimbledon and confirmed superiority over many stars on grass, winning the fourteenth vs. Wawrinka defeats. He said after the win, "playing on the main stadium here in London is fantastic, and I highly appreciate the support given by since my debut in 1998." He added: "Stanislas played well in ...
Nick Kyrgios, the teen Wimbledon quarter-finalist who beat Rafael Nadal?: Australia's Nick Kyrgios, who defeated French Open champion Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon fourth round 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals. GROWING UP * He was born on April 27, 1995 in Canberra, Australia. * He is the son of a Greek father, Giorgos, and a Malaysian mother, Norlaila. * A promising basketball player growing up, he choose to focus solely on tennis when he was 14-years-old. TENNIS CAREER * He won the Australian Open boys' singles title in 2013. * He is an accomplished doubles player and won back-to-back Wimbledon boys' doubles in 2012 and 2013, as well as the 2012 Roland Garros doubles title. * He turned professional in 2013. * Currently, he's the highest-ranked teenager on the men's professional circuit at 144th. * He is coached by Tennis Australian national coach Simon Rea. WIMBLEDON DEBUT * A wildcard entry in this year's Wimbledon, he is the youngest player in the men's singles draw. * He i ...
Full name is Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios...Started playing tennis aged six...Father, George, is Greek-Australian; mother, Norlaila, is Malaysian; brother, Christos, is a lawyer, and sister, Halimah, is an actress...As a junior ranked World No. 1 and won the 2013 Australian Open (d. Kokkinakis); also won Roland Garros and Wimbledon junior doubles title (w/A. Harris)...Favourite surface are hard and grass courts...Likes watching basketball and listening to music...Listens to a variety of music but specifically likes Lil Wayne and Rihanna. When watching TV or movies, likes comedy and watches TV show Family Guy...Idols growing up were Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, LeBron James and Michael Jordan...Has trained at the Australian Institute of Sport since 2012...Coached by Simon Rea...
Gentleman's Wimbledon 2014 singles and doubles seeds as well as seeding formula used by Wimbledon. Djokovic Named Top Seed For Wimbledon, Defending Champion Murray Third Seed Wimbledon, England by ATP Staff Novak Djokovic , the 2011 titlist, has been named top seed for The Championships on Wednesday. Rafael Nadal , who clinched his 14th Grand Slam championship at Roland Garros two weeks ago and is currently No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, is No. 2 seed. Nadal's seeding was influenced by his first-round loss to Steve Darcis at Wimbledon last year and his opening-round exit to Dustin Brown at the Gerry Weber Open last week. Defending champion Andy Murray is third seed, while fourth seed Roger Federer is aiming to capture his eighth Wimbledon title. Stan Wawrinka, this year's Australian Open champion, has been named the No. 5 seed. It means that Wawrinka could meet Djokovic, Nadal or Murray in the quarter-finals. The singles draw ceremony takes place on Friday. The singles seeds reflect the Top 32 in the ...
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Stan crushed; Rafa, Novak untroubled 26 May 2014 Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka came back to earth with a thump on the sodden clay at the French Open when he was beaten by Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round on Monday to become the tournament's first big casualty. The Swiss third seed threw away a 3-1 lead in the first set and even though he pulled level by winning the second set he capitulated to a 6-4 5-7 6-2 6-0 defeat against a man who has never gone past the third round at Roland Garros. Dealing with expectation has never been a problem for Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal and they both raced into the second round on a damp day in the French capital. Second seed Djokovic played the funny man as he slithered to a 6-1 6-2 6-4 win over Portugal's Joao Sousa while defending champion Nadal slipped into his customary role of cold-blooded assassin against Robbie Ginepri. Djokovic had criticised the surface on the Philippe Chatrier show court for being too damp after several days of ...
World number one Rafael Nadal faces Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open Final after beating Roger Federer in straight sets.
