Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicRafael Nadal

Topic: Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer bids tearful farewell to tennis career in London, longtime rival Nadal in tears

The duo shared an emotional moment after Federer after the doubles clash at the ongoing Laver Cup 2022. First battling it out in 2004, they have faced each other in 40 matches.

Farewell Federer, the best tennis player to touch the court. You’re GOAT beyond numbers

With 20 Grand Slams, 103 ATPs, 24 years, Roger Federer changed tennis from a game of power to one of grace.

17 years ago, I fell in love with the ‘phoenix of tennis’. Rafael Nadal is more than a player

Nadal’s journey, above all, for two long decades, has been the greatest display of human resilience ever witnessed in sport.

Not work ethic, fighting spirit or tenacity, Nadal’s ability to ‘handle’ injury sets him apart

As Rafael Nadal turn 36 Friday, its time to both honour and celebrate not just one of the greatest tennis careers, but one of the greatest sporting careers of all time.

Tennis’ new sensation is 19-yr-old Federer fan, who beat Nadal & Djokovic to win Madrid Open

Carlos Alcaraz from Spain also defeated world No.3 Zverev to lift the trophy, and is among favourites to win French Open. His coach is former No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero.

Nadal-Medvedev match pitted tough Russian winter against Spanish suffering. Tennis won

We are living in the best era of men’s tennis. 

Economic Survey’s growth forecast sensible. India has to ensure macro-economic stability

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Rafael Nadal tests positive for Covid after returning from Abu Dhabi

The tennis player is in isolation at home and says he is enduring unpleasant moments but hopes to improve 'little by little'.

Novak Djokovic can be the GOAT of tennis. But he won’t be loved like Nadal and Federer

Novak Djokovic now shares record 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. And yet he is the clear outcast in the tennis' Big Three.

Rafael Nadal to skip Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics after ‘demanding’ clay-court season

Nadal, who lost in the French Open semifinal round, said a short gap of two weeks between Roland Garros and Wimbledon 'didn't make it easier' on his body to recover.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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