Things To Watch As U.S. Open Gets UnderwayAll eyes will be on a very important pair of left wrists during Day 1 of the U.S. Open. Novak Djokovic uses his secondary arm for a two-handed backhand. Rafael Nadal is a lefty who relies on that wing for his heavy topspin forehand.
Nadal Upset By Dustin Brown In Second Round At WimbledonTwo-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life.
Defending Champ Djokovic Receives Favorable Draw At WimbledonDefending champion Novak Djokovic was handed a favorable draw for Wimbledon on Friday as the other three members of tennis' ``Big Four'' were all placed on the opposite side.
2-Time Champ Rafael Nadal Seeded No. 10 For WimbledonTwo-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal has been seeded No. 10 for the grass-court Grand Slam, meaning he could face one of the top contenders as early as the fourth round.
Djokovic Beats 9-Time French Open Champ Nadal In QuartersIt is only the second defeat for Nadal in 72 career matches at Roland Garros. The other came in the fourth round in 2009 against Robin Soderling.
Nadal Could Face Djokovic In French Open QuarterfinalsRafael Nadal could face top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarterfinals, the toughest draw the nine-time champion has faced since becoming the ``King of Clay.''
Nadal Loses In Quarterfinals At Australian OpenRafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open, beaten 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5) in the quarterfinals by seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych on Tuesday.
Nadal, Sharapova Escape 2nd-Round Matches At Australian OpenRafael Nadal persevered through stomach cramps to fend off American qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-2, 3-6, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 7-5 in a second-round match Wednesday at the Australian Open.
Reigning Champ Nadal Withdraws From US OpenRafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men's champion in the last 45 years to sit out the tournament.
Nadal Tops Djokovic For U.S. Open TitleWith the 55th and last swing on the longest of many long points in the U.S. Open final, Rafael Nadal pushed a backhand into the net to get broken by Novak Djokovic.
Nadal Extends French Open ReignRafael Nadal captured an unprecedented eighth French Open title on Sunday with a straight-set win over fellow Spaniard David Ferrer.
Nadal Outlasts Djokovic In Epic French Open SemifinalRafael Nadal won an epic semifinal against Novak Djokovic at the French Open to remain the King of Clay _ for another couple of days, at least.