Roland Garros FULL DRAW ANALYSIS, PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS! POSSIBLE OPPONENTS: Rafael Nadal: 1R - Robby Ginepri 2R - Paul-Henri Mathieu/Dominic Thiem 3R - Vasek Pospisil 4R - Nicolas Almagro/Tommy Haas QF - Grigor Dimitrov/David Ferrer SF - Stanislas Wawrinka/Andy Murray F - Novak Djokovic/Roger Federer VERDICT - Hard draw. Conditions at RG seem to be damp, which means a big hitter might be able to trouble Rafa early in the tournament (like last year, Brands and Klizan). He doesn't have any big hitters in the early rounds except for Pospisil, so a comfortable first three rounds look likely. However, he might face the two men who heralded his fall during this claycourt season, back-to-back, Almagro and Ferrer. Neither Almagro nor Ferrer have done anything against him at RG, though (Rafa has beaten Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 and Almagro 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 in 2012 and 2008 respectively). If he finds his form and gets through that he will have a potential rematch against his Australian Open conqueror, Wawrinka. Rafa own ...
EMIRATES ATP RANKINGS 2014 Federer Back Up To No. 4 Roger Federer is back up to No. 4 in the Emirates ATP Rankings this week after reaching the quarter-finals of the Sony Open Tennis in Miami (l. to Nishikori). The Swiss, who had fallen to No. 8 after the Australian Open – his lowest position for nearly 12 years - leads the ATP World Tour with a 22-4 match record this season and now trails third-placed countryman Stanislas Wawrinka by just 515 points. 1. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 13730 2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11810 3. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 5740 4. Roger Federer (SUI) 5225 5. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 4720 6. David Ferrer (ESP) 4640 7. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 4260 8. Andy Murray (GBR) 3975 9. John Isner (USA) 2715 10. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2710
Djokovic closes in on Nadal Berlin - Novak Djokovic closed in on top-ranked Rafael Nadal in the latest men's tennis rankings issued on Monday by the ATP, thanks to beating the Spaniard for the Miami Masters title. Djokovic halved a deficit of almost 4 000 points four weeks ago with his second career Indian Wells/Miami title double, and on 11 810 points is now less than 2 000 points behind Nadal, who has 13 730. The Serb Djokovic beat Nadal in straight sets Sunday for his fourth Miami trophy. He won in Indian Wells a fortnight ago. Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland is third and Canada's Milos Raonic returned into the top 10, up from 12 to 10, thanks to a place in the Miami quarter-finals. ATP Top 10: 1. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 13 730 points 2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 11 810 3. Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, 5 740 4. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 5 225 5. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, 4 720 6. David Ferrer, Spain, 4 640 7. Juan Martin Del Potro, Argentina, 4 260 8. Andy Murray, Britai ...
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_ February 25, 2014 Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 25, 2014 Major Events _ 1. Who has been named the Guyana’s 2013 Sportsman of year? # Darren Sammy # Shivnarine Chanderpaul # Marlon Samuels # Chris Gayle Answer_ Shivnarine Chanderpaul: Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been named Guyana’s 2013 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year by a National Sports Commission panel. 2. Who among the following player won the Rio Open 2014? # Alexandr Dolgopolov # Stanislas Wawrinka # David Ferrer # Rafael Nadal Answer_ Rafael Nadal: World No.1 Rafael Nadal has shrugged off the injury concerns that wrecked his Australian Open bid as he dismantled Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3 7-6 to win the Rio Open. 3. Which Bank won the first prize for implementation of Official Language Policy of Government of India for 2013 year? # Punjab National Bank # Central Bank of India # ICICI Bank # Bank of Baroda Answer_ Central Bank of India: Central Bank of India has be ...
Photos of Rafael Nadal through the years, 2007 through the start of 2014. Australian Open, Indian Wells, and Wimbledon are courtesy of Richard Hess. Miami, Cincinnati, and U.S. Open are courtesy of...
World No.1 Rafael Nadal is recuperating really well from the back injury he suffered during his Australian Open Final loss to Stanislas Wawrinka and is expected to make his return to action as per his earlier schedule in Buenos Aires for the Copa Claro tournament.
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Highlights from the Australian Open Final game between Rafael Nadal and Stanislas Wawrinka, which ended with...
