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Rafael Nadal: Spanish tennis player
Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).


Serena Williams says she "cannot wait" to return to the U.S. Open [Video]

Serena Williams says she "cannot wait" to return to the U.S. Open

Serena Williams confirms she will play the 2020 U.S. Open without fans in attendance

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'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice [Video]

'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic are among the tennis players who joined the #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd.

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Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend [Video]

Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend

The French Open should have started this weekend - instead Roland Garros remains closed to the public, with hopes the tournament will still take place later in 2020.

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Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled [Video]

Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled

Becker also believes the current coronavirus crisis presents the sport with a unique opportunity to restructure, drop tournaments and bring the men's and women's game closer together.

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Bob Baffert-trained Charlatan to miss Belmont and Kentucky Derby with injury

Charlatan joins Nadal as Baffert trainees now off the Kentucky Derby trail amid a delayed Triple Crown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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WTA executive says men's and women's merger 'makes all the sense in the world'

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have pushed to unite men's and women's tours. Now, WTA chief executive Steve Simon has also endorsed it.
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Dominic Thiem upsets world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in Australian Open quarterfinals

Dominic Thiem upset world No. 1 and top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Wednesday in five sets.
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Federer, Nadal and Serena to play in exhibition to raise funds for bushfire relief

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are among a number of players who will feature in an exhibition match ahead of this month's Australian Open to raise funds for bushfire relief efforts,..
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Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev to win US Open, 19th Grand Slam in epic five-setter

The Spaniard won the first two sets, but had to come back in the fifth set against the Russian to move within one of Roger Federer's Slam record.
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Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev at U.S. Open final

The tense final lasted nearly five hours in New York
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Roger Federer eliminates rival Rafael Nadal in semis to reach Wimbledon final

In their 40th meeting, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal added another chapter to their storybook rivalry as Federer advances to Wimbledon final.
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Federer defeats Nadal in four sets at Wimbledon

Federer will go on to face the top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the final
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Tropical Storm Barry, Wimbledon semifinals, R. Kelly case: 5 things to know Friday

Barry threatens repeat of 2016 flooding, Pence visits Border Patrol facility, Nadal and Federer go toe-to-toe in Wimbledon and more things to start your Friday.
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Federer, Nadal renew rivalry at Wimbledon, decade after classic match

The two rivals, arguably the greatest players of their generation, have faced off a total of 39 times on the ATP tour
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Nick Kyrgios says he deliberately tried to hit Rafael Nadal with ball at Wimbledon, won't apologize

Nick Kyrgios admitted to attempting to hit Rafael Nadal with a ball during their Wimbledon match and said he won't be saying sorry to him.
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Rafael Nadal wins 12th French Open title, beating Australian Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday for his record-extending 12th French Open championship. It raises Nadal's Grand Slam..
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Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th career Grand Slam

The victory raises Nadal's Grand Slam title count to 18, within two of Roger Federer's record for a man
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Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title

Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.
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Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final

Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.
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Federer on facing Nadal

Federer on facing Nadal
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