Novak Djokovic becomes first player to win 23 Grand Slam titles, beats Casper Ruud 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 7-5 to win French Open; receives adorable note from Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic has become the first player to win 23 Grand Slam titles after he defeated Casper Ruud in straight sets 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 7-5 to win the French Open singles trophy. King of Clay, Rafael Nadal, wrote an adorable note congratulating the Serbian for his record-breaking feat. With today’s win, Djokovic has also regained … Read more

“Habits never retire”: After Rafael Nadal, Sachin Tendulkar writes moving note after Roger Federer announces retirement

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has written a moving note for Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer after the latter announced his retirement from the professional sport on Thursday. Tendulkar’s note came after Rafael Nadal penned a heartfelt note for his ‘friend and rival.’ Tendulkar took to Instagram to write, “What a career, @rogerfederer. We fell … Read more

“Wish this day would have never come”: What Rafael Nadal said on retirement announcement by Roger Federer

22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has said that he wished ‘this day would have never come’ on the retirement announcement by his ‘friend and rival’ Roger Federer. Reacting to Federer’s decision to retire from professional tennis after this month’s Laver Cup in England, Nadal said, “Dear Roger, my friend and rival. I wish this … Read more

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon semi-final against Nick Kyrgios; sends Australian to final

Rafael Nadal on Thursday pulled out of this year’s Wimbledon men’s singles semi-final match against Australi’s Nick Kyrgios due to abdominal injuries. This means that Kyrgios will now play the final either against Novak Djokovic or Britain’s Cameron Norrie in Sunday’s final. Nadal had struggled in his quarter-final match against America’s Taylor Fritz and had … Read more

Rafael Nadal shuts up disgraceful John McEnroe as Spaniard beats Novak Djokovic to enter French Open semi-final

Rafael Nadal on Tuesday shut up disgraceful John McEnroe as the 21-time Grand Slam champion defeated Novak Djokovic to enter the French Open’s men’s singles semi-final. Nadal beat the Serb in four sets 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-4). Nadal’s victory came as a huge shock for McEnroe, who was exposed for his brazen biases during … Read more

This is why John McEnroe has left millions of tennis fans angry at French Open; Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic

Former US tennis player John McEnroe on Tuesday night left millions of tennis fans enraged with seemingly biased commentary against Rafael Nadal during the Spaniard’s quarter-final clash against Novak Djokovic. McEnroe, who won seven Grand Slam titles during his career, made no pretension in his biases for Djokovic. The former US player was called the hater … Read more

Gracious Roger Federer writes heartfelt note, says rival Rafael Nadal is ‘inspiration’ to him

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has written a heartfelt note in response to Rafael Nadal’s 21st Grand Slam win at the Australian Open on Sunday. The 40-year-old Swiss legend said that his Spanish rival was an inspiration to him. Federer wrote, “To my friend and great rival Rafael Nadal, heartfelt congratulations on becoming the … Read more

In his first reaction since being deported from Australia, Novak Djokovic showers praise on rival Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic on Sunday took to social media to congratulate rival Rafel Nadal after the Spaniard won his record 21st Grand Slam in the Australian Open final. This was the first time Djokovic shared a social media post since being deported from Australia earlier this month. Congratulating his rival Nadal, the Serbian wrote, “Congratulations to … Read more

Rafael Nadal crowned GOAT after he recovers from two sets down to beat Daniil Medvedev in Australian Open final; edges past Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal was crowned the GOAT of world tennis after he recovered from two sets down to beat Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final of the Australian Open. With this victory, Nadal won his 21st Grand Slam title, edging past Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer both of whom are level at 20 Grand Slam … Read more

“Are you stupid?”: Ugly scenes as Daniil Medvedev defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas to set up Australian Open final against Rafael Nadal

The second semi-final between Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas was dominated by ugly scenes following unprecedented outbursts by the second seed Russian. Medvedev was seen yelling at the chair umpire accusing Tsitsipas of receiving coaching instruction from his father. Medvedev defeated Tsitsipas in four sets 7-6 (7-5) 4-6 6-4 6-1. He will now face Rafael … Read more

After Rafael Nadal, Naomi Osaka also withdraws from Wimbledon; likely to take part in Tokyo Olympics

Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has decided to not take part in this year’s Wimbledon championship days after sensationally withdrawing from the French Open midway through the competition. A statement by Osaka said that World number two Japanese tennis sensation ‘won’t be playing Wimbledon this year’ adding that she planned to take ‘some personal … Read more

Shocker by Rafael Nadal, says he will not participate at Wimbledon or Olympics Games

Tennis legend Rafael Nadal has announced that he would not take part in this year’s Wimbledon tennis championship or the Olympic Games in Japan. The tennis star took to social media to make the shocking announcement. He wrote, “Hi all, I have decided not to participate at this year’s Championships at Wimbledon and the Olympic … Read more

French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic stuns ‘King of Clay’ Rafael Nadal, to face Stefanos Tsitsipas in final

Novak Djokovic on Friday stunned Rafael Nadal in the men’s singles semi-final of the French Open, beating the Spaniard in four sets 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-2. The Serbian tennis star will now face Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. Known as the ‘King of Clay,’ Nadal was eying at his 14th French Open title but … Read more

French Open 2021: Rafael Nadal faces Novak Djokovic in semi-final today; Serbian no match to defending champion on clay

Rafael Nadal will face Novak Djokovic in one of the semi-finals of this year’s French Open Grand Slam championship. Stefanos Tsitsipas will face Alexander Zverev in another semi-final at Roland Garros. Both Nadal and Djokovic have faced each other on 57 occasions with the Serbian leading the contest marginally by 29-28. However, top-seed Djokovic is … Read more

Rafael Nadal thrashes Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win 13th French Open title; Roger Federer pens moving note for Rafa’s 20th Grand Slam victory

Rafel Nadal on Sunday thrashed Novak Djokovic in straight sets 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to win his record 13th French Open title. No sooner did Nadal create history at Roland Garros, Roger Federer penned a moving note while congratulating his friend for winning 20th Grand Slam. Known as the King of Clay, Nadal was ruthless right … Read more

World number 1 Rafael Nadal knocked out of Australian Open by fifth seed Dominic Thiem

Fifth seed Dominic Thiem on Wednesday pulled off the biggest upset in the ongoing Australian open by knocking the top seed and the World number one Rafael Nadal out of the competition. Thiem defeated Nadal 7-6, 6-6, 4-6, 7-6 (6) in a thrilling quarter-final encounter, which lasted for more than four hours. Speaking to Jim Courier after … Read more

Australian Open 2020: Rafael Nadal wins hearts with extraordinary gesture after wayward return hits ball kid, plants kiss on little girl

Top seed Rafael Nadal on Thursday won hearts on the internet with his extraordinary gesture after a wayward return by the Spaniard hit a ball girl, who was standing next to the chair umpire. The incident took place during his second-round match at the ongoing Australian Open against Federico Delbonis of Argentina. He went on to … Read more