Rafael Nadal plays accepting of…, according to top coach

For a young tennis player like Sebastian Korda, who has already established himself, knowing that he possesses the necessary traits to aim high is crucial. The United States hopes that the 22-year-old from Bradenton, Florida, one of the most promising players on the circuit, can revive the Stars and Stripes tennis movement’s reputation. The movement… Continue reading Rafael Nadal plays accepting of…, according to top coach

Toni Nadal claims that Rafael Nadal’s season has left a bad taste.

At the end of the season, Rafael Nadal will take the lead in a Major race for the first time in his career. In 2022, Rafa won two Majors, surpassing Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. Due to injuries, the Spaniard played just 29 matches in 2021 and only twice after the Roland Garros tournament. As… Continue reading Toni Nadal claims that Rafael Nadal’s season has left a bad taste.

Unveiling a critical lesson Roger Federer conveyed to Rafa, Nadal’s early coach

Toni Colom, one of Rafael Nadal‘s early instructors, recently recounted a memory that he thinks helped the Spaniard and Roger Federer quickly form a bond on his blog. “In September 2005, after winning a tournament in Beijing, he was on his way back to the hotel when he got an SMS from Roger congratulating him.… Continue reading Unveiling a critical lesson Roger Federer conveyed to Rafa, Nadal’s early coach

Rafael Nadal remembers a close loss, saying, “I could have defeated Hewitt”

Rafael Nadal successfully completed the 2004 season despite numerous obstacles. The youngster led his nation to victory in the Davis Cup final in Seville by defeating world No. 2 Andy Roddick. Starting the following season from barely outside the top-50, Nadal fell to Ivan Ljubicic in the Doha quarterfinal before quitting the game in Auckland’s… Continue reading Rafael Nadal remembers a close loss, saying, “I could have defeated Hewitt”

Top coach: “Rafael Nadal plays for himself.”

In 2002, when he was 15 years old, Rafael Nadal won his first ATP match in Mallorca, his home country. The young star had high expectations for 2003 after finishing the season just outside the top 200. In the first few months of 2003, the young Spaniard—who had hardly ever participated in junior tournaments—displayed his… Continue reading Top coach: “Rafael Nadal plays for himself.”

Rafael Nadal maintains his prospects of finishing as the No. 1 while remaining at home.

For the first time since May of last year, Rafael Nadal is once again ranked top-2. The Spaniard, who had been leading the ATP Race since the season’s beginning before relinquishing it to Carlos Alcaraz after New York, lost the opportunity to ascend to the ATP throne following the US Open. The 22-time Major champion… Continue reading Rafael Nadal maintains his prospects of finishing as the No. 1 while remaining at home.

When Novak Djokovic was described by Rafael Nadal as a superb all-arounder

The 2009 Monte Carlo Masters final featured Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as the competitors. After a rigorous two hours and forty-three minutes, Nadal prevailed 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 to win his sixth straight title in the Principality. Rafa controlled the scoreboard in sets one and three by saving six out of eleven break chances and… Continue reading When Novak Djokovic was described by Rafael Nadal as a superb all-arounder

On December 1, Rafael Nadal announces an unique encounter.

Despite setbacks and injuries, Rafael Nadal, a 22-time Major champion, has had a fantastic season. Rafa won two Major titles to surpass Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer to take the top spot in the GOAT rankings. The Spaniard is now the third-oldest player in that category and is back inside the top-2 for the first… Continue reading On December 1, Rafael Nadal announces an unique encounter.

“I got bageled and felt less apprehensive after,” Rafael Nadal recalled.

Rafael Nadal was set for an even more powerful drive in the following season after making significant improvement in 2003. At the start of the 2004 season, the 17-year-old made it to the maiden ATP final in Auckland and proceeded to the third round of the Australian Open. In Miami, Rafa defeated the top-ranked Roger… Continue reading “I got bageled and felt less apprehensive after,” Rafael Nadal recalled.

The moment I beat Rafael Nadal in Miami is not one of my favourites, In Andy Roddick’s memory

In 2004 and 2010, Andy Roddick won two Miami Open championships. The American competed in Florida for the first time in 2000 and did so for a total of 13 times. When asked about his most memorable victories in the Miami Open, Andy cited two contests from various eras of his career. The eighth-ranked Roddick… Continue reading The moment I beat Rafael Nadal in Miami is not one of my favourites, In Andy Roddick’s memory