Anyone playing in the ATP Masters Series Tennis tournament in Monte Carlo not named Rafael Nadal should be scared. The Spaniard is a legend on Monaco's famed clay courts, sweeping the competition last year, and even rival Roger Federer admits he's an "overwhelming favorite for this tournament."Unfortunately for Rafa's fans, he didn't play on Tuesday. His first match will come Wednesday, and those fans have every reason to believe the tournament is his to win. Nadal dominated the clay court...Read Full Story
Nobody ever said it was easy being one of the best tennis players in the world. Just ask Rafael Nadal, who was wrapping up a win over Frenchman Gael Monfils when a male fan broke past security and planted a big smack on the cheek of the shirtless Spainard. Nadal seemed to take it all in stride once the initial surprise had worn off, even trying to hug the man back as secruity hauled him off to jail. Speaking at the post-game interview, Nadal shrugged and said, "For me it wasn't a problem...Read Full Story
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot against Andy Murray of Great Britain during their semifinal match on Day 14 of the 2008 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2008 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images North America) What is it about sweaty tennis stars that screams 'Fragrance!?' Perhaps it's that sweet smell of success. It seems yet another tennis pro has been tapped as the...Read Full Story
Rafael Nadal has made it to the semi-finals at Wimbledon. He won in straight sets against seventh seed Tomas Berdych.Rafael Nadal won 7-6 6-4 6-2 to move into the last four.He will face the winner of the quarter-final tie between Novak Djokovic and Marcos Baghdatis.Read Full Story
Rafael Nadal (born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player. Nadal has won six Grand Slam singles titles, and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. Find articles, videos, and pictures of Rafael Nadal here.