Thiem had lost his last two matches against world number two Nadal, at Roland Garros as well as in the US Open.
28 Apr 2019 12:19 PM
Djokovic, winner of the last three Grand Slam tournaments, is now over 3,000 points clear of old rival Nadal.
22 Apr 2019 2:46 PM
The 11-time champion’s 6-4 6-2 loss in tricky conditions ended a series of 25 consecutive sets won on his favourite clay.
21 Apr 2019 1:01 PM
Nadal stressed the decision to make a change at the top of the ATP was so big that everyone should have been consulted.
21 Mar 2019 4:07 PM
Federer’s scheduled meeting with Nadal would have been the 39th in their long rivalry and the first since 2017.
17 Mar 2019 8:00 PM
Also ousted were No. 6 Kei Nishikori, No. 10 Marin Cilic and No. 14 Daniil Medvedev.
13 Mar 2019 9:59 AM
Federer, who is seeking to break out of a tie with top seed Novak Djokovic for most titles in the California desert.
11 Mar 2019 2:28 PM
Djokovic is making his first start since winning his third Grand Slam title on the trot at the Australian Open in January.
08 Mar 2019 12:04 PM
With Nadal’s superior variety proving too much for Zverev, the Spaniard quickly wrapped up the opening set.
28 Feb 2019 3:04 AM
The graciousness with which he spoke of his opponent was symptomatic of the rarefied heights to which Djokovic has taken his game and his persona.
29 Jan 2019 12:51 AM
Djokovic will replace Rafael Nadal as the world's top player on Monday after a two-year absence.
02 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
The hope remains that the ITF and ATP can find an agreement to avoid the two tournaments rubbing up against each other.
27 Oct 2018 12:21 AM
World number four Alexander Zverev, supposedly the brightest star of the sport’s new generation, exited in the third round in New York.
08 Sep 2018 1:49 AM
Nadal’s semi-final opponent Del Potro may have given the game away, saying “Rafa” is unbeatable on clay as he has added deadly power to his backhand.
12 Jun 2018 12:59 AM
Rafael Nadal successfully defended the Roland Garros crown as he beat Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the summit clash.
10 Jun 2018 6:23 PM
Nadal will head to Paris in search of a record-extending 11th title and his 17th grand slam win overall, with Federer watching from the sidelines.
26 May 2018 12:21 AM
Nadal, who won the Queen's title in 2008, intends to participate in this year's event, which begins on June 18.
07 Feb 2018 11:48 AM
I'm happy the news is not terrible. It's not nice to see fellow rival and friend go out like this, said Federer.
25 Jan 2018 2:27 PM
Nadal only dropped serve once against Leonardo Mayer as he reeled off a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) victory.
17 Jan 2018 4:26 PM
Nadal’s bid for a second Australian Open title and 17th grand slam championship will continue against Argentine Leonardo Mayer.
15 Jan 2018 4:38 PM