Tag Archives: Rafael Nadal

When Rafael met Refaeli: Rafael Nadal in Sports Illustrated

Bar Refaeli - Rafael Nadal

I bet you have already seen the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, featuring world No. 2 Rafael Nadal, supermodel Bar Refaeli, as well as LA Clippers guard Chris Paul, and Olympic Swimming Champion Michael Phelps, but here are some more pics.

I really felt the chemistry between Bar Refaeli and Michael Phelps, and that between her and Chris Paul, but when I saw the pics of the Spaniard 10-times Grand Slam champion, I felt the opposite way.

Novak Djokovic Defends Australian Open Crown

Novak Djokovic Australian Open 2012 champion

In the final of Australian Open 2012 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal opened a chapter in the breathtaking history of their encounters. The latest chapter proved to be the longest and most dramatic than the previous ones, and only after almost 6 hours of exhausting and tough fight, the reigning champion managed to defend his title, although his opponent was so close from stealing his crown this time.

5 hours 53 minutes of an epic match, a fight to remember. Two best players of the game currently, once again met in the final stage of a Grand Slam tournament, to find out who is the best of the best among them.

Summary of Australian Open Day 5 in Pics

Roger Federer Australian Open

My daily photo summary continues as the temps in Australia get higher and the matches in Melbourne Park become even more thrilling and close.

We’re almost reached the first weekend of the first Grand Slam of the year, can you believe it?!

Here is a look at the fifth day of the Australian Open 2012 action in pics, with the main favorites safely passing through.

Australian Open 2012: Who’ll Take Men’s Title

Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open 2011

As Australian Open is about to start in Melbourne, the tennis world faces some questions to answer, like will Novak Djokovic complete a Grand Slam; will Rafael Nadal find some weapons to win it against Nole; will Roger Federer find motivation to win a Major again, and the toughest one – will Andy Murray finally win a Grand Slam tournament? With all these question on mind, we are looking at the men’s draw and making some humble predictions.

Spain wins Davis Cup, breaking Argentina’s heart

Spain Davis Cup 2011 winner

Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer proved just too strong for opponents in Davis Cup final.

The final match of Davis Cup 2011 ended in another gruelling defeat for Argentina, as their bid to win first Davis Cup title ended on Sunday, with 1-3 loss to Spain, which has established as dominating nation in the competition for over a decade.

Rafael Nadal was once again the hero of the nation, winning two matches, and giving Spanish team the unassailable 3-1 lead on Sunday, with a tough 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (0) win over Juan Martin del Potro. The match lasted 4 hours and 8 minutes, giving the world number two his 20th win in Davis Cup.