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Murray and Nadal advance in Beijing

Andy Murray, on the hunt for his first China Open title, got off to a flyer against Italy's Andreas Seppi in Beijing.

Andy Murray, on the hunt for his first China Open title, got off to a flyer against Italy's Andreas Seppi in Beijing.

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Farah and Rose named in latest Fancy Bears leak

Olympic champions Mo Farah and Justin Rose were among athletes targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the World Anti-Doping Agency says were shared by the Fancy B

Olympic champions Mo Farah and Justin Rose were among athletes targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the World Anti-Doping Agency says were shared by the Fancy B

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Rafael Nadal will compete at Rio Olympics

Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will represent Spain at the Olympics in Rio, despite injury concerns, a significant boost for tennis at the Games with several other high-profile players missing.

Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will represent Spain at the Olympics in Rio, despite injury concerns, a significant boost for tennis at the Games with several other high-profile players missing.

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Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from Wimbledon in order to recover from a left wrist injury in time to feature at the Rio Olympics.

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from Wimbledon in order to recover from a left wrist injury in time to feature at the Rio Olympics.

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Nine-time champion Nadal withdraws from French Open

Rafa Nadal’s hopes of a record-extending tenth French Open title will have to wait another year after the Spaniard withdrew from Roland Garros with a wrist injury on…

Rafa Nadal’s hopes of a record-extending tenth French Open title will have to wait another year after the Spaniard withdrew from Roland Garros with a wrist injury on…

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Nadal marches on in Barcelona shadowed by Nishikori

Rafa Nadal has moved into the semi-final of the Barcelona Open as he looks to win his 9th title in the Catalan capital.

Rafa Nadal has moved into the semi-final of the Barcelona Open as he looks to win his 9th title in the Catalan capital.

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Tennis: Verdasco knocks Nadal out of Australian Open

Fernando Verdasco sent shockwaves through the Australian Open on Tuesday by defeating Rafa Nadal 7-6(6) 4-6 3-6 7-6(4) 6-2 to send the former world

Fernando Verdasco sent shockwaves through the Australian Open on Tuesday by defeating Rafa Nadal 7-6(6) 4-6 3-6 7-6(4) 6-2 to send the former world

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Tennis: Djokovic and Nadal give racquets to Thai PM

Tennis players Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have given racquets to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during a meeting at the Government House

Tennis players Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have given racquets to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during a meeting at the Government House

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Tennis stars exchange the court for Manhattan streets

Tennis stars from past and present have come together on a make-shift court in New York just days ahead of the start of the US Open next week. The

Tennis stars from past and present have come together on a make-shift court in New York just days ahead of the start of the US Open next week. The

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Roland-Garros: Djokovic sets up semi-final clash with Murray

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic produced a stunning performance to outclass Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals at Roland Garros on Wednesday. The World number

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic produced a stunning performance to outclass Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals at Roland Garros on Wednesday. The World number

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French Open: Sharapova out, Djokovic and Nadal to clash in quarters

Defending champion maria Sharapova was knocked out of the French Open Fourth round on Monday following a surprise 7-6, 6-4, defeat by Czech 13th seed

Defending champion maria Sharapova was knocked out of the French Open Fourth round on Monday following a surprise 7-6, 6-4, defeat by Czech 13th seed

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French Open 2015: Nadal handed tough draw

Spain’s Rafael Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the French Open after Friday’s draw handed him the toughest

Spain’s Rafael Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the French Open after Friday’s draw handed him the toughest

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Nadal returns to training after appendix operation

Former World number one Rafa Nadal has returned to training in a bid to be fit in time for the Australian Open that begins in January. The Spaniard

Former World number one Rafa Nadal has returned to training in a bid to be fit in time for the Australian Open that begins in January. The Spaniard

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Federer to replace Nadal in new tennis league

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League that begins in late November. The Spaniard said he needs to use

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League that begins in late November. The Spaniard said he needs to use

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Nadal out of U.S. Open

Spain’s Rafael Nadal announced on Monday he will not defend his U.S. Open title this month after failing to recover fully from a wrist injury. The

