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Fashion Focus: Rafa To Go Sleeveless In NYC?

In January 2009, a shocking occurrence rocked the tennis world: Rafael Nadal stepped on court wearing a shirt… with sleeves. Now, 5 years later, it seems the opposite is about to occur. Rumors are swirling, yet to be confirmed by Nike or any retailers, and he’s been seen practicing in the above top in Mallorca, but […]

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Round-Up Of Rafa’s 9th Roland Garros Win

Rafael Nadal raised a historic 9th Roland Garros trophy on Sunday, after defeating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 (watch highlights here). When asked if they should change the name from Roland Garros to Nadal Garros, Rafa said: “Well, thank you very much. The name is very nice, Roland Garros, so…  (Laughter.)  Don’t need to […]

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Fashion Focus: Serena, Rafa & Roger Nike Wimby 2014

Serena Williams will step on the grass court at Wimbledon wearing Nike’s Lawn Novelty Knit Dress in hopes of regaining momentum after her shocking upset at Roland Garros. It’s the same style as her French Open dress, in white with a grey accent, but hopefully will bring her a little more luck this time. Wimbledon […]

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Exclusive Giveaway: “Nadal: The Biography”

In honor of Rafael Nadal‘s bid to win his record 9th French Open title, The Slice is offering a chance for one lucky reader to win a free copy of the new book by Tom Oldfield, Nadal: The Biography. The book offers insight into the training and lifestyle that has made Rafa such an incredible champion. Enter […]

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Rafa Schools Amigos At Poker At Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal took some time away from Roland Garros practice for a little poker with his amigos, Juan Monaco, Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco. So who do you think won? When they lose they blame their luck, but I’ve put more hours than they have, that’s why I win. That’s my trick pic.twitter.com/gFU5HC4KtS — Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) […]

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Sharapova, Nadal Take Home Madrid Spiky Stick

It was a big day in Madrid for Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal, who both became the singles champions at the Mutua Madrid Open on Sunday. First, Maria defeated Simona Halep 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 for her 31st WTA title. “I like the work that I put in and I want to get the opportunities to […]

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Nadal Named Honorary Madrid Citizen

Monday in Madrid, Rafael Nadal was awarded as honorary citizen of the city of Madrid at the Cibeles Palace. View more photos and video from the ceremony here. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Fashion Focus: Nike 2014 Roland Garros Kits

    Nike has unveiled the looks for its top athletes for Roland Garros this year, including Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka. Take a look and see, which are your favorites? As expected, Rafa will look cool in a striking bright blue top and matching Lunar Ballistec shoes. Shop Rafa’s collection here. […]

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Sharapova, Nadal, Dimitrov Model New Nike Tech Pack

We’ve already seen the ad featuring Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal and Grigor Dimitrov, now Nike has released new imagery of the trio modeling the new Nike Tech Pack. Nike is also spotlighting each player online: Maria’s tagline: “FOR HERE IS AN ATHLETE WHO KNOWS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A BASELINE AND AN A-LINE, A DROP SHOT AND A DROPPED HEM.” […]

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Sharapova, Nadal, Dimitrov Star In Nike Tech Pack Ad

Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal and Grigor Dimitrov join other Nike athletes in a new video promoting the Nike Tech Pack for Summer. The trio are definitely looking hip and great to see Grigor being featured more by Nike. Watch! (Video: Nike)

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