Rafael Nadal

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Australian Open: Osaka out after thriller, Barty cruises and Nadal wins – as it happened
Defending women’s champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out by Amanda Anisimova while Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev cruised through

Luke McLaughlin and (briefly) John Ashdown

21, Jan, 2022 @3:49 PM

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Rafael Nadal revels in Australian Open return to sweep past Yannick Hanfmann
Rafael Nadal has overcome injury and Covid to make a strong start at the year’s first grand slam

Tumaini Carayol at Melbourne Park

19, Jan, 2022 @9:12 AM

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‘If you are vaccinated you can play’: Rafael Nadal short on sympathy for Djokovic
Rafael Nadal said Novak Djokovic is free to make his choice over vaccination but that he knew the rules months ago

Tumaini Carayol in Melbourne

06, Jan, 2022 @9:10 PM

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Rafael Nadal a doubt for Australian Open after testing positive for Covid-19
Rafael Nadal has tested positive for Covid-19 in a development that could throw his Australian Open participation further into doubt

PA Media

20, Dec, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Wimbledon blow as Osaka and Nadal pull out and ticketing snags hit fans
The women’s world No 2 and men’s No 3 have withdrawn from Wimbledon, while frustrated fans have been unable to complete ticket purchases online

Sean Ingle

17, Jun, 2021 @8:42 PM

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Novak Djokovic reaches French Open final with epic win over Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic sealed an incredible 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-2 win against the 13-times champion to book a place in the final against Stefanos Tsitsipas

Tumaini Carayol

11, Jun, 2021 @10:21 PM

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Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in French Open 2021 semi-final – as it happened
Game-by-game report: Novak Djokovic inflicted just the third loss of Rafael Nadal’s career at the French Open

Tom Lutz

11, Jun, 2021 @9:38 PM

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Djokovic needs passion with precision to navigate Nadal’s French Open grip
World No 1 was muted as he tanked the 2020 final but must not go overboard with emotion or he risks drowning in the frustrations the King of Clay will throw his way

Tumaini Carayol

10, Jun, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Rafael Nadal survives Schwartzman fight to make French Open last four
Rafael Nadal is through to the French Open semi-finals after defeating a spirited Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Tumaini Carayol

09, Jun, 2021 @6:16 PM

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Battling Norrie unable to derail the Nadal French Open juggernaut
Cameron Norrie’s French Open run came to an end as he lost in straight sets to Rafael Nadal, on a day when Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer also reached round four

Tumaini Carayol

05, Jun, 2021 @6:25 PM

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French Open 2021: Nadal beats Norrie, Krejcikova shocks Svitolina – as it happened
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased to straight-sets wins while Barbora Krejcikova shocked fifth seed Elina Svitolina and Iga Swiatek marched on

Luke McLaughlin

05, Jun, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Rafael Nadal wins in straight sets as he launches French Open defence
Rafael Nadal, in search of his 14th Paris crown, beat Australia’s Alex Popyrin 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (3) while Ashleigh Barty, the women’s No 1, won in three sets

Tumaini Carayol

01, Jun, 2021 @7:43 PM

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