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French Open winner Rafael Nadal announces he will compete at Paris Masters next month
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French Open winner Rafael Nadal announces he will compete at Paris Masters next month

Rafael Nadal has never won the Paris Masters in his career. This year, the tournament is scheduled to run from 2-8 November.

Novak Djokovic seeks solace at Bosnia's 'energy pyramids' after defeat to Rafael Nadal
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Novak Djokovic seeks solace at Bosnia's 'energy pyramids' after defeat to Rafael Nadal

Two days after being swept aside in the Roland Garros final, Djokovic made a trip to Visko's Valley of the Pyramids and its 25,000-year-old tunnels beneath whose "energy" is claimed to bring about miracle cures.

'What counts is victory,' says peerless Rafael Nadal after winning 13th French Open title
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'What counts is victory,' says peerless Rafael Nadal after winning 13th French Open title

"Winning is what you play for," said Nadal. "Beyond the victory, there is an even greater personal satisfaction because at certain times I have had to make sacrifices to achieve the goal."

French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets to set up title showdown against Rafael Nadal
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French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets to set up title showdown against Rafael Nadal

World number one Djokovic, the 2016 champion at Roland Garros, reached his fifth final in Paris, defeating fifth seed Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 in a roller-coaster of a contest where he had held a match point in the third set.

French Open 2020: Sebastian Korda says getting Rafael Nadal to sign shirt is 'coolest moment' of his life
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French Open 2020: Sebastian Korda says getting Rafael Nadal to sign shirt is 'coolest moment' of his life

"I don't know if anyone's ever asked Rafa for an autograph after a match, but that was definitely the coolest moment of my life and one I'll never forget for sure," says Sebastian Korda

French Open 2020: 'Completely sick' Alexander Zverev admits he shouldn't have played against Jannik Sinner
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French Open 2020: 'Completely sick' Alexander Zverev admits he shouldn't have played against Jannik Sinner

"I am completely sick after the match with Cecchinato in the night. I can't really breathe, as you can hear by my voice," Zverev told reporters.

French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal rolls past Sebastian Korda into quarters; Dominic Thiem beats Hugo Gaston in epic five-setter
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French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal rolls past Sebastian Korda into quarters; Dominic Thiem beats Hugo Gaston in epic five-setter

Second seed Nadal racked up his 97th win at the tournament against just two defeats since his title-winning debut in 2005.

French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal begins 'most difficult' campaign; Serena Williams eyes elusive 24th Major
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French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal begins 'most difficult' campaign; Serena Williams eyes elusive 24th Major

Nadal, the undisputed king of clay, needs one more Major to equal Roger Federer's record of 20, but the Spaniard comes to Paris short of preparation and unhappy with the French Open's choice of new balls.

French Open 2020 draw: Stan Wawrinka faces Andy Murray in opener; Serena Williams plays Kristie Ahn
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French Open 2020 draw: Stan Wawrinka faces Andy Murray in opener; Serena Williams plays Kristie Ahn

Rafael Nadal, who is seeded second, is aiming to equal the absent Roger Federer's men's record of 20 Grand Slam titles.

French Open 2020: Andy Murray handed wild card as he continues steady rise up world rankings
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French Open 2020: Andy Murray handed wild card as he continues steady rise up world rankings

Murray was also awarded a wild card into the US Open, after his struggles with pelvic and shin injuries dropped his ranking to 129th. He went two rounds in New York, and improved his ranking to 110th.

Coronavirus pandemic: Rafael Nadal concerned about spectators in stands at this year's French Open
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Coronavirus pandemic: Rafael Nadal concerned about spectators in stands at this year's French Open

The French Open which has been pushed back from May to a 27 September start, could host up to 11,500 spectators per day.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic join #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice
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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic join #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic were among the tennis players who joined the #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Novak Djokovic urges tennis world to contribute to relief fund for financially struggling players
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Novak Djokovic urges tennis world to contribute to relief fund for financially struggling players

The tennis season was suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the shutdown will continue at least until mid-July, depriving lower-level players of the chance to earn a living

Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic breezes past Yoshihito Nishioka in straight sets, will face Diego Schwartzman in fourth round
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Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic breezes past Yoshihito Nishioka in straight sets, will face Diego Schwartzman in fourth round

In the fourth round, Djokovic will meet Argentine Diego Schwartzman, who beat Serb Dusan Lajovic 6-2, 6-3, 7-6(7) earlier on Friday

Australian Open 2020: A ready-again Roger Federer says training long and hard in off-season has kept him in good shape
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Australian Open 2020: A ready-again Roger Federer says training long and hard in off-season has kept him in good shape

The 20-times Grand Slam winner was scheduled to warmup for the year’s first major at the inaugural ATP Cup in Australia but withdrew to spend more time with his family.

ATP Paris Masters 2019: Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal in 'intense' practice session, watch video
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ATP Paris Masters 2019: Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal in 'intense' practice session, watch video

Djokovic will be usurped at the top of the rankings by Nadal next Monday no matter what happens in Paris, while the Spaniard can also seal year-end supremacy by winning his first title at Bercy.

Roger Federer says he would be happy for Laver Cup to move to China in future
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Roger Federer says he would be happy for Laver Cup to move to China in future

Roger Federer said that he would be open to Laver Cup moving to China for next edition, saying that he just wants the host city to be excited about the tournament

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Matteo Berrettini to reach fifth final; Daniil Medvedev next
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US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Matteo Berrettini to reach fifth final; Daniil Medvedev next

33-year-old Rafael Nadal will play for his fourth US Open crown on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium against Russian fifth seed Daniil Medvedev

Rafael Nadal offers Andy Murray his boat as Briton extends stay in Mallorca with second singles win after hip surgery
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Rafael Nadal offers Andy Murray his boat as Briton extends stay in Mallorca with second singles win after hip surgery

Instead of playing in New York, where he won the men's singles in 2012, Andy Murray is rebuilding his singles form by playing on the Challenger Tour for the first time in 14 years in an event which bears the name of Rafael Nadal.

Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal eyes second straight Canadian crown after Gael Monfils withdraws
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Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal eyes second straight Canadian crown after Gael Monfils withdraws

Rafael Nadal will aim for his fifth Canadian trophy on Sunday when he faces Daniil Medvedev, who dominated Russian compatriot Karen Khachanov 6-1, 7-6 (8/6).