Spain’s Rafael Nadal announced on Monday he will not defend his U.S. Open title this month after failing to recover fully from a wrist injury. The

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Injury forces Nadal to withdraw from Toronto and Cincinnati

Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from two US Open warm-up events because of a wrist injury. The Spaniard sustained the injury during

Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from two US Open warm-up events because of a wrist injury. The Spaniard sustained the injury during

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Nadal claims his ninth French Open title

Spain’s Rafael Nadal outclassed rival Novak Djokovic in four sets to claim the French Open in Paris on Sunday. In a rematch of their 2012 title

Spain’s Rafael Nadal outclassed rival Novak Djokovic in four sets to claim the French Open in Paris on Sunday. In a rematch of their 2012 title

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Wawrinka beats Nadal to win Australian Open title

Stanislas Wawrinka held firm in a match of high drama to defeat an injured Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-3 and win the Australian Open on Sunday. The

Stanislas Wawrinka held firm in a match of high drama to defeat an injured Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-3 and win the Australian Open on Sunday. The

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Rafael Nadal knocked out

Belgium’s Steve Darcis produced a superb display to stun World No. 5 Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday. The

Belgium’s Steve Darcis produced a superb display to stun World No. 5 Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday. The

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Nadal slips down rankings despite stunning season

The weird world of tennis rankings was once again highlighted this week when, despite winning a record breaking eighth French Open crown, Rafael

The weird world of tennis rankings was once again highlighted this week when, despite winning a record breaking eighth French Open crown, Rafael

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Nadal makes history with French Open win

Rafael Nadal became the first player to win eight titles at a single grand slam tournament on Sunday when he thrashed fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in

Rafael Nadal became the first player to win eight titles at a single grand slam tournament on Sunday when he thrashed fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in

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Nadal and Ferrer set up all-Spanish French Open final

Spain’s Rafael Nadal stunned world number one Novak Djokovic in five sets in Paris on Friday to reach the final of the French Open. In a rematch

Spain’s Rafael Nadal stunned world number one Novak Djokovic in five sets in Paris on Friday to reach the final of the French Open. In a rematch

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Happy birthday…Nadal!

All Rafael Nadal wanted for his 27th birthday at the French Open on Monday was his forehand back and he got his wish as the Spaniard’s most feared

All Rafael Nadal wanted for his 27th birthday at the French Open on Monday was his forehand back and he got his wish as the Spaniard’s most feared

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Nadal survives opening round scare

Rafael Nadal survived a huge first round scare as he began his title defence at the French Open on Monday. The Spaniard was made to work hard by

Rafael Nadal survived a huge first round scare as he began his title defence at the French Open on Monday. The Spaniard was made to work hard by

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Top seeds ready for French Open

Defending champions Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal were joined by Serena Williams and Roger Federer for a promotional event in Paris on Friday –

Defending champions Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal were joined by Serena Williams and Roger Federer for a promotional event in Paris on Friday –

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Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer to Win Italian Open

In the 30th meeting between the two tennis greats, Nadal controlled the final from start to finish to win 6-1, 6-3 Sunday for his seventh Italian

In the 30th meeting between the two tennis greats, Nadal controlled the final from start to finish to win 6-1, 6-3 Sunday for his seventh Italian

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Rafa Nadal: the comeback kid

Rafael Nadal is regarded as one of the best tennis players of all time. At the age of 26, Nadal has won eleven Grand Slam singles titles

Rafael Nadal is regarded as one of the best tennis players of all time. At the age of 26, Nadal has won eleven Grand Slam singles titles

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Nadal out of Australian Open

World number four Rafael Nadal will not participate at next month’s Australian Open after being forced to withdraw due to a stomach virus. The 2009

World number four Rafael Nadal will not participate at next month’s Australian Open after being forced to withdraw due to a stomach virus. The 2009

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Nadal back on court

Former world number one Rafael Nadal returned to the training courts on Tuesday for the first time since a knee injury forced the Spaniard to

Former world number one Rafael Nadal returned to the training courts on Tuesday for the first time since a knee injury forced the Spaniard to