Rafael Nadal beat Juan Martin Del Potro to win his record 22nd ATP World Tour Masters tennis title at the BNP Paribas Open, successfully coming through his first hard-court test following a seven-month injury layoff.
Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Roger Federer in straight sets in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals, the pair’s earliest matchup at a tennis tournament since beginning their rivalry nine years ago.
Top-seeded Roger Federer was knocked out of the U.S. Open by Tomas Berdych, ending a summer run that included a Wimbledon title, an Olympic silver medal and a return to the No. 1 world ranking in tennis.
Novak Djokovic takes on Andy Murray in the Australian Open tennis final today having had more than 24 hours longer to rest. The defending champion said it won’t be an advantage as he seeks a third straight title.