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Nadal tops Djokovic at U.S. Open

September 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the U.S. Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee. Continue Reading

Lukas Rosol upsets Nadal at Wimbledon

June 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Rafael Nadal made his earliest Grand Slam exit since 2005 when he was overpowered Thursday by big-serving Lukas Rosol 6-7 (9), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the second round at Wimbledon. Continue Reading

Djokovic beats Nadal to win 1st US Open title

September 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Returning brilliantly, swatting winners from all angles, the No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic beat defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1 Monday night in a final chock-full of lengthy, mesmerizing points to earn his first U.S. Open title and third Grand Slam trophy of 2011. Continue Reading

Nadal has shaky start to US Open title defense

August 30, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Rafael Nadal’s first match as defending U.S. Open champion was hardly a tour de force. Continue Reading

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US Open Tennis: Rafael Nadal wins, completes career Grand Slam

September 14, 2010 in INFORUM

NEW YORK For seven years, Rafael Nadal deposited his share of skin and blood and sweat and effort on the imposing blue court in the middle of the biggest tennis stadium in the world. Continue Reading

Pro tennis: In the vault

September 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

By winning coveted Open title, Nadal runs his Grand Slam repertoire to nine Continue Reading