Highlights of Stanislas Wawrinka's victory over Rafael Nadal in the men's final match of the 2014 Australian Open.
Having only made it as far as the quarterfinals in any Australian Open tournament, Stanislas Wawrinka was due for a victory. He defeated Rafael Nadal, winnin...
Rafael Nadal may have lost his bid to achieve a historic fourteenth Grand Slam title with his loss at the Australian Open, but his ranking as the reigning World No. 1 is safe. The rankings have bee...
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka claimed his first Grand Slam title in the recently-concluded Australian Open, beating heavyweights like Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
"Stanislas Wawrinka beats an ailing Rafael Nadal to claim Australian Open title
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Rafael Nadal arrives at Barcelona airport after Australian Open Final loss
The 2014 Australian Open is over, leaving some of us in shock at Stanislas Wawrinka's victory over the injury-stricken Rafael Nadal and chuckling along with Li Na's fantastic victory speech.
In what proved to be a freakish Australian Open, we saw the gang of four (read Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray) being busted by a guy whom the Swiss press later hailed as Stantastic Wawrinka for his impossible exploit inside the Rod Laver Arena as he became the new Austra...
Melbourne — Stanislas Wawrinka insisted he is a deserving winner of the Australian Open after upsetting injury-hit world No. 1 Rafael Nadal to gatecrash the established order of men’s tennis. The S...
Andy Murray drops to 6th in the latest ATP world rankings, while Stan Wawrinka is up to 3rd behind Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic. In the WTA rankings, Serena Williams stays ahead of Victoria Azarenka & Li Na moves up to third after her Australian Open win We want your rankings. Who do you think are the top 10 players ATP & WTA players, and in what order?
Stan Wawrinka beats hobbled Rafael Nadal to win first Grand Slam title at Australian Open: MELBOURNE, Australi...
In the 35 Grand Slams that preceded this Australian Open, Juan Martin Del Potro was the only man able to prevent the name of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray or Novak Djokovic being inscribed on the trophy.
Does Stanislas Wawrinka's win over an injured Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open Final really count? WE KNOW it's an awkward question. But since Rafa Nadal could barely move during the Aus Open final, it's definitely a fair one
SPORTS QUESTION: Following last night's Australian Open Final with Rafael Nadal ... Is it a paying sports fans’ right to boo?
The Daily SpinFederer serves notice as highest-paid tennis star Saturday, January 25, 2014/byJonathan ScottTags:Roger FedererPrintAP Photo Don't cry for him, Australia. Roger Federer has roughly 71.5 million reasons not to be upset about his loss in the Australian Open semifinals to Rafael Nadal, hi...
Congratulations to Stan Wawrinka, who beat Rafael Nadal in the 2014 Australian Open, making it his first Grand Slam win of his career and moving him into the number 3 spot in the tennis world, overtaking is fellow Swiss, Roger Federer. Well done, Stan the man!
We look back at the Australian Open now, hearing from Stan Wawrinka, Rafael Nadal, Lucas Sithole & Raven Klaasen.
Stanislas Wawrinka beats top-ranked Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open. Congrats,
What a night in sport! The Aussies have pulled off a thrilling win against England in the fifth ODI in Adelaide, And underdog Stanislas Wawrinka is the new Australian Open champion after defeating a wounded Rafael Nadal in four sets,
Stanislas Wawrinka took the first two sets 6-3, 6-2 before Rafael Nadal pulled a set back in the Australian Open Final.
Rafael Nadal enters the final as the overwhelming favourite to equal Sampras’ mark of 14 Grand Slam titles – he has yet to drop a set against Wawrinka in a 12-0 head-to head record. This could be Wawrinka’s year though – he’s already shrugged off a 13 match losing streak against Djokovic, and is in the form of his life! Don’t miss the final of the Australian Open, LIVE at 2 PM on Star Sports 4, Star Sports HD 2, and www.starsports.com!
