Rafael Nadal

Top Men's Player Ousted in Wimbeldon's First Round

In one of Wimbledon's greatest upsets, an ailing Rafael Nadal was knocked out in straight sets Monday by a player ranked 135th - the Spaniard's first loss in the opening round of a Grand Slam event. Steve Darcis of Belgium stunned the two-time champion 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4.Read More »

French Open: Haas Making History, Nadal Celebrates With Victory, Sharapova Advances

HAAS TRIUMPHS Tommy Haas' resurgence at age 35 reached a new peak Monday, when he became the oldest French Open men's quarterfinalist since 1971 by beating Mikhail Youzhny 6-1, 6-1, 6-3.Haas also became the oldest man to reach the quarters at any major event since Andre Agassi at the 2005 U.S. Open. Seeded No.Read More »

Nadal Favored, But Not Seeded First At French Open

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd May SportsFrench OpenRafael NadalTennis
Rafael Nadal's sustained excellence on clay and Serena Williams' current winning streak mean little thought is being given to the sort of surprises the French Open used to produce regularly. Nadal already owns a record seven titles at Roland Garros. Plus, he's been nearly perfect after seven months off the tour because of a left knee injury.Read More »

Nadal Escapes With Madrid Open Victory

By Jim McCoy Fri 10th May SportsMadrid OpenRafael NadalTennis
Rafael Nadal fought back to beat David Ferrer 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-0 in Friday's quarterfinals of the Madrid Open, keeping alive his bid to reach a seventh straight final since returning from injury. In a meeting of Spain's top ranked players, Ferrer's baseline game on the red clay almost proved too much for the fifth-seeded Nadal. But Nadal held on to force a third set and won six stRead More »

Nadal is Back, But Not Quite The Same

By Jim McCoy Mon 11th February SportsRafael NadalTennis
After seven months away treating a left knee injury, Rafael Nadal has left many questions unanswered in his comeback tournament. Nadal lost both the singles and doubles finals in the space of a few hours Sunday at the VTR Open in Chile. Horacio Zeballos beat Nadal in three sets for the first title of his career. Nadal says the loss was a reminder of what he already knew.Read More »

French Open Update

Date of Show: 
Mon 4th June

A busy day at Roland Garros finds a top name going home, and others moving one step closer to the finals. Click "Play" icon to hear more.

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Djokovic, Nadal Criticize Madrid Courts

Date of Show: 
Mon 7th May

They may be rivals on the court, but two of tennis' top names are united in their disdain for the new surface at the home of the Madrid Open. Click "play" icon to hear more.

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Wednesday Action at Tennis' Barcelona Open

By Jim McCoy Wed 25th April SportsBarcelona OpenRafael NadalTennis
Date of Show: 
Wed 25th April

Here's what happened at the Barcelona Open Wednesday. Click link and "play" icon to hear more.

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Nadal Withdraws

By Jim McCoy Fri 30th March SportsAndy MurrayRafael NadalTennis
Date of Show: 
Fri 30th March

Knee problems stop Rafael Nadal's bid at Key Biscayne. Click "play" to hear story.

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