PARIS - Rafa Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the French Open after Friday's draw handed him the toughest of routes to a possible 10th title.
LONDON - Seven-times grand slam John McEnroe knows how it feels when a tennis career starts going in the wrong direction.
PARIS - For the first time in nearly a decade Rafa Nadal, the undisputed king of clay, will walk into Roland Garros this weekend facing legitimate claims to his French Open crown.
LONDON - Robin Soderling is sick of being the answer to a favorite quiz question, the one which asks who is the only player to beat nine-times champion Rafael Nadal at the French Open.
LONDON - Nine-times French Open champion Rafa Nadal will no longer be regarded as an "immovable obstacle" at Roland Garros this year, according to twice former winner Jim Courier.
ROME - Novak Djokovic won the Rome Masters for the fourth time by outwitting old rival Roger Federer on Sunday.
ROME, May 16 - For the first time this week Novak Djokovic needed only two sets to triumph at the Rome Masters, beating Spain's David Ferrer 6-4 6-4 as he reached the final to close in on a 24th Masters 1000 title.
ROME - Seven-time Italian Open winner Rafa Nadal lost 7-6(7) 6-2 to Stan Wawrinka on Friday meaning there will be an all-Swiss semi-final after Roger Federer crushed Thomas Berdych 6-3 6-3.
ROME - Novak Djokovic had to fight back from a set down to beat Thomaz Bellucci and reach the Italian Open quarter-finals on Thursday while Rafa Nadal produced an "almost perfect" display to despatch John Isner.
- Holder Novak Djokovic scraped over his first hurdle at the Rome Masters with a 6-1 6-7(5) 6-3 victory over Spanish claycourt specialist Nicolas Almagro on Tuesday.