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Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal Resting Ailing Back Before Wimbledon

Jun 14, 2014 05:25 PM EDT

Rafael Nadal says he is taking some time off before Wimbledon to rest a recurring back injury that he originally suffered during the Australian Open in January.

Andy Murray

Remedy for Andy Murray Spanking at Hand of Rafael Nadal; John McEnroe

Jun 07, 2014 12:52 AM EDT

John McEnroe said Andy Murray's French Open semifinal against Rafael Nadal would be a test to determine whether Murray was close to returning to his status among tennis' elite. Now that Murray knows where he stands, it's time to enlist McEnroe as coach to close the gap.

Rafael Nadal

Lack of confidence turning clay-court maestro Rafael Nadal into Joe Dirt?

Apr 18, 2014 06:17 PM EDT

World's No. 1 player Rafael Nadal revealed that self-confidence has become an issue since his semifinal loss to Stanislaus Wawrinka at the Australian Open and could've been part of the reason for his loss to countryman David Ferrer on Friday in Monte Carlo.

Li Na

Li Na Net Worth News Update: Will Chinese Star Beat Maria Sharapova in Earnings? Australian Open Win and Fun Personality to Attract Sponsors [VIDEO]

Feb 01, 2014 11:24 AM EST

Chinese tennis star Li Na just took home the first Grand Slam of the year after triumphing in the Australian Open last week, but she could be eyeing another title -- that of being the richest female athlete in the world which currently belongs to Russian star Maria Sharapova.

Stanislas Wawrinka

German Newspapers Call Swiss Star Stanislas Wawrinka 'German Tennis Sensation' After Winning Australian Open

Jan 31, 2014 02:01 AM EST

Bild Zeitung printed a headline about Swiss Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka, claming that he also is German because of his dual-citizenship. Swiss newspapers took exception.

Caroline Wozniacki

Former No. 1 Women's Player Caroline Wozniacki Fires Former Maria Sharapova Coach Thomas Hogstedt After Three-Month Relationship

Jan 30, 2014 12:19 AM EST

Caroline Wozniacki, the world's No. 1 player from 2010-11, fired Thomas Hogstedt after just three months after Wozniacki's less-than-impressive result at the Australian Open and Hogstedt's impromptu vacation superseding plans to accompany Wozniacki to a tournament in Dubai.

Roger Federer Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer Accuses Rafael Nadal of Deliberate Grunting During Australian Open Semifinals

Jan 25, 2014 01:26 AM EST

A rejuvenated Roger Federer complained that Rafael Nadal was intentionally grunting during their semifinal match in the first Grand Slam event of 2014, a sign that Federer thinks he has regained the ability to compete for Grand Slam titles.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

Nadal Brings Federer Crashing Back To Earth

Jan 24, 2014 10:17 AM EST

Hard reality crushed a fairytale revival at Melbourne Park as a ruthless Rafa Nadal inflicted more grand slam agony on Roger Federer with a straight-sets rout on Friday that booked his third Australian Open final.

Stanislas Wawrinka

Wawrinka Reaches First Final, Li To Meet Cibulkova

Jan 23, 2014 09:55 AM EST

Stanislas Warwinka edged Tomas Berdych in the tightest of duels to reach his first grand slam final at the 36th attempt on Thursday and set up a possible all-Swiss Australian Open title showdown against Roger Federer.

Eugenie Bouchard

Justin Bieber Responds to Eugenie Bouchard's Australian Open Shout-Out With a Tweet Saying 'Good Luck'

Jan 23, 2014 12:23 AM EST

Australian Open semifinalist Eugenie Bouchard's on-court interview after her win over Ana Ivanovic, in which she said she wanted to date Justin Bieber, finally got back to Bieber himself, and he sent a message back via Twitter.

Roger Federer

Federer Wins Murray Dog Fight, Nadal Gets Lucky

Jan 22, 2014 10:08 AM EST

Roger Federer's revival gathered pace as he edged Andy Murray in a late-night dog fight to set up a blockbuster Australian Open semi-final with world No.1 Rafa Nadal who earlier on Wednesday had rode his luck to beat Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic Loss in Australian Open Sends Critics Flocking To Question Boris Becker's Coaching as Gambling Site Posts Odds on Split

Jan 21, 2014 11:25 PM EST

World's No. 2 Novak Djokovic suffered a five-set loss to Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open to end Djokovic's 25-match losing streak Down Under. Djokovic's relationship with new coach Boris Becker quickly became the speculated reason for the loss.

Stanislas Wawrinka

Wawrinka Dethrones Djokovic In Melbourne Park Thriller

Jan 21, 2014 10:10 AM EST

Stanislas Wawrinka brought a dramatic end to Novak Djokovic's quest for a fourth successive Australian Open title in the quarter-finals on Tuesday when he finally found a way to beat the Serbian in a grand slam five-setter.

Eugenie Bouchard

Australian Open Semifinalist Eugenie Bouchard Reveals Crush on Justin Bieber During Awkward Post-Match Interview

Jan 21, 2014 02:10 AM EST

After defeating Serena Williams conqueror Ana Ivanovic in three sets during the Australian Open quarterfinals, Canada's Eugenie Borchard conducted an on-court post-match interview, in which the interview for some reason asked who she would date if she could date anyone. Bouchard blurted out "Justin Bieber."

Maria Sharapova

'Big Four' Through As Sharapova Sinks In Melbourne

Jan 20, 2014 10:18 AM EST

Rafa Nadal came through his first proper test to storm into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday but Maria Sharapova was ushered to the exit after a second big shock in as many days in the women's draw.

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