Morning : The : • Nation celebrates 65th Republic Day today;Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is chief guest. • Addressing the nation on eve of Republic Day President Pranab Mukherjee describes corruption as cancer which weakens democracy. • Noted Scientist Dr.Mashelkar and Yoga Guru Iyengar to get Padma Vibhushan; Actor Kamal Hassan ,Tennis player Leander Paes among 24 people to get Padma Bhushan ; Cricketer Yuvraj singh and Cine star Vidya Balan among 101 people to get Padamshree. • Fog and cold wave affect normal life in North India. • In Egypt 29 people killed during demonstrations on third anniversary of uprising. • Churchill Brothers bag Federation Cup football title for the first time. • Rafael Nadal to clash with Stanislas Wawrinka in Men's Singles final of Australian Open today.
This Sunday will almost surely put Rafael Nadal's mark of Slam Championships at 14, tying the immortal Pete Sampras and putting him a mere three titles from catching Roger Federer for the all time lead, and this is something most people are choosing not to discuss openly in public, most likely due to the fact that Federer is still playing competitively. With respects to Roy Emerson, Rod Laver, Björn Borg, and Jimmy Conners, most experts would rank these three, in some order, as tennis's all-time great players. However, a further review would put the order in a rather surprising fashion. First, a look at Slam wins. Federer has won the Australian Open four times, Roland Garros once, Wimbledon seven times, and the US Open five times, for a total of 17 Slam victories. Sampras has won the Australian twice, never the French, seven Wimbledons, and five US Opens, for a total of 14. Assuming Nadal wins on Sunday as the heavy favorite against even a confident Wawrinka, he would be the holder of two Australian Open ...
Tomas Berdych was eradicated in the semifinals of the Australian Open by Stanislas Wawrinka. Whereas Wawrinka will go on to face Rafael Nadal in the ultimate, Berdych will have to … Continue reading
Fourteen-time Grand Slam winner Pete Sampras says he has "never seen anything like" Rafael Nadal after watching the Spaniard play live for the first time in his Australian Open semi-final win over Roger Federer.
Rafael Nadal will face Stanislas Wawrinka in Sunday’s Australian Open Final after the world No 1 destroyed Roger Federer in straights sets.He took two hours and 23 minutes to win 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3; his 23rd victory over the Swiss in 33 matches, moving him to within a win of drawing alongside Pete S...
He's never beaten Rafael Nadal, but Stan Wawrinka says confidence won't be an issue in their Australian Open Final.
Rafael Nadal extended his mastery over long-time rival Roger Federer as he stormed into an Australian Open Final against Stanislas Wawrinka in straight sets on Friday.
Their rivalry is into its 11th year but this was a reminder that Rafael Nadal well and truly has Roger Federer’s number. The former world No 1’s resurgence at the Australian Open, where he has relished his return to fitness and been inspired by the addition of Stefan Edberg to his coaching team, had...
Australian Open: Roger Federer hits out at Rafael Nadal's grunting and slow ...
Rafael Nadal has advanced into his third Australian Open decider, playing his best tennis of the tournament to send Roger Federer packing in three sets in Friday’s semifinal. - 2014 Australian Open Tennis Championships
Roger Federer still relishes Rafael Nadal rivalry after Australian Open drubbing:
Australian Open - Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer on his terms
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer speak to the press after their bout in the Australian Open semi-final
Congratulations Rafael Nadal on Australian Open. He just beated Roger Federer as watched on the T.V. They really put the tennis like their career. Playing aggressive and difficult situation.
In today's pictures, a firefighter breathes steam in New Jersey, Rafael Nadal defeats Roger Federer at the Australian Open, a bomb explodes in Cairo, and much more. Photo: Getty Images
Australian Open: Roger Federer still can't figure out Rafael Nadal
By Avantika:- Roger Federer succumbed to yet another defeat at the hands of Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open semifinal today. Federer...
Roger Federer has railed against Rafael Nadal's loud grunting and slow play after he tumbled out of the Australian Open.
