BUENOS AIRES - World number one Rafael Nadal will play in the Buenos Aires ATP tournament in February for the first time since 2005, the Spaniard said on Wednesday.
LONDON - Roger Federer has never lost to great rival Rafael Nadal under a roof but said he will start as underdog in their semi-final clash at the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday.
LONDON - Rafael Nadal dashed Tomas Berdych's hopes at the ATP World Tour Finals with a win over the Czech on Friday that put Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka into the semi-finals.
LONDON - Stanislas Wawrinka did what he had to do with victory over a weary David Ferrer at the ATP World Tour Finals on Friday and now needs a favor from Rafael Nadal to reach the semi-finals.
LONDON - The hardest nut in men's tennis again proved resistant to the heaviest of sledgehammers as Novak Djokovic absorbed the brute force of Juan Martin del Potro to book his place in the last four of the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday.
LONDON - The year dawned with a cloud hanging over Rafael Nadal's career but will end with him on top of the world after a win over Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday that illustrated why he is in the pantheon of tennis greats.
LONDON - He won 83 points to Rafael Nadal's 80, hit 30 winners to the Spaniard's 14, struck more aces and generally played the more inspiring tennis, yet it all ended in familiar fashion for Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday.
LONDON - Spain's Rafael Nadal will end the year ranked number one in the world rankings for the third time in his career after beating Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka 7-6(5) 7-6(6) at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday.
LONDON - Novak Djokovic ground down Roger Federer 6-4 6-7(2) 6-2 in his opening match at the ATP World Tour Finals on Tuesday to preserve his slim hopes of ending the year on top of the rankings.
LONDON - David Ferrer won the first match he played against fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal in 2004 and got the better of him again three days before their clash at the ATP World Tour Finals on Tuesday.