Defending US Open champion Rafael Nadal and twice winner Novak Djokovic are one victory away from renewing their rivalry in the final with both expected to get through their semis on Friday.
World number one Nadal faces big-serving Argentine third seed Juan Martin del Potro while sixth seed Novak Djokovic meets
Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday.
He spoiled Stefanos Tsitsipas’ 20th birthday. The top-ranked Nadal beat the unseeded Greek upstart 6-2, 7-6 (4) for his fourth Rogers Cup crown and fifth victory of the year. He has 33 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles.
“If you told me this
Novak Djokovic has reached his first Wimbledon final since 2015 courtesy of a five-set win over Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the famous competition.
Djokovic, who will face Kevin Anderson in the final on Sunday, recorded a 6-4 3-6 7-6 3-6 10-8 win over Nadal after five hours and 16
Rafael Nadal has reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the first time since 2011 thanks to a five-set victory over Juan Martin del Potro on Centre Court.
The two-time champion was forced to come back from a set down before breaking in a thrilling fifth set to win 7-5 6-7 (7-9) 4-6
Rafael Nadal has eased into the quarter-finals at Wimbledon courtesy of a straight-sets victory over Jiri Vesely this afternoon.
The two-time champion took less than two hours to get past his Czech opponent 6-3 6-3 6-4, setting up a quarter-final showdown with either Juan Martin del Potro or Gilles Simon.
Guido Pella of Argentina came from two sets down to stun third-seeded Marin Cilic at Wimbledon on Thursday, beating last year’s finalist 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 in the second round.
Cilic looked headed for a routine victory before the match was suspended by rain in the third set on
World number one Rafael Nadal has eased into the second round of Wimbledon by beating Dudi Sela in straight sets.
Playing in his first tournament since last month's French Open triumph, the Spaniard saw off the world number 127 6-3 6-3 6-2.
Nadal, who is seeded second behind defending champion Roger Federer,
The No. 7-seeded Thiem, a 24-year-old from Austria, was appearing in a major final for the first time. Not much more of a daunting task than doing so against Nadal at the French Open, where he is now 11-0 in finals and 86-2 overall.
If there were any reason for a
Ruthless Rafael Nadal punished Juan Martin del Potro for missed opportunities as he reached his 11th French Open final with a 6-4 6-1 6-2 victory on Friday.
Argentine Del Potro often had Nadal in trouble in a ferocious first set but paid heavily for failing to convert any of the six
Rafael Nadal has survived a brief scare to reach the semi-finals of the French Open at the expense of Diego Schwartzman this afternoon.
The defending champion lost the opening set against the Argentine - his first dropped set of the tournament - but roared back to take the match 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-2 and avoid a