Spanish tennis player (born 1986)
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Rafael Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is currently ranked world No. 3 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has been ranked world No. 1 for 209 weeks, and has finished as the year-end No. 1 five times. Nadal has won an all-time record 22 Grand Slam men's singles titles, including a record 14 French Open titles. He has won 92 ATP singles titles, including 36 Masters titles, with 63 of these on clay. Nadal is one of only two men to complete the Career Golden Slam in singles. His 81 consecutive wins on clay is the longest single-surface win streak in the Open Era.
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Wimbledon 2022: Rafael Nadal beats Taylor Fritz despite rib injuryRafael Nadal suffers through rib injury to come from behind and beat Taylor Fritz to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals 3-6 7-5 3-6 7-5 7-6 (10-4).
Rafael Nadal beats Taylor Fritz in Wimbledon quarter-finalsRafael Nadal fights through injury to come from behind to beat Taylor Fritz and reach the Wimbledon semi-finals.
Wimbledon 2022: 'Magnificent' Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals against Botic van de ZandschulpRafael Nadal puts on a magnificent display against Botic van de Zandschulp to land a place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a straight-sets victory.
Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal confronts Lorenzo Sonego during win on Centre CourtWatch Rafael Nadal argue with Italy's Lorenzo Sonego as the Spaniard is unhappy that his opponent made a noise just before Nadal played a shot.
Wimbledon 2022: Watch Rafael Nadal's best moment of the match against Ricardas Berankis.Watch the moment of the match that made "Centre Court erupt" as Rafael Nadal scores a "brilliant point" in his 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania to progress into the third..
Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal beats Francisco Cerundolo to move into second roundWatch Rafael Nadal's best moments as he advances to the second round by beating Francisco Cerundolo over four sets on Centre Court.
Wimbledon 2022: Paul Jubb, Simona Halep & Rafa Nadal in shots of day twoWatch the best shots of day two at Wimbledon topped off with Paul Jubb's magnificent drop shot from his match against Nick Kyrgios.
Wimbledon: Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal set for Centre Court on day twoSeven-time champion Serena Williams makes her singles comeback at Wimbledon on Tuesday, as Rafael Nadal continues his pursuit of a calendar Grand Slam.
Wimbledon: Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic & Andy Murray lead stellar castA stellar cast of ageing greats has assembled for what could be one of the final times at Wimbledon as the jewel of the British sporting summer returns.
Rafael Nadal Relaxes W/ Pregnant Wife Aboard Yacht After French Open WinRafael Nadal took a well-deserved break after winning his 14th French Open ... hitting the Spanish seas with his pregnant wife and friends on an insane mega-yacht! The No. 4 ranked tennis star was..
French Open: Rafael Nadal won't play Wimbledon if he needs foot injectionsRafael Nadal says he won his record-extending 14th French Open title with "no feeling" in his chronically injured left foot.
French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Casper Ruud for 14th Roland Garros titleRafael Nadal reclaims his crown as the king of the French Open, winning a record-extending 14th title by beating Norway's Casper Ruud in straight sets.
French Open: Rafael Nadal feels 'very sorry' for Alexander ZverevRafael Nadal says reaching a 14th French Open final because opponent Alexander Zverev retired injured is "not the way" he wanted to win.
French Open: Rafael Nadal aims to move step closer to 14th title against Alexander ZverevRafael Nadal will aim to reach a 14th French Open final when he faces German third seed Alexander Zverev at Roland Garros on Friday.
French Open: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic say quarter-final was 'too late'Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic say their French Open quarter-final started too late after a four-hour match ended at 1:16am local time in Paris.
French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in late-night Paris thrillerRafael Nadal demonstrates why he is the greatest player in French Open history by beating Novak Djokovic in a late-night thriller to reach the semi-finals.
Iga Swiatek column: French Open favourite on Rafael Nadal, Real Madrid and ParisWorld number one Iga Swiatek has returned as a BBC Sport columnist and, in her latest piece at the French Open, discusses Rafael Nadal, Real Madrid and Paris as a tourist.
French Open: Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal into last 16 at Roland GarrosDefending champion Novak Djokovic produces another outstanding display as he moves into the French Open fourth round without dropping a set this week.
French Open: Emma Raducanu, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic & Iga Swiatek ready to start in ParisEmma Raducanu says she is "learning to be effective" on clay as she makes the final preparations for her senior debut at the French Open on Monday.
