Federer, Nadal join Murray in skipping Rogers Cup

TORONTO (AP) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have pulled out of the Rogers Cup, leaving the Toronto tournament without three of the world's top four men's tennis players. Tennis Canada announced the withdrawals Tuesday, a day after Wimbledon champion and world No. 2 Andy Murray said he would not defend his Rogers Cup title this year. No. 3 Federer is coming off a run to the semifinals...
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Rafael Nadal won’t compete at Wimbledon after dropping out of French Open

The left wrist injury that forced Rafael Nadal to drop out of the French Open last month will keep him out of Wimbledon, the 14-time Grand Slam champion announced Thursday. In a multi-lingual post on his Facebook page, Nadal said that after his latest medical examination he has decided his wrist needs to rest and won’t be ready to go by the time Wimbledon starts June 27. Nadal...
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Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon with wrist injury

On Thursday, it was confirmed that Rafael Nadal would miss the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Nadal took to his Facebook account and confirmed that his doctor was not allowing him to play in the tournament this year due to a wrist injury. He said that his injury would likely worsen and possibly cause a break in his wrist if he were to play. This is pretty big blow for Nadal, but...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal won't play in Wimbledon due to wrist injury

Rafael Nadal’s bad luck continues. Just a few weeks after withdrawing early from the French Open with a left wrist injury, the former No. 1 men’s tennis player announced in a Facebook post Thursday that he will miss Wimbledon. The 14-time Grand Slam champion has been devastated by injuries over the past two seasons, and he hasn’t won a Grand Slam since the 2014 French...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

French Open 2016: Rafael Nadal Withdraws With Wrist Injury

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the 2016 French Open on Friday because of a wrist injury. Nadal: "I have to retire from the tournament because I have a problem in my wrist that I have since couple of wks." pic.twitter.com/cR6nRYDE4E — Roland Garros (@rolandgarros) May 27, 2016 Rafael Nadal (cont.): "This is one of the toughest press conferences in my career, probably." #RG16...
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May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal withdraws from French Open due to injured wrist

The 2016 French Open will now be without the most successful singles player in its history. Rafael Nadal announced Friday that he is withdrawing from the tournament due to a wrist injury. Nadal, 29, said he attempted to play through his wrist injury, but continuing to do so could result in a more significant injury. Nadal did not explicitly say what the problem in his wrist is...
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May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal hits insane shot through legs

Rafael Nadal coasted to victory against Sam Groth in the first round of the French Open on Tuesday and, like usual, he hit a few sick shots while doing so. Nadal won easily, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1, and put on a show for fans in the dominant effort. Not too many could make the shot he pulled off in the third set for a winner, and you need to see it. After Groth hit the ball over his head which...
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May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rafael Nadal hits brilliant between-legs shot at French Open

On his way to a breezy first-round win against Sam Groth, Rafael Nadal once again showed why he’s the King of Clay. Near the end of the one-sided match (he won 6-1, 6-1, 6-1), Nadal chased down a shot by Groth and made a return for the ages.   The shot was so brilliant, even Roth had nothing to offer in return but a smile. You just cannot do anything to combat that kind of spectacular...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

French Open Last Chance For Nadal Comeback

For tennis players, the decline can be especially turbulent. The end is almost never pretty. Players past their prime in this sport do not get to win another major title. They lure the crowd in before inevitably crumbling. In tennis, once you begin the descent, you do not usually get to climb back up top. But when a revolutionary and universally revered player like Rafael Nadal begins...
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April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

How can Rafael Nadal regain his dominance?

By Rachel Grim Rafael Nadal’s most recent loss at Wimbledon puts a sharper focus on his inconsistent level of play. Just in this last year, he has won two titles, lost another nine to both non-ranked and top-20 players in various rounds, and didn’t make it past the quarterfinals in both the Australian and French Opens. But going out in the second round at Wimbledon against unranked...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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