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Latest news: Rafael Nadal

Hip injury forces Rafael Nadal out of Australian Open

A muscle tear has forced 22-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal out of this month's Australian Open, raising concerns for the 37-year-old's career.

Roger Federer retiring from pro tennis at age 41

Roger Federer is retiring from professional tennis at the age of 41 after a series of knee operations, closing one of the great careers in sport.

Nick Kyrgios into Wimbledon final after Rafa withdraws

Nick Kyrgios is in the Wimbledon men's final after his semi-final opponent Rafael Nadal had to pull out on the eve of the match with an abdomen injury.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic slam Wimbledon’s Russia and Belarus bans

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have spoken out against Wimbledon's ban on Russian and Belarusian players over the Ukraine invasion.

Canberra’s Kyrgios rides rollercoaster in Nadal loss at Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal has overcome Nick Kyrgios in a drama-filled and tightly fought Indian Wells Masters quarter-final, continuing the Spaniard's perfect start to 2022.

Djokovic support for Ukraine’s Stakhovsky

Novak Djokovic has pledged financial help to retired tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky, who has enlisted in Ukrainia's reserve army.

Nadal says 21 slams not enough in race against Djokovic, Federer

Newly crowned Australian Open men's champion Rafael Nadal thinks he will have to secure more than 21 grand slams to become the most decorated in tennis.

Nadal stages his ‘greatest comeback’ to win 21st grand slam

A "physically destroyed" Rafael Nadal is savouring the "greatest comeback" of his matchless career after staging an epic Australian Open final fightback to claim a record-setting 21st grand slam singles crown.