Capitala World Tennis Championship http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31555/all en Tennis: Nadal advances to semis in comeback event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event <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, playing his first event after a seven-month injury layoff, advanced to the semi-finals of the $410,200 Vina del Mar ATP claycourt tournament with a straight-sets triumph on Friday.</p> <p>The 11-time Grand Slam champion from Spain ousted seventh-seeded countryman Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-1, 6-4. </p> <p>Top seed Nadal will face either French third seed Jeremy Chardy or Italian sixth seed Paolo Lorenzi for a spot in the final.</p> <p>Until this week, Nadal had not played since a shock second-round exit from Wimbledon in June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitala World Tennis Championship Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:00:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750654 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Nadal advances to semis in comeback event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event-0 <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, playing his first match after a seven-month injury layoff, advanced to the semi-finals of the $410,200 Vina del Mar ATP claycourt tournament with a straight-sets win Friday.</p> <p>The 11-time Grand Slam champion from Spain ousted seventh-seeded countryman Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-1, 6-4. </p> <p>Top seed Nadal will face either French third seed Jeremy Chardy or sixth seed Paolo Lorenzi of Italy for a spot in the final.</p> <p>Until this week, Nadal had not played since a shock second-round exit from Wimbledon in June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitala World Tennis Championship Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 02:00:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750715 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Nadal advances to semis in comeback event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event-1 <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, playing his first match after a seven-month injury layoff, advanced to the semi-finals of the $410,200 Vina del Mar ATP claycourt tournament with a straight-sets win Friday.</p> <p>The 11-time Grand Slam champion from Spain ousted seventh-seeded countryman Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-1, 6-4. </p> <p>Top seed Nadal will face either French third seed Jeremy Chardy or sixth seed Paolo Lorenzi of Italy for a spot in the final.</p> <p>Until this week, Nadal had not played since a shock second-round exit from Wimbledon in June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitala World Tennis Championship Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 03:45:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750731 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Nadal advances to semis in comeback event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event-2 <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, playing his first match after a seven-month injury layoff, advanced to the semi-finals of the $410,200 Vina del Mar ATP claycourt tournament with a straight-sets win Friday.</p> <p>The 11-time Grand Slam champion from Spain ousted seventh-seeded countryman Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-1, 6-4.</p> <p>Top seed Nadal will face French third seed Jeremy Chardy -- who cruised past sixth seed Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-2, 6-3 -- for a place in the final.</p> <p>Until this week, Nadal had not played since a shock second-round exit from Wimbledon in June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitala World Tennis Championship Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 04:30:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750759 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Nadal advances to semis in comeback event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event <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, playing his first event after a seven-month injury layoff, advanced to the semi-finals of the $410,200 Vina del Mar ATP claycourt tournament with a straight-sets win Friday.</p> <p>The 11-time Grand Slam champion from Spain ousted seventh-seeded countryman Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-1, 6-4.</p> <p>Top seed Nadal will face French third seed Jeremy Chardy -- who cruised past sixth seed Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-2, 6-3 -- for a place in the final.</p> <p>Until this week, Nadal had not played since a shock second-round exit from Wimbledon in June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/tennis-nadal-advances-semis-comeback-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitala World Tennis Championship Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 05:45:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750766 at http://www.globalpost.com Nadal rallies past dangerous Rosol at Wimbledon, avenges '12 loss http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140626/nadal-rallies-past-dangerous-rosol-at-wimbledon-avenges-12-loss <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>London, Jun 26 (EFE).- Spain's Rafael Nadal was in serious danger of falling behind two sets to love in his second-round match at Wimbledon but he rallied for a 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4, 6-4 victory Thursday over Lukas Rosol, avenging his 2012 loss to the Czech at this Grand Slam event.</p> <p>Nadal trailed by a set and a service break on Center Court against the world No. 52, who employed the same go-for-broke style that worked when he stunned the Spaniard in the second round two years ago.</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, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140626/nadal-rallies-past-dangerous-rosol-at-wimbledon-avenges-12-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitala World Tennis Championship Disaster Lukas Rosol Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis Agencia EFE Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:00:03 +0000 Agencia EFE 6188324 at http://www.globalpost.com