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Players Attend China Open Party In Beijing

  It was a long day of matches in Beijing for most, but the players still came out Monday night for the China Open player party at the InterContinental hotel. Ana Ivanovic (who won earlier) and Caroline Wozniacki looked stunning as usual, all dressed up for the event. Novak Djokovic, who never loses in Beijing, looked great in […]

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Rafa Makes Return In Kazakhstan Exo Vs Tsonga

Rafael Nadal hadn’t played a match since his defeat at Wimbledon but made a winning return on Thrusday in Kazakshtan. Rafa defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 in an exhibition match in Astana. Rafa tweeted: Feliz de volver a las pistas. La mejor sensación es esta…Happy to be back on the court. The best feeling is […]

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Happy birthday to Juan Martin del Potro, who is really just a big kid, right? (Pic above from a trip to Disney that just needed to be shared again). Best news: Victoria Duval is cancer free. Rafael Nadal withdrew from the IPTL but no worries… Roger Federer is in. In a great piece from The Wall Street […]

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Rafael Nadal continues to work on his poker skills as he tries out bluffing in this funny video from PokerStars. Optimistically hoping this isn’t true but sadly think it might be: Li Na is reportedly set to announce her retirement from tennis. Andy Murray voiced his support for Scotland’s independence but told Daily Mail that whether or not […]

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Fashion Focus: Nike To Launch Nike Court Collection

Nike is launching the new Nike Court Collection by Fragment on August 21, which will mesh vintage, heritage fashions with fresh, modern styles. Nike says “designer Hiroshi Fujiwara mixes the spirit of sport with the essence of design to create a beautiful clash between age-old tradition and present-day attitude.” The collection features familiar faces, like Rafael Nadal, and […]

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Serena Williams, Li Na, Genie Bouchard, Victoria Azarenka and Rafael Nadal are among the star athletes to be featured in the new ad for the 2014 Fall Nike Tech Pack. After winning his 80th ATP title in Cincinnati on Sunday, Roger Federer has qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals for a record 13th year in […]

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Madame Tussauds Wuhan Unveils Nadal

Thursday in Wuhan, Madame Tussauds unveiled a new wax statue of Rafael Nadal as well as a new area for where visitors can play a variety of tennis-related games. Rafa joins Li Na at that museum location as part of a project to help locals fall more in love with tennis. View more pictures of […]

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Nadal Presents Tennis School In Mallorca

#453515524 / gettyimages.com Rafael Nadal was on hand Tuesday for a presentation of the facilities in Mallorca that will be the “Centre Tenis & Padel,” the first phase of the future Rafael Nadal International Tennis Centre. Rafa has no doubt put Mallorca on the map and will now leave his legacy there with this gigantic […]

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Fashion Focus: Nike Officially Releases US Open Kits

Nike has officially released the prominent player collections for this year’s US Open. Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov and Victoria Azarenka are among those highlighted. What’s even more exciting is the night kits, which include darker/black versions of the Nike Lunar Ballistec and Nike Vapor 9.5 Tour sneakers. The most fashionable city (sorry, […]

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Nadal Shows Us He’s Working Hard To Recover

On Tuesday, the Spanish tennis federation said Rafael Nadal‘s recovery from a right wrist injury is “on track.” “Following a scan and clinical evaluation, his progress is on track, although he will still have tests from time to time,” the RFET said. On Wednesday, Rafa posted this training video to YouTube. It’s clear he’s working […]

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