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Rafael Nadal urges fans to stay at home during coronavirus pandemic

Rafael Nadal has urged all his fans to practice caution in the wake of coronavirus outbreak while sending a message of support to the health authorities and workers fighting the pandemic globally.

Rafael Nadal reacts to Indian Wells cancellation: “Stay all well and safe”

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Rafael Nadal has reacted as Indian Wells tennis tournament is cancelled over coronavirus fears.

He posted on Twitter:

You probably all heard the news. Indian Wells cancelled.

We are here and still deciding what’s next. So sad for all that is happening around the world with this situation.

Hopefully soon solutions from the authorities. Stay all well and safe.

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Rafael Nadal beats Taylor Fritz for third Acapulco title

(AFP) – World number two Rafael Nadal captured his first ATP Tour title of 2020, easily defeating unseeded Taylor Fritz in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, in the final of the Mexico Open on Saturday. He didn’t drop a set all week and improved to 19-2 all-time at this event.

He nabbed his third Mexico Open title to go with victories in 2013 and 2005.

“I couldn’t be happier. I played a great event…

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Mexican Open Final: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Taylor Fritz in Acapulco?

Rafael Nadal and Taylor Fritz will square off for the Acapulco title on Saturday, with both players seeking their first titles of the season. This will be the first ATP Head2Head meeting between them.

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Date: February 29, 2019

Match time: 10 PM local time / 11 PM EST –  New York, Montreal / Sunday 4 AM United Kingdom / Sunday 5 AM  CET –…

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Rafael Nadal defeats Grigor Dimitrov to reach Acapulco final

(AFP) – Rafael Nadal used a steady stream of blistering forehand winners and a heavy dose of precision serves to book his spot in the ATP Mexico Open final with a convincing 6-3, 6-2 win over Grigor Dimitrov.

It has been 15 years since Rafa won for the first time here. He also won in 2013 and improved to 18-2 at this event overall.

“I’m very happy. A great victory against one of the best…

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Rafael Nadal off to a winning start in Acapulco

(AFP) – Rafael Nadal marked his return to action with a straight-sets victory over Pablo Andujar on Tuesday as he launched his bid to reclaim the world number one ranking at the Mexico Open in Acapulco.

The 33-year-old Spaniard, playing for the first time since his quarter-final exit to Dominic Thiem at the Australian Open last month, claimed a 6-3, 6-2 victory over compatriot Andujar in 1hr…

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Mexican Open 2020 draw: How will Rafael Nadal fare in Acapulco?

The draw for the Mexican Open has been released and Rafael Nadal will face countryman Pablo Andujar in the opening round.  

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Rafa’s potential route to the final:

  • 1st round: Pablo Andujar
  • 2nd round: Alex de Minaur
  • Quarter-final: Dusan Lajovic
  • Semi-final: Stan Wawrinka
  • Final: Alexander Zverev

Projected quarterfinals:

  • Rafael Nadal vs. Dusan Lajovic

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VIDEO: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer play Simon Says with kids in South Africa

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer played a game of ‘Simon Says’ with children from Hangberg pre-primary in Hout Bay on Friday ahead of their exhibition match in Cape Town.

VIDEO: Highlights of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s exhibition match in Cape Town

There were trick shots, funny moments and brilliant rallies during the exhibition match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in Cape Town. Doubles match: Roger Federer & Bill Gates v Rafa Nadal & Trevor Noah

PHOTOS: Fedal warm-ups for their tennis match in Cape Town

Earlier today, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer had a light warm-up on the Grand Parade in Cape Town ahead of the Match in Africa charity event. Here are a few photos.

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