Nadal wins in Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal continued his return to action with victory over Juan Martin del Potro in the final of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, winning 4-6 6-3 6-4. Nadal was playing his first hard-court tournament in a year following a knee injury. He recently won clay-court titles in Brazil and Mexico.

Nadal back to winning ways

Rafael Nadal has won his first title since last year’s French Open after beating David Nalbandian 6-2 6-3 in the final of the Brazil Open in Sao Paulo. Nadal, who has slipped to fifth in the world rankings, was playing only his second tournament following a seven-month absence with a knee injury. The eleven-time Grand Slam winner is next scheduled …

Nadal wins in Rome

Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets, 7-5 6-3, to win a record sixth Italian Open title and in doing so, returned to number two in the world rankings. The final, which had been delayed by a day because of rain in Rome on Sunday, saw Rafael Nadal win his 21st Masters title to put him …

Nadal suffers from the blues in Madrid

Rafael Nadal has threatened to withdraw from next year’s Madrid Open if it continues to be played on the new blue clay surface. Nadal, the world number two, was beaten 6-3 3-6 7-5 by Fernando Verdasco in the third round on Thursday, blaming the new-look courts for being too slippery.

Nadal loses in Qatar

Fourth seed Gael Monfils set up an all-French final at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open after beating world number two Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 in Doha on Friday. Monfils will meet fellow countryman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Saturday’s title match.

Djokovic wins Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic won his first Wimbledon title with a 6-4 6-1 1-6 6-3 victory over reigning champion Rafael Nadal. It was Djokovic’s 50th win in 51 matches and his fifth win over Nadal this year and he became the first Serbian man to win Wimbledon, his third Grand Slam title after two Australian Open victories. Djokovic was already assured of …

Djokovic beats Nadal in Rome

Novak Djokovic extended his unbeaten run to 39 matches with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Rafael Nadal in the final of the Rome Masters. Nadal, a five-time title winner in Rome, was always on the defensive in the match.

Nadal into Madrid Open final

Rafael Nadal took his winning streak on clay to 37 matches with a 5-7 6-1 6-3 win over Roger Federer in the first semi-final of the Madrid Open tennis championship. His opponent in the final will be Novak Djokovic who beat Brazil’s Thomaz Bellucci 4-6 6-4 6-1. Djokovic is unbeaten in all 31 matches he has played this year, while …

Nadal wins in Barcelona

World numero uno Rafael Nadal collected his sixth Barcelona Open title with a 6-2 6-4 victory over his fellow Spaniard David Ferrer. It was a repeat of last week’s Monte Carlos Masters final and Nadal is now unbeaten on clay in 34 matches and looks a fairly good bet for a sixth French Open title in June.

Djokovic beats Nadal and extends winning streak

Novak Djokovic, ranked number two in the world, extended his unbeaten start to 2011 with another victory over world number one Rafael Nadal in the Sony Ericsson Open final in Miami.