Tag Archives: Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic (AP photo)

Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament.

Nadal wins first match of 2016 at Qatar Open

Rafael Nadal won his first match of the new season 6-7 (5) 6-3, 6-1 against Spanish countryman Pablo Carreno at the Qatar Open on Tuesday.

Nadal backs ‘humble’ Zidane as Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid fan Rafael Nadal on Tuesday backed the controversial appointment of Zinedine Zidane as the Spanish side’s new coach, saying it would be good for the club.

Nadal survives scare in Doha

Former world number one Rafael Nadal survived a first-round scare in the Qatar Open on Tuesday, winning in three sets against fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.