French Open: Carlos Alcaraz aiming to seize Rafael Nadal's crown at Roland GarrosCarlos Alcaraz is seen as "the best player right now" in men's tennis - can he land his first Grand Slam at the French Open?
Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic into semi-finals & could face Rafael NadalNovak Djokovic reaches his second semi-final of the year with victory over Hubert Hurkacz at the Madrid Open.
Rafael Nadal out for up to six weeks with rib injuryRafael Nadal will be out of action for between four and six weeks with a stress fracture of the rib.
Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal beats Carlos Alcaraz to set up final against Taylor FritzRafael Nadal overcomes Carlos Alcaraz in just over three hours to reach the final at Indian Wells, where he will face Taylor Fritz.
'Do I tell him how to act?': Nick Kyrgios drags Ben Stiller into row with fanTennis star Nick Kyrgios dragged the American actor Ben Stiller into an angry exchange with a fan on his way to losing against Rafael Nadal.
'Do I tell him how to act? No' - Nick Kyrgios's running battle with crowdNick Kyrgios has a running battle with the crowd in his defeat by Rafa Nadal at Indian Wells.
Indian Wells: Carlos Alcaraz ends Cameron Norrie's title defence and sets up Rafael Nadal meetingCameron Norrie's Indian Wells title defence is ended by rising 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz, who will face the unbeaten Rafael Nadal next.
Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal beats Reilly Opelka to reach quarter-finalsRafael Nadal seals his place in the quarter-finals at Indian Wells after beating Reilly Opelka in straight sets to claim his 18th straight win.
Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal too strong for Dan Evans as Daniil Medvedev losesRafael Nadal extends his unbeaten run in 2022 to 17 matches by beating Britain's Dan Evans at Indian Wells.
Mexican Open: Rafael Nadal beats Britain's Cameron Norrie in finalWatch Rafael Nadal beat Britain's Cameron Norrie in straight sets to win the Mexican Open and maintain his unbeaten start to the 2022 season.
Rafael Nadal beats Cameron Norrie to win Mexican Open titleRafael Nadal maintains his unbeaten start to 2022 by beating British number one Cameron Norrie in straight sets to win the Mexican Open.
Mexican Open: Daniil Medvedev to face Rafael Nadal, Cameron Norrie plays Stefanos TsitsipasDaniil Medvedev will face Rafael Nadal in a repeat of their epic Australian Open final after both reach the Mexican Open semi-finals.
Mexican Open: Rafael Nadal, Cameron Norrie and Daniil Medvedev into last eightRafael Nadal registers the best start to a season in his career as he breezes past Stefan Kozlov to reach the Mexican Open quarter-finals.
Andy Murray beaten by Jannik Sinner in Dubai; Rafael Nadal, Cameron Norrie win in AcapulcoAndy Murray suffers another second-round exit, beaten by world number 10 Jannik Sinner at the Dubai Tennis Championships.
Rafael Nadal tests positive for Covid-19 on return to SpainRafael Nadal tests positive for Covid-19 after returning home from the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.
Andy Murray beats Rafael Nadal in straight sets at Mubadala World Tennis ChampionshipAndy Murray looks sharp as he beats old rival Rafael Nadal in straight sets at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi.
US Open 2021 preview: Djokovic chases history, Murray & Osaka play, Williams, Federer, Nadal missingNovak Djokovic is the centre of attention as he bids to win an historic 21st Grand Slam men's title at a US Open missing some of the big-name stars.
Rafael Nadal: Spaniard ends 2021 season because of foot injurySpain's 20-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has ended his 2021 season because of a foot injury.
Rafael Nadal: Foot injury forces former US Open champion to pull out of Canadian OpenRafael Nadal withdraws from the Canadian Open with an ongoing foot injury, less than three weeks before the US Open begins.
Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic says 'journey won't stop' after 20th Grand Slam titleNovak Djokovic says his journey isn't "stopping here" after beating Matteo Berrettini in the Wimbledon final to go level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles.
Djokovic wins Wimbledon to match Federer and Nadal's record 20 major titlesNovak Djokovic has won Wimbledon to match Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal's record of 20 major titles.
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics to 'prolong career'Rafael Nadal has said he will not be taking part in Wimbledon or the Tokyo Olympics this year.