TGIF! Happy Friday everyone. The BrainTease question today is - Who do you think will win the Australian Open men's final? Will it be local boy Stanislaw Wawrinka or Rafael Nadal? Tell us who you think it will be and 1 lucky listener will receive a double pass to see Russell Brand!
Blistering Nadal bursts Federer's bubble as Spaniard plays through the pain to reach Aussie Open final. Rafael Nadal put himself in sight of making yet more history as a brutally effective performance abruptly halted Roger Federer's revival at the Australian Open. The 27-year-old Spaniard is one victory away from becoming the first player in the modern era to win each Grand Slam twice after beating the great Swiss 7-6, 6-3, 6-4 in their semi-final. Watched by two all-time greats, Rod Laver and Pete Sampras, he knocked over another by registering his fifth consecutive win over Federer. Not even the continuing problems with blisters on the palm of his left hand could divert him from his task, and they are unlikely to stop him winning Sunday's final against the tournament's surprise package Stanislas Wawrinka, over who he has a 12-0 career record. A win would put him level with Sampras on 14 Grand Slam titles. A year ago Nadal was still waiting to make his comeback from long-term knee problems, yet here is, ...
The epic semifinal is upon us as two of the sport's greatest -- Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer -- take court in the Australian Open. The match can...
In as anticipated a semifinal as you'll find in the game of tennis, Rafael Nadal absolutely dominated Roger Federer on Friday at the Australian Open to advance to his third Australian Open Final. Nadal beat the four-time champion of this … Continue reading →
Rafael Nadal saw off Roger Federer in three hard-fought sets to book his place in the Australian Open Final
Rafael Nadal is really is back ! Better than ever before his injury break! And he's through to the Australian Open Final and if he wins the final he'll be the1st man in Open Era to win each Grand Slams twice! But boy oh boy I hope Stan Wawrinka / Stanimal will give a lot of fight and hey he could win his 1st Grand Slam! Cuz the last few years I've been enjoying the 5 to 4 setters Australian Open men Final ! 😊! Vamos Rafa! Allez Stan! Great play by Roger Federer!
UN World Food Program estimates South Sudan looters have stolen food to feed 220,000 people for 1 month - Roger Federer faces off against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open - Getty Images via embassy in Cairo condemns 'in the strongest possible terms the heinous terrorist attacks this morning in Cairo' - statement via marks the Mac's 30th anniversary with video celebrating '30 years of innovation' - Constitutional Court rules unanimously that the Election Commission has the authority to postpone general election scheduled for Feb. 2 - nuclear chief Yukiya Amano says there is 'still a long way to go' to achieve a comprehensive solution to the Iranian nuclear dispute - talks underway between striking South African platinum miners and firms, reports - note: There have been separate explosions of varying intensities reported in different locations in Cairo today. Death and injury tolls are fluctuating, so expect more concrete updates on overall impact later today - Aaron Video: Crowds chanting for the execut ...
WORLD no. 1 Rafael Nadal holds a commanding 22-10 head-to-head lead over fellow Australian Open semi-finalist Roger Federer in what is widely regarded as the greatest tennis rivalry of all time.
Flipping the script Written By Alix Ramsay Friday, 24 January, 2014 Is it me, or have we been here before? Roger Federer against Rafael Nadal at the business end of a Grand Slam tournament? It may be the semifinals of the Australian Open and the tension may be mounting, but watching those two at work is a bit like settling into a comfy, old armchair – there is nothing quite like it. This will be the 33rd meeting for the pair, with Rafa leading the rivalry by a staggering 22-10. No matter that the Fed has more major titles than any other player in history – in his pomp, he was vacuuming them up like it was going out of fashion – he still has not beaten Raf on a Grand Slam stage since the 2007 Wimbledon final. Since then, Manacor’s favourite son has walloped Fed in four more Grand Slam finals and one semifinal. He is quite good at Grand Slams, is Raf. In this new world of celebrity coaches and high-profile advisors, good old Raf likes to keep it simple. Between them, Messrs Edberg, Becker and Lendl ...
