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Will Rafael Nadal Beat Roger Federers Grand Slam Record

Rafael Nadal collapsed onto the red clay at Roland Garros for a ninth time this spring after defeating heavy favorite Novak Djokovic to claim the French Open title. Despite Nadal’s winning record in Paris, he’d been plagued by injuries over the past few years, and tennis fans had started to wonder if he could continue competing with Djokovic and Andy Murray. Now, after winning...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

SIGHTING: Tennis ballers by the water!

 After a tough Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal stole some time away in Ibiza and brought along some questionable fashion decisions. Monochromatic pink was very hit or miss with the Rafantics. I'm not even sure what to call this look. Ana Ivanovic has been looking relaxed on vacation even though she's currently without a coach. Good sign I guess. It's funny she's trying to...
Via Down the Line!
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennis: Rafael Nadal Ousted at Wimbledon

(Photo by Alexisrael via wikimediacommons.org) There’s been another upset written in the books at Wimbledon, and it played out like the story of David and Goliath. The players this time is tennis giant Rafael Nadal of Spain, and a young Austrailian by the name of Nick Kyrgios. When both men took to the court, I don’t think anyone saw this defeat coming, let alone in the way...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Kyrgios hits tweener winner against Rafael Nadal (Video)

19-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios beat No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at Wimbledon Tuesday, and shots like this one proved that things were going his way. After taking the first set 7-6, Nadal was serving at 3-3 in the second and up 40-0 when he caught Kyrgios on the run. After trying […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Rafael Nadal juggle a tennis ball on his racket 406 times

If you ever wanted to see Rafael Nadal juggle a tennis ball on his racket frame an astounding 406 times, this is the video for you!In a feat aptly called Wimbjuggledon, Nadal executes the challenge with one important task in mind: don't let the tennis ball touch the ground.His bid to bounce the ball for eternity is squashed after 406 successful bounces.Via For the Win
Via Bush League Chronicle
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike crafts Rafael Nadal statue from French Open clay (Video)

In honor of top-ranked men's tennis star Rafael Nadal winning his fifth consecutive French Open tournament title (and ninth overall), Nike Tennis has crafted a statue in Nadal's image made from the clay at Roland Garros. Photo via Twitter /@RafaelNadal.The only thing missing is the strings on the racket, which obviously would have been next to impossible. Nonetheless, very...
Via Holdout Sports
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nike Makes Life-Sized Red Clay Statue of Rafael Nadal (Photo)

Nike did a nice gesture for tennis star Rafael Nadal recently following his French Open victory. Nadal, who is known for his domination on tennis clay courts, was honored by Nike when they made a life-sized, red clay statue of him. Take a look: Nine titles on this special clay. Honored @NikeTennis have made me from the same stuff. #endlesstennis #RG14! pic.twitter.com/fdXL6zeaq7...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince watched Rafael Nadal win match while holding scepter

Prince clearly still has “it.” The former ’80s funk star has always been known for his swag, and during Rafael Nadal’s French Open match, he showed he’s still got it. Because not too many guys can pull off rocking a scepter courtside. But Prince did, as he somehow managed to bring in said scepter past security, and watched Nadal take care of Dusan Lajovic in straight sets...
Via The Sports Daily
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s Rafael Nadal Posing With A Bus Driver That Looks Exactly Like Him

Rafael Nadal is currently in Madrid for a tournament later this week, but on Monday he was honored as the city’s adopted son. During the ceremony, the tennis star met a Spanish bus driver, Jose Manuel Ramiro, who told reporters he’s confused for Nadal every day. It’s not very hard to see why. [FTW] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal dealing with nasty blisters on his hand

Rafael Nadal has been battling some nasty blisters on his hand during the Australian Open. That sort of thing will happen when you’re playing best-of-five matches in temperatures that frequently exceed 100 degrees. Nadal had to be bandaged during his fourth-round win over Kei Nishikori. He had a huge reddish/pink mark on the palm of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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