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Nadal Calls for Player Blood Testing, Regular Publishing of Results

Spain's Rafael Nadal called on the International Tennis Federation to conduct anti-doping blood tests and regularly publish the results to ensure the sport is clean. continue reading »

BRAZIL OPEN: Nadal Beats Argentine Nalbandian, Grabs Title

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Argentina's David Nalbandian 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the Brazil Open, notching his first title on the comeback trail from a serious knee injury. continue reading »

Nadal Barely Advances to Brazil Open Semifinals

Spain's Rafael Nadal rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory in Sao Paulo over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq to advance to the semifinals of the Brazil Open. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Sets Sights on Rio 2016

Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 5, said Tuesday that his long-term goal was to play in the tennis tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »

“Delighted” Nadal Happy to Make ATP Return in Viña del Mar, Chile

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who has been out of action for six months due to a knee injury, said he is "delighted" to make his return to the ATP Tour at a Feb. 4-10 clay-court event in the Chilean resort city of Viña del Mar. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Set to Return to Play at Brazilian Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal, who is No. 4 in the ATP rankings, will play next month in the Brazilian Open in Sao Paulo, tournament organizers said Tuesday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who has been sidelined with a knee injury since last summer, will play in the Barcelona Open, which will take place April 20-28, 2013, in the northeastern Spanish city, organizers said Thursday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Missing Paris Masters and World Tour Finals Due to Knee Injury

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal confirmed Thursday that he will not compete in the Paris Masters or the season-ending World Tour Finals in London due to a nagging knee injury. continue reading »

Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, and More Hail Ferrero as Tennis Star Retires

Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Lleyton Hewitt all offered words of praise Wednesday for tennis great Juan Carlos Ferrero, whose singles career came to an end with a loss at the Valencia Open to good friend Nicolas Almagro. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal’s Concern is His Health, Not His Rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal said he is suffering from a knee ailment known as Hoffa's syndrome but that he hopes to make a full recovery and is not worried about a further ranking drop after pulling out of the U.S. Open. continue reading »

Tennis Great Rafael Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open

Tennis great Rafael Nadal issued a statement saying he will miss out on the U.S. Open due to his knee injury. continue reading »

With Nadal Out, Spain Calls on Pau Gasol to Carry Flag at Opening Ceremony

Pau Gasol of the NBA Los Angeles Lakers will substitute tennis player Rafael Nadal as standard-bearer of the Spanish delegation at the inaugural ceremony of the London Olympic Games, the president of Spain's Olympic committee said Friday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Prepares For London Olympic Games

Being selected to carry the Spanish flag at the London Olympic Games "is something very special and unforgettable," tennis star Rafael Nadal said. continue reading »

Olympics: Nadal Will Carry Spain’s Flag at Opening Ceremony

Tennis great Rafael Nadal, current world No. 2 and reigning Olympic men's singles champion, will carry the flag for Spain at the opening ceremony of the London Games on July 27. continue reading »

Spanish Pride: Nadal Wins Record 7th French Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 on Monday in the rain-delayed final of the French Open, clinching a record 7th title at Roland Garros. continue reading »

Rome Masters Will Have 2 Spaniards, Nadal and Ferrer, Go Head-to-Head in Semifinals

Spain's Rafael Nadal battled past Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5 Friday to book his spot in the Rome Masters semifinals, where countryman David Ferrer awaits. continue reading »

New Multi Million Dollar Dominican Republic Mansion for Rafael Nadal

Currently you can find tennis great, Rafael Nadal in the new Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition with model Bar Refaeli, but he is also celebrating his new home in the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Inside Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue: Rafael Nadal Poses with Bar Refaeli

Spanish tennis icon Rafael Nadal appears in the new Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition along with Israeli model Bar Refaeli in an erotically-charged photo shoot. continue reading »

Aussie Open: Spain’s Nadal, Colombia’s Falla Advance, American Mardy Fish Eliminated

Spain's Rafael Nadal continued his steady progression through the Australian Open draw with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory Wednesday over Germany's Tommy Haas in second-round play, continue reading »

Nadal, Ferrer Give Spain Commanding Lead in Davis Cup Final

Spain took a commanding 2-0 lead here Friday over Argentina in the Davis Cup final after Rafael Nadal breezed to an easy victory and David Ferrer rallied to win a five-set marathon in the opening singles matches. continue reading »