Reuters | Friday December 27, 2013
Rafael Nadal had one of the best seasons of his career in 2013 following his return in February after seven months out with a knee injury, winning 10 tournaments including a record eighth French Open crown and a second US Open title.
Associated Press | Tuesday September 10, 2013
Nadal acknowledged there was something special about his latest trophy because he watched last year's US Open on TV from the sofa back home in Spain, sidelined by a left knee injury that forced him off the tour for about seven months.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 11, 2013
Nadal's straight-sets defeat to Darcis, ranked 135th in the world, led to speculation about the impact of the clay-court season on a previous injury, an inflammation of the knee cap, which curtailed Nadal's 2012 campaign.
Agence France-Presse | Friday June 28, 2013
The bottom half of the women's draw has been devastated after world number two Victoria Azarenka withdrew with a knee injury and world number three, Maria Sharapova, the 2004 champion, slumped to shock defeat against Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher De Brito.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 22, 2013
Nadal, 27, and now the holder of 12 Grand Slam titles, is only seeded five this year at Wimbledon which starts on Monday. He has been placed in the same half of the draw as seven-time champion Roger Federer, the third seed, and Andy Murray, the second seed.
Agence-France-Presse | Monday June 10, 2013
Rafael Nadal's stirring comeback from a career-threatening knee injury was crowned at the French Open on Sunday when he won the Roland Garros title for a record eighth time to move into joint third place in the all-time list of Grand Slam winners on 12.
Associated Press | Tuesday April 16, 2013
The Spaniard has made an impressive return to the circuit after seven months out with a left knee injury, reaching the final of the four tournaments he's played in - winning three - and racing to a career best 17-1 start to the season.
Associated Press | Sunday March 3, 2013
Nadal missed seven months with a left knee injury before making his comeback in the Latin American clay court season. On Saturday, he beat the three-time defending champion David Ferrer in just 65 minutes.
Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
Spain's 11-time Grand Slam champion will conclude a three-tournament Latin American comeback tour in Acapulco, playing in his third ATP clay court tournament in four weeks.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 17, 2013
The former world number one, who is recovering from a knee injury, battled hard to dismiss his 27-year-old semi-final opponent, winning 6-3, 6-7, 6-1 in nearly two hours.
Agence France Presse | Saturday February 16, 2013
Nadal, who is recovering from a knee injury, at times appeared a bit tentative but used powerful serves and brilliant drop shots to tame his opponent.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Nadal had lost the singles and doubles finals of VTR Open on Sunday at his comeback event in Vina del Mar, Chile following a seven-month knee injury absence.
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 31, 2013
Nadal will enter the Vina del Mar tournament at the second-round stage, with his first match scheduled for Wednesday, February 6.
Associated Press | Friday December 21, 2012
The 26-year-old Spaniard is set to play in Abu Dhabi on Dec. 27. It will be his first match since he was sidelined with tendinitis in his left knee after a second-round loss to 100th-ranked Lukas Rosol at Wimbledon in June.
Forums | Tuesday December 4, 2012
Agence France Presse | Tuesday November 20, 2012
Former world No.1 Rafael Nadal has returned to training at his Mallorca base after nearly five months on the sidelines with a knee injury.
Associated Press | Wednesday October 10, 2012
Swimming as part of his rehabilitation from a left knee injury, Rafael Nadal said he has been more encouraged recently about his progress and hopes to resume practice soon. He didn't rule out playing next month in the ATP World Tour Finals or Davis Cup final, but added that such a quick return would be difficult.
Associated Press | Tuesday October 2, 2012
Rafael Nadal plans to return from a knee injury at an Abu Dhabi exhibition tournament in December.
Agence-France Presse | Thursday September 6, 2012
Doctors have ruled out surgery to treat Rafael Nadal's knee injury and he could be back on the practice court in a month, Spanish tennis federation doctor Angel Ruiz-Cotorro said Wednesday.
Agence-France Presse | Friday August 10, 2012
Rafael Nadal on Thursday withdrew from next week's Cincinnati Masters due to his continuing knee injury, the Spaniard said on his Twitter feed.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 12, 2012
Spanish world number two Rafael Nadal announced on Thursday that he has returned to training for the first time since suffering an injury to his left knee at last month's Miami Masters.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 31, 2012
Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Miami Masters prior to his scheduled semi-final against Andy Murray on Friday with a knee injury.
Associated Press | Wednesday June 29, 2011
Toni Nadal, Rafael's uncle and coach, offered this assessment to a handful of reporters on Tuesday, "Even if he was 50 percent, I would tell you he's 100 percent. But he will be 100 percent. Everything's fine."
Sports News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 29, 2010
Rafael Nadal will miss up to four weeks of competition to recover from a knee injury that forced him to quit in the third set of his Australian Open quarterfinal against Andy Murray.