Category Archives: Rafael Nadal

Rafa Nadal King of Clay Prince of Hard

Nadal US Open 2017

TweetRafa Nadal, a tennis player pigeon holed early on in his career as a clay courter has become joint second on the leader board of the world’s most prestigious hard court Major, the US Open. Rafa Nadal has now won 4 US Open titles- in 2010, 2013, 2017, and 2019. He sits alongside John McEnroe […]

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Fedal part 39 to take place at Roland Garros 2019


TweetRoger Federer has had many a fine run at Roland Garros and one truly great one, that 2009 title win. Those fine runs- to the semis in 2005 and 2012, and the finals in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011, have all, bar one (2012, lost to Djokovic), ended at the hands of Rafa Nadal. That pattern is likely […]

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Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, and the Race for the Real Number One

Federer Nadal

TweetRafa Nadal’s Beijing win and run to the Shanghai final looks, on paper, like it might have helped seal him the year end No.1 ranking- the Spaniard has 10,465 points to second ranked Roger Federer’s 8,505- but, those numbers might not add up, to some, to equal who was the best player in 2017, the […]

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Rafa Nadal US Open Trophy Win In the Tennis World All Grand Slams Are Equal

Nadal US Open 2017

TweetRafa Nadal was one of the favorites going into this season’s US Open, but his journey to his 16th slam was expected to be a tough fought one versus an old rival and some players threatening to become new ones. Instead the Spaniard was presented with a very different path to navigate, a path less […]

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Rafa Nadal Montreal Preview 3 Wins From Best ATP View Hard Work Can Earn You

Nadal Montreal

TweetRafa Nadal is three matches away from holding the No.1 ranking for the first time since July 6 2014. The Tennis Review previews Nadal’s potential last steps back up to the best ATP Tour view hard work can earn you.  For a man who has won 46 matches this season, and won a minimum three […]

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Roland Garros 2017 Rafa Nadal Achieves La Decima in Suitably Dominant Style

La Decima Nadal

TweetRafa Nadal achieved the greatest ever feat in men’s tennis Grand Slam history when he won his tenth title at Roland Garros and the champion marked that milestone in fitting style with one of the most dominant runs to the trophy ever made at the tournament. La Decima at a slam looked like it might […]

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Roland Garros Final Preview Rafa Nadal Versus Stan Wawrinka

Roland Garros 2017 Final

TweetThe 2017 Roland Garros final features Rafa Nadal seeking a historic La Decima and Stan Wawrinka aiming to make it four for four in Grand Slam finals. The Tennis Review looks ahead to the best possible final the French Open could have asked for. Facing a favorite in the final of a grand slam has […]

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Roland Garros Semi Final Preview Rafa Nadal Versus Dominic Thiem

Roland Garros Thiem Nadal

TweetRafa Nadal (4) versus Dominic Thiem (6) in the Roland Garros semis might be a little too early in the 2017 Roland Garros tale for some, but the stage might just be the right one to deliver the match clay court tennis fans deserve. Tennis fans do not always get what they deserve at the […]

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Roland Garros 2017 Rafa Nadal Looks Ready to Bite A 10th French Open Trophy

Rafa Nadal

TweetRafa Nadal has already achieved two La Decimas this season, but in Nadal’s world, there are La Decimas and then there are La Decimas, and for Nadal, the most important one is coming up at Roland Garros. The Tennis Review looks at the case for and against Nadal achieving what would be one of the, if […]

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Madrid Open Review How Did Four Tennis Stories Play Out?

Nadal Thiem

TweetThe Madrid Open gave tennis fans four stories to follow this season featuring Rafa Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray– here is how those stories played out. Nadal the heavy favorite in the event he is least likely to win If you are going to beat Rafa Nadal on Clay, Madrid is the […]

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