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Rafael Nadal withdraws From Brisbane International

Rafael Nadal will not take part at the Brisbane International after pulling out of the competition. Nadal pulled out on the eve of his first scheduled competitive match of the season because of a strained left thigh. The second-ranked Nadal had a bye in the first round and arrived in Australia after

Nadal to play singles, doubles and mixed in Rio

Rafael Nadal committed himself to playing singles, doubles and mixed doubles at the Olympics on Tuesday despite serious concerns over whether or not his left wrist injury will survive the gruelling challenge. "After discussing it with my team, I have decided I will play everything that I can. We are here

Federer, Nadal join Murray in skipping Rogers Cup

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

Rafael Nadal on final entry list for Rio Olympics

Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics. The 14-time major champion hasn't played since pulling out of the French Open because of an injured left wrist and needed the International Tennis Federation's Olympic Committee to approve his appeal because he hasn't played Davis Cup. Nadal won the

Rafael Nadal to miss Wimbledon because of wrist injury

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of Wimbledon, citing the left wrist injury that forced him out of the French Open. The two-time Wimbledon champion says on his Facebook page that he made the decision after consulting with his doctor. The Spaniard says "it is a sad decision but the injury on my

No Nadal but Djokovic back in action

Top seed Novak Djokovic resumes his quest for tennis glory at Roland Garros on Saturday with the job on the hand made all the easier by the bombshell withdrawal of Rafael Nadal. The two had been due to meet in the semi-finals in what would have been a huge test for

Djokovic, Nadal seek milestone wins

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal both will be expected to beat much lower-ranked opponents in the second round of the French Open on Thursday. If they do, they'll achieve milestone victories. Djokovic, trying to complete a career Grand Slam and win his fourth consecutive major title, can become the seventh man with

Djokovic, Nadal and Serena primed for Paris openers

World number one Novak Djokovic, record nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and women's title-holder Serena Williams begin their French Open campaigns on Tuesday with the forecast far more promising after a rain-hit first two days at Roland Garros. Three-time Roland Garros finalist Djokovic will embark on another quest to complete a career