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RAFAEL NADAL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Watch Rafael Nadal pose as inept helicopter pilot, scare stuffing out of would-be riders

Tennis star Rafael Nadal serves up a pretty good prank along with his court game.  The 14-time Grand Slam title winner, who has been sidelined with a wrist injury as of late, was challenged to test his poker bluffing game by the folks over at PokerStars and gave a gaggle of unsuspecting travelers the ride of their lives.  Nadal posed as a novice helicopter pilot chartered to fly...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Federer Will Dance With France: Swiss And French To Meet In Davis Cup Final

Rafael Nadal has already compiled a legendary Davis Cup profile. See for yourself — if you click on the results tab at this link, you’ll see that he’s lost only one singles match in his Davis Cup career, and that came in 2004 at the age of 17. Novak Djokovic, though not as accomplished a Davis Cup player as Nadal, has also hoisted this trophy, which is cherished by those who...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury update: Nadal and del Potro

The true nature of Nadal’s right wrist injury is still questionable. Will he be able to return to play soon? It’s been a while since the tennis world has heard any noise from Rafael Nadal or Juan Martin del Potro, who both suffered injuries to their non-dominant wrist earlier in the 2014 season.  Nadal is still healing from a detachment of a sheath in his right wrist, which...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal shows off sleeveless shirt he would've worn at U.S. Open

Missing Rafael Nadal at the U.S. Open? You're in luck. The 2013 champion -- unable to defend his title due to an injured right wrist -- posted a collage of pictures to Facebook on Wednesday, showing what he says is the sleeveless get-up he planned to wear at this year's tourney in Flushing Meadows. Sadly, this is the only look we'll get at it: Nadal wore sleeveless shirts...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal’s absence drops prices for Men’s Final US Open tickets, whole tournament up 11%

The biggest tennis tournament in the country is under way. As the first round of the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens is in process, demand for U.S. Open tickets on the secondary market has been increasing compared to both last year and just a few weeks ago. Originally, fans planning on watching and attending were handed a big blow with...
Via Attacking The Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal To Miss US Open Due To Wrist Injury

Huge bummer for tennis fans, defending US Open champ, Rafael Nadal, will not partake in this year’s US Open. The world number 2 player made the announcement on Wednesday. Nadal released this statement on the US Open website, via Yahoo: “I am very sorry to announce I won’t be able to play at this year’s U.S. Open, a tournament on which I’ve played three consecutive finals...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrist Injury Forces Rafael Nadal to Withdraw From US Open

ESPN has announced that Rafael Nadal’s right wrist injury (which has kept him out of action since Aug. 1) will force him to withdraw from the US Open. “I am very sorry to announce I won’t be able to play at this year’s US Open — a tournament on which I’ve played 3 consecutive finals in my last participations,” Nadal said in a statement. “I am sure you understand that...
Via Thacover2
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open due to wrist injury

Rafael Nadal has announced he will not defend his U.S. Open crown due to his ongoing recovery from a wrist injury.In a statement posted to Facebook on Monday morning, Nadal said he won't compete at the Grand Slam event, which begins next Monday in New York. Siento anunciar que no podré participar en el US Open, torneo en el que en los últimos años he tenido muy buenos.....
Via The Other Paper
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open, Will Not Defend Title

Rafael Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his withdrawal Monday, a week before the year’s final Grand Slam tournament begins. The 28-year-old Spaniard was hurt July 29 while practicing on his home island of Mallorca ahead of the North American hard-court circuit. The next day, Nadal said he had...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince watched Rafael Nadal win match while holding scepter

Prince clearly still has “it.” The former ’80s funk star has always been known for his swag, and during Rafael Nadal’s French Open match, he showed he’s still got it. Because not too many guys can pull off rocking a scepter courtside. But Prince did, as he somehow managed to bring in said scepter past security, and watched Nadal take care of Dusan Lajovic in straight sets...
Via The Sports Daily
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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