Rafael Nadal

Six years ago, Murray became the first British player to win at home at Wimbledon after defeating Novak Djokovic in the 2012 US Open final, since Fred Perry in 1936.

Madrid: With 8,760 points, Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the No.1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals’ (ATP) men’s world singles rankings released on Monday, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic jumped three spots to third after he captured his third US Open title and 14th overall grand slam with a 6-3, 7-6 …

London: Spain tennis great Rafael Nadal defeated Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to to book a place in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon for the first time since 2011 when he went on to the final. The two-time Wimbledon champion was untouchable on serve against Vesely in the first two sets and conceded …

London: Tennis player Rafael Nadal was presented the ATP World Number 1 award on court at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena here. The 31-year-old Spaniard, who replaced Andy Murray of Britain at Number 1 on August 21, has guaranteed the year-end Number 1 ranking for a fourth time following 2008, 2010 and …

Beijing: Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal on Sunday got the better of Australian Nick Kyrgios and beat him 6-2, 6-1 to clinch the China Open title for the second time in his career. Nadal, world No.1, saved all four break points he faced and broke Kyrgios’s serve several times to win the match after one …

The final was a lopsided one where Nadal was never really tested by his opponent. He converted four of his nine breaking points while Anderson never had breaking chances. Anderson powered 10 aces compared to one from Nadal, but he made

New York: Spanish star Rafael Nadal qualified for the men’s singles final at the US Open tennis tournament, beating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in a hard fought battle here. The current World No.1 had to fight hard before winning 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 in a semi-final match that lasted for two hours and 31 …