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Rafael Nadal: The crowd-puller who didn't pull the ball girl to safety

If you're a Rafael Nadal, then you'll be guaranteed a sold-out crowd.



Playing in front of his homecrowd in his opening match in Madrid, Nadal had quite a number…
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Added by HCFoo on May 14, 2009 at 7:48pm — 1 Comment

Federer to Play 3rd Fiddle...Maybe

Roger Federer.

The ex-King of the tennis world.

The former invincible one.

The man with shots that never existed before.



Roger Federer, (on the brink of being) the #3 player in the world.



Wow.



That just sounds wrong, doesn't it?

But here we have it...Roger doesn't make the finals this week and Andy Murray takes over the #2 spot in the ATP rankings. Andy Murray will instantly hold a better position… Continue

Added by Mark Oskar on May 13, 2009 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Rafael Nadal's interview for Euronews



Rafael Nadal talked with euronews about the best season of his career. A season that will be capped off with a lucrative Shanghai Masters tournament and a Davis Cup final showdown in November against Argentina.



euronews: To start with euronews would like to congratulate you on winning the Prince of Asturias Award for… Continue

Added by Svetlana on October 25, 2008 at 5:11am — 1 Comment

Rafael Nadal wins Prince of Asturias Award for Sports



Rafael Nadal received the 2008 Prince of Asturias Award for Sports from Spain's Crown Prince Felipe during a ceremony at Campoamor theatre in Oviedo, northern Spain, October 24, 2008.





Here are the photos of the Rafa reciving award!



(more photos after "Read More Here!")…



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Added by Svetlana on October 25, 2008 at 5:10am — No Comments

Rafa played Pro AM golf tournament

Rafa Nadal and the golfer Sergio Garcia played golf in the Club de Campo del Mediterráneo de Borriol, prior to the Castelló Master Series Costa de Azahar, a competition that is part of the PGA Tour that starts next Thursday.



Sergio Garcia affirmed that already he is accustomed to play with Rafa Nadal, as much to tennis as to golf today. "We already know how Rafa plays tennis, but he's also good at golf" , Garci'a explained.



Garcia… Continue

Added by Svetlana on October 22, 2008 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Zinedine Zidane attended Nadal - Lopez match in Madrid



Former France football player Zinedine Zidane, popularly nicknamed Zizou and his son Luca attended the quarterfinal match between Rafael Nadal and compatriot Feliciano Lopez at the Madrid Masters Series tennis tournament in Madrid yesterday.…



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Added by Svetlana on October 22, 2008 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Rafael Nadal Receives ATP No. 1 Ranking Trophy



Rafael Nadal received the ATP No. 1 ranking trophy in front of a sell-out crowd, at the Mutua Madrilena Masters Madrid, the Spaniard's first ATP tour event as World No. 1.





A four-time… Continue

Added by Svetlana on October 13, 2008 at 8:33am — No Comments

Rafa relaxes and strips in Mallorca



Rafael Nadal was spotted relaxing in the Mallorca sun with his friends (BTW where is Xisca???).…



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Added by Svetlana on September 27, 2008 at 4:03am — No Comments

Rafa's embarrassing accident at awards ceremony

Rafa Nadal was on the verge of losing his pants during the awards ceremony which Mallorcan Government made as a tribute to the Balearic Islands' Olympic medal winners!



The world number one was honored along with other athletes for winning medals in Beijing, when he broke with protocol to note that his trousers had been cracked.



When he climb to the stage… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 13, 2008 at 6:34am — 1 Comment

Rafael Nadal - US Open 25. August Interview

Q. I guess there was a little bit of a scare out there today in round 1. I guess all the talk about facing Federer, you have to worry about the Mardy Fishes and the Robby Ginepris of the world before you worry about a championship?

RAFAEL NADAL: I never talk about playing… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Arthur Ashe Kids Day Photos

2008 Arthur Ashe Kids Day
2008 Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens
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Added by Svetlana on August 24, 2008 at 8:16am — 1 Comment

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer attended "Grapple in the Apple"



Nike presented yesterday its "Grapple in the Apple" campaign behind next week's U.S. Open with a boxing-match-style media event featuring Mr. King and the sport's No. 1- and No. 2-ranked players, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.



The two have met in the finals of the last two Grand Slam events, the most recent of which was an epic five-set,… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 24, 2008 at 8:05am — No Comments

Rafael Nadal in "New York" magazine





Rafael Nadal is featured in a new issue of the "New York" magazine, in the article "The Beefcake in the Backcourt" for this week's Fall Fashion 2008… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 19, 2008 at 12:59am — No Comments

Olympic tennis medalists photos

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis
Olympics Day 9 - Tennis
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Added by Svetlana on August 17, 2008 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Golden Rafa!



Rafael Nadal has won a gold medal in Olympic tennis by beating Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the final of men's singles!…



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Added by Svetlana on August 17, 2008 at 4:51pm — 1 Comment

Olympic Tennis Interesting Photos

Thanks to the photographers of Reuters, Getty, AP, AFP and other agencies we can enjoy in photos from Beijing. I chose some of the most interesting photos where players were caught in emotional moments. You will see some happy faces, mad, disappointed, you will see sadness, worrying, frustrates, celebrating and lot more.



Enjoy....



For the beginning just some while playing...or maybe dancing, or flying?!?…



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Added by Svetlana on August 14, 2008 at 5:18am — No Comments

Olympic Tennis Day 4 Photos - 13. August

Olympics Day 5 - Tennis
Olympics Day 5 - Tennis
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Added by Svetlana on August 14, 2008 at 5:16am — No Comments

Olympic Tennis Day 2 Photos

Olympics Day 3 - Tennis
Olympics Day 3 - Tennis
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Added by Svetlana on August 13, 2008 at 7:09am — No Comments

Rafael Nadal and Nicolas Almagro attend Spain - Greece basketball game



Rafael Nadal and Nicolas Almagro were spotted cheering and having some good time at the men's preliminary basketball match between Spain and Greece at the Olympic Basketball Gymnasium in Beijing on August 10, 2008. Rafa was also seen talking with Spain's Prince Felipe. Here are the photos, enjoy!…



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Added by Svetlana on August 10, 2008 at 8:44am — 2 Comments

Photos of the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games



Here are the photos of Fernando Gonzalez and Roger Federer carrying flags of their countries, Rafa and David Ferrer having some great fun with other Spanish Olympians, Murray brothers, and Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic with Serbian Olympic team during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium, August 8, 2008.…



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Added by Svetlana on August 10, 2008 at 8:38am — 3 Comments

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