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Part of me leaves with Roger Federer, says emotional Rafa Nadal

Sitting courtside Rafa Nadal cried as his great rival, Roger Federer, bid an emotional farewell to tennis at the Laver Cup on Friday, later...

Tears flow as curtain comes down on Federer’s glittering career

Roger Federer's trophy-laden career ended with defeat on Friday, but for once the result hardly mattered as the Swiss maestro headed into retirement with...

Rusty Djokovic survives first round scare at Wimbledon

Top seed Novak Djokovic overcame a dogged challenge from 81st-ranked Korean Kwon Soon-woo and his own grasscourt rustiness to reach the Wimbledon second round...

Djokovic repeats no vaccination stance as US Open slips away

Novak Djokovic repeated his hardline refusal to get a Covid-19 vaccination on Saturday as he resigned himself to sitting out the season's last Grand...

Nadal edges Djokovic to reach French Open semis

Rafael Nadal edged a late-night classic against old rival Novak Djokovic in the early hours of Wednesday in four sets to reach his 15th...

Djokovic advances into third round at French Open as draw opens up for Swiatek

World number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic eased into the French Open third round on Wednesday by defeating the new pupil of his...

Nike’s new Nadal campaign shades Federer following frosty $300m split

Nobody enjoyed Rafael Nadal’s historic Australian Open title more than Nike. They were ready. They were hungry. They delighted in it. Tied with Federer and Djokovic on 20...

Nadal says 21 is not enough, his record will be broken one day

After winning the 2022 Australian Open, Rafael Nadal became the male tennis player with the most Grand Slam titles in history, but the Spaniard...

Nadal on brink of history after beating Matteo Berrettini to reach Australian Open final

Rafael Nadal marched into the final of the Australian Open to be just one match away from becoming the all-time men's Grand Slam leader...

Swiatek, Collins beat heat to reach Australian Open semis

Iga Swiatek took three hours in the afternoon heat to beat 36-year-old Kaia Kanepi 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 on Wednesday, with the payoff being a...

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