Rafael Nadal took time at Aegon Championships to help coach a session with children to mark the 20,000th school supported by British Tennis.
A Fear of Bliss Exlusive
NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 13: (L-R) Runner up Novak Djokovic of Serbia congratulates Rafael Nadal of Spain after being defeated by him in their men’s singles final on day fifteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 13, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Spain’s top tennis star, for years a sports star at the top of the world ATP ranking, Rafael Nadal made speed, muscular strength, stamina, and balance unmistakable characteristics. In his gym? The best Technogym equipment, which give him a well-rounded workout and results that are even more effective in the field.
Rafael Nadal getting a MTO during his 3R match at Queens
Crazy man jumps onto the court @ the 2009 US Open and kisses Rafa Nadal. Where is security @ pro tennis events?
Rafael Nadal’s reaction to fan kissing him during the USO
Former French Open champion Rafael Nadal joins Bill Macatee on the set of French Open tonight.
The conclusion of Rafa’s journey at the 2010 French Open.
Madrid, December 22nd, 2010 – After yesterday’s match in Zurich, Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer have landed in Madrid where they plan to continue their charity work. Both players are very familiar with the ‘Caja Mágica’; the same stage where they have played together twice in the past but where today they will face each other with a different objective in mind: To raise funds in favour of the Rafa Nadal Foundation and therefore help children with disabilities as well as those who come from disadvantaged communities. “To me, today is a very special day. I am lucky enough to be able to do what I love to do which is to play tennis, but at the same time, through my Foundation, I get the opportunity to help hundreds of kids who are not as lucky.”
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer‘s bid to complete a career Grand Slam was foiled again Sunday by nemesis Rafael Nadal at the French Open.
Nadal earned his third Roland Garros title in a row, saving 16 of 17 break points to beat Federer 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
“I am very happy,” Nadal said during the trophy ceremony. “But I am really sad for Roger. He is a friend and I know he is a great champion, whether he wins or loses.”
For the third consecutive year in Paris, the top-ranked Federer sought to become the sixth man to win all four Grand Slam events. Nadal defeated him in the semifinals in 2005 and in the final last year.
“Of course I’m a bit sad, a bit disappointed,” Federer said. “I hope to one day win it.” Keep reading