The Early Lead: Rafael Nadal

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Rafael Nadal, with second U.S. Open win, eyes Roger Federer’s record

Master of many surfaces, Spaniard is four Grand Slam titles behind Federer, one back of Pete Sampras.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, U.S. Open

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Rafael Nadal upset in his Wimbledon opener

Steve Darcis sends the French Open champ, who appeared to be battling an injury, home early.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Wimbledon

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 06/09/2013

Rafael Nadal wins eighth French Open

David Ferrer, a shirtless intruder and rain are no deterrent.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:01 PM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Ferrer, French Open, Rafael Nadal, Tennis

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/09/2013

Fan with lighted flare rushes court in Rafael Nadal's French Open final

Shirtless, masked man with a lighted flare is subdued by security.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  French Open, Rafael Nadal, Tennis