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Nadal out of season-opening Abu Dhabi event

Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from next week’s season-opening exhibition event in Abu Dhabi due to ongoing fitness problems, the world number one has said. The 16-time grand slam champion, who won the French and U.S. Opens earlier this year,…

Spaniards Nadal, Muguruza named ITF world champions

LONDON: Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza were named as the International Tennis Federation (ITF) world champions on Friday - the first time in 19 years the awards have gone to players from the same country. Nadal, who claimed…

Nadal overpowers Daniel at US Open

NEW YORK: World number one Rafa Nadal came from behind to dispatch underdog Taro Daniel of Japan 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-2 in front of a sold-out crowd at the US Open on Thursday. Despite playing a marathon five-setter the day before, 121st ranked…

Federer escapes in five-set US Open thriller

NEW YORK: Roger Federer survived a five-set battle to defeat American teenager Frances Tiafoe and reach the US Open second round on Tuesday, keeping his bid for a record sixth New York title alive. The 36-year-old Swiss, chasing his…

Nadal must beware Luxembourg lefty Muller

LONDON: Rafael Nadal needs no reminder of the dangers posed by left-handers from Luxembourg -- after all his first taste of defeat on Wimbledon's lawns was against one such player. Twelve years on and that same man, Gilles Muller, could…