Dear fellow Roger Federer Fans, How did we end up here? The semi-finals of the Australian Open. A few weeks ago we lost to Lleyton Hewitt and on Friday we play Rafael Nadal for a place in a Grand Slam final? Somebody pinch me.
Watch highlights of the quarter final match in which Roger Federer beats Andy Murray in four sets to set-up an Australian Open semi-final showdown with Rafael Nadal
John Mcenroe was not among the tennis fans watching the Australian Open live at 3:30 am on the east coast as Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray to advance into a semifinal match-up with rival Rafael Nadal. “Getting up at seven and getting the kids up and ready for school - it’s been a little bit rou...
Bernard Tomic had to retire from his first-round match against Rafael Nadal last week at the Australian Open and said after he'd be out for 12 weeks
Roger Federer has set up a 33rd instalment of his great rivalry with Rafael Nadal with a drama-charged Australian Open quarter-final triumph over Andy Murray.
Rafa's road meets rising star Wednesday, 22 January, 2014 By Alexandra Willis Share this Rafael Nadal has rather a lot on his plate at the moment. Blisters on his racket hand, broken shoelaces, time violations, learning new words. And the pressure of expectation. If Nadal wins this title, his second Australian Open, not only will he equal Pete Sampras’s total haul of 14 Grand Slam singles titles - which not so long ago was deemed to be an unpassable benchmark - he will also become the first player to complete the career Grand Slam, twice over. But what drives Nadal forwards each day is not records or requirements. It is his extraordinary motivation to be the best he can be. That if he just fights harder, he will come out on top. “When I am not playing that well, I run and I fight for every point as I did today,” Nadal remarked after his hair-splitting three-set win over Kei Nishikori. “I go on court trying to play my best every day, trying to play aggressive. Some days you play better, some days y ...
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Rafael Nadal has resisted a serious challenge from Grigor Dimitrov to soldier his way into the Australian Open semi-finals.
Rafael Nadal talked about his enormous hand blister the other day.
Champion run comes to an end •Djokovic was bidding to follow Roy Emerson in winning four or more titles in a row at the Australian Open •He was also seeking to win his fifth Australian Open (only Emerson has five or more) •His last defeat was in the 2013 US Open final against Rafael Nadal •He had won his last 13 matches against top-10 opposition •The Serb had not dropped a set in reaching the last eight •Djokovic was seeking to reach his 15th consecutive Grand Slam semi-final •Wawrinka's last win over Djokovic was back in 2006
DEFENDING CHAMP AZARENKA OUSTED Defending women's champion Victoria Azarenka has been eliminated from the Australian Open, losing 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 to Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarter-finals. In the day's other quarter-final, Dominika Cibulkova beat Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0. On the men's side, Rafael Nadal is currently playing Grigor Dimitrov, with Dimitrov winning the first set 6-3. Roger Federer faces Andy Murray in the day's other quarter-final.
Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Australian Open in another seismic shock Monday as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka saw off challenges to keep their title bids intact.
Are you flying in for the Australian Open? Catch Rafael Nadal and Kei Nishikori tonight at Rod Laver Arena!
Rafael Nadal made it abundantly clear how much he missed the last Australian Open with the manner of his …
MELBOURNE - Rafael Nadal put on an awesome performance to reach the Australian Open last 16 on Saturday and Roger...
Australian Open: Rafael Nadal mauls Gael Monfils to storm into fourth round via
Rafael Nadal demolished talented Gael Monfils 6-1. 6-2. 6-3. to qualify for the last 16 of the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal advances to 4th round of Australian Open - The Seattle Times
Tennis: Rafael Nadal and Sloane Stephens Advance to 3rd Round of Australian Open -- Full Day 4 Results in Team Stream (via...
CLINICAL straight-sets victories ordinarily benefit only one player. But the second-round Australian Open clash between Rafael Nadal and Thanasi Kokkinakis was a notable exception.
