Djokovic–Nadal rivalry http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29315/all en Tennis: Nadal braced for struggle on return to action http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-nadal-braced-struggle-return-action <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rafael Nadal admits that he could find things tough on his return to competitive tennis next week after seven months on the sidelines.</p> <p>The Spaniard arrived in Santiago on Friday amid great expectation and was received by Chilean president Sebastian Pinera at his residence, La Moneda Palace.</p> <p>Nadal, an 11-time Grand Slam winner, is preparing to take part in the ATP event in Vina del Mar, 120 kilometres to the west, next week.</p> <p>He will team up with Juan Monaco in the doubles on Tuesday, before his singles return on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-nadal-braced-struggle-return-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Djokovic–Nadal rivalry Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:45:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743333 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Nadal advances after Mayer withdrawal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/tennis-nadal-fourth-round-after-mayer-withdrawl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Back injury ends Mayer's run at Indian Wells</p> <p>* Nadal into fourth round after playing just one match (Updates details of quake in paras 12-13)</p> <p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>INDIAN WELLS, California, March 11 (Reuters) - Twice champion Rafa Nadal was gifted a place in the last 16 of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday when Argentina's Leonardo Mayer withdrew before their third-round match with a back injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/tennis-nadal-fourth-round-after-mayer-withdrawl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP World Tour Masters Djokovic–Nadal rivalry Ernests Gulbis Leonardo Mayer Rafael Nadal Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:30:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5780087 at http://www.globalpost.com Nadal prepares for Davis Cup contest against Ukraine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130911/nadal-prepares-davis-cup-contest-against-ukraine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Madrid, Sep 11 (EFE).- Rafael Nadal, fresh off winning his second U.S. Open title, was back on court here Wednesday evening in preparation for Spain's Davis Cup tie this weekend against Ukraine.</p> <p>The world No. 2 landed in Madrid at around 7:00 a.m. and went directly to a hotel, where he had breakfast and then received treatment for three hours from Spanish Tennis Federation physiotherapist Julian Casanova.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130911/nadal-prepares-davis-cup-contest-against-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Djokovic–Nadal rivalry Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis Agencia EFE Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:32:01 +0000 Agencia EFE 5931439 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Defending champ Djokovic into Open third round http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140115/tennis-defending-champ-djokovic-open-third-round <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Leonardo Mayer in straight sets to advance to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.</p> <p>Second seed Djokovic was on court for one hour 47 minutes in dishing out the 6-0, 6-4, 6-4 win.</p> <p>rsm/th</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Djokovic–Nadal rivalry Novak Djokovic Tennis AFP Wed, 15 Jan 2014 06:07:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6043420 at http://www.globalpost.com Holder Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140818/holder-nadal-out-us-open-wrist-injury <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem, the world number two said on Monday.</p> <p>The 28-year-old Spaniard sustained the injury in practice last month and has been training with a cast on his right wrist, forcing him to miss the Rogers Cup in Toronto and last week's Cincinnati Open.</p> <p>"I am very sorry to announce I won't be able to play at this year's U.S. Open," Nadal said on his Twitter feed and on Facebook.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140818/holder-nadal-out-us-open-wrist-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Djokovic–Nadal rivalry Rafael Nadal Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6234524 at http://www.globalpost.com