Spectators jeered Bernard Tomic after he quit his much-anticipated first-round Australian Open clash with Rafael Nadal with a groin injury
Morning news headlines for Wednesday, January 15: Hundreds of fires are burning across South Australia, fuelled by temperatures in the mid to high forties. A woman suffered serious burns and lost her home in a bushfire in the state's Murraylands region - Tomic says he did not want to risk further injury when he retired hurt from his first-round Australian Open clash against Rafael Nadal, prompting boos from the crowd - - Two British tourists were injured when an angry elephant flipped their car in South Africa - headlines from 7News Adelaide: weather forecast:
Bernard Tomic suffered an early exit from the Australian Open after retiring from his first round match with Rafael Nadal due to injury. Nadal will meet Aussie teen Thanasi Kokkinakis in the next round.
Bernard Tomic’s Australian Open campaign has ended prematurely after just one set with Rafael Nadal. An apologetic Tomic says a groin injury forced his early retirement. Lleyton Hewitt also lost a grueling five set match against Italian Andreas Seppi. What are your thoughts on Tomic's early exit? Who will you be watching now that both Tomic and Hewitt have departed the tournament?
Rafael Nadal offered words of support to Bernard Tomic after the Australian retired from their Australian Open first-round clash.
Tennis | 2014 Australian Open | Day 2 | Night Session It’s been a very hot and extraordinary day at Melbourne Park. Retirements, five-set epics, questions raised over playing in the heat, and the bad news there is, that the next 3 days are expected to be the same! Roger Federer was too good against James Duckworth, winning 4, 4 and 2. From there, it only got worse for the Australians, Lleyton went down swinging in five, after being two sets down, and Bernard Tomic only lasted a set against Rafael Nadal. For those not up-to-speed, Tomic was injured in the opening games, and limped his way through the first set, which Rafa won 6 games to 4, before Bernard retired due to that injury just before we got underway in the 2nd Set.. Maria Sharapova made light work of Bethanie Mattek-Sands from the USA. The world number 3 advanced 6-3, 6-4. Gilles Simon won an epic out on Court 7. He was pushed to five by German Daniel Brands, and it went well into overtime, with Simon eventually winning 16-14 in that fifth and d ...
Rafael Nadal joins Roger Federer in 2nd round at Australian Open
Rafael Nadal took his first round over Aussie Bernard Tomic 6-4 (ret'd) to reach the second round at the Australian Open. His next round opponent is another Aussie, Thanasi Kokkinakis, who defeated...
Bernard Tomic has quit the Australian Open after losing the first set against Rafael Nadal.
Rafael Nadal through after Bernard Tomic suffers groin injury at Australian Open
Leyton Hewitt is out, can Bernard Tomic cause the upset and knock Rafael Nadal out of the Australian Open? LIVE SCORES:
One of the biggest bets of this month is Australian Open 2014 outright where I found huge value on this odds in favor of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic. I really think that in this moment nobody can take the idea out of Djokovic winning Australian Open fith time in his carreer. If he does so, he will be the first ever professional player to take five titles in Australian tournamet. Djokovic, who took titles in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013 is equal with Roger Federrer (2004, 2006, 2007 and 2010) and legendary Andre Agasi (1995, 2000, 2001 and 2003) will sure be motivated to play another one of his greatest tournaments in Australia on where he enjoys playing favorite hard surface and yet i believe he will be the first professional player to make this record of five titles at Australian Open since Roy Emerson made six titles but in non profesional era (1961, 1963, '64, '65, '66 and '67). Rafael Nadal, who is the only player capable of destroying Djokovic's game is far away from his best form and has alrea ...
Keep out of the heat tonight and come watch Rafael Nadal vs Bernard Tomic in the Australian Open live on our screens at 7pm!
2014 Australian Open on ESPN - "Let's Begin". Nole talks at 0:45. Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova . are in the video too.
Rafael Nadal was absolutely furious at the new courts installed at the Australian Open in Melbourne - and that was just on day one. Continue reading →
Lleyton Hewitt has urged Bernard Tomic to play through the pain barrier if he is to pull off a monumental upset over Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.
The Emirates ATP rankings have been updated. As the Australian Open begins, there are no changes to Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic's points as they begin their quest for the title. Rafa still has a...
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