Rafa thrilled to be back at four in the world20 May 2013
It's felt weird seeing Rafa outside the top four and the Spanish legend is now back where he belongs.
Poor old David Ferrer. He had the chance to put Rafa away in Madrid last week, didn't take it and now his close friend has leapfrogged him back into the top four in time for the French Open. Novak...
Rome Masters - Best Shots of the Week!20 May 2013
Featuring Nadal, Djokovic, Berdych and Janowicz, treat yourself to this shot-making bonanza!
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From David Ferrer's incredible retrieving to Jerzy Janowicz's acrobatics, pretty much all these points brought the crowd ...
Shot of the Day - Rafa's rip-roaring backhand20 May 2013
Few players can unleash on the run quite like Rafael Nadal. Check this out!
Nadal is the undisputed master of passing shots on the run, maybe only Andy Murray can rival him in this department. When he first emerged on the tour, the Spaniard's backhand was seen as a weakness, a go-to shot for attac...
Federer - Rafa's tennis was too good for me today20 May 2013
Too good. That was Federer's frank assessment of Nadal's performance and you have to agree with him!
Federer is still waiting to win his first ATP title of 2013 after a pretty one-sided 6-1, 6-3 rout at the hands of his great rival in the Rome Masters final.
"Yeah I mean, didn't go the way I was h...
Rafa rules in Rome once again!19 May 2013
Rafa handed Roger another clay-court masterclass in Rome today. What a performance!
Nadal has been in a class of his own this weekend and he handed Federer one of the most one-sided beatings of his career to clinch his seventh title in the Italian capital. If the Swiss hadn't broken right at the e...
Rome Masters: Roger Federer news19 May 2013
Roger Federer is aiming to win the Rome Masters for the first time. Stay up to date with his progress here.
Federer will be hoping it's third time lucky this afternoon. He first made the Rome final as a 21 year old back in 2003 when he was regarded as something of an underachiever, an outrageousl...
Rome Masters: Rafael Nadal news1 minute ago
Rafael Nadal will be attempting to defend his title at the 2013 Rome Masters. We'll keep you updated on his progress.
It hasn't been an easy week for Nadal but he's just a win away from his seventh Rome title and his 24th Masters crown. After unconvincing performances against Ernests Gulbis and Da...
Rome Masters 2013 live stream19 May 2013
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You can watch and bet on the Rome Masters live for free at bet365 > live streaming > tennisIt's been a while since we last saw these two great champions contesting a final and it's set to be a fabulous spectacle as ever. The la...
Federer - Rafa's had a great comeback but somebody's gotta stop him19 May 2013
Roger Federer looked pretty relaxed as he joked that somebody's gotta stop Rafa!
Federer was happy to have ended Benoit Paire's surging run in the semis. Federer had beaten the Frenchman pretty comfortably in the past but Paire has worked up a head of steam this week with wins over Juan Martin Del...
Shot of the Day - Berdych goes down firing19 May 2013
Berdych may be out but he pulled off the shot of the day!
How about this for a backhand? Rafa Nadal turns defence into attack so well and Berdych looked to have lost the point after the Spaniard read the direction of his forehand drive volley. However Berdych guessed right as Nadal unleashed a tra...
Flashback - Nadal tops Federer in five hour Rome thriller18 May 2013
Seven years ago these two great rivals contested one of the best matches of the past decade.
Federer and Nadal have contested 19 finals so far and their 2006 Rome Masters clash has to go down as one of their top five greatest matches.
Smarting from his defeat to the teenage Spaniard in the French ...
Nadal looking forward to 'special' match against Federer18 May 2013
These two great protagonists are set to spar off yet again and Nadal is determined to enjoy every moment.
Nadal is currently the record holder in Masters 1000 events with 23 titles in total. Six of them have come here in Rome and it wasn't hard to see why after watching his sublime performance aga...
Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal - Rome Masters live stream18 May 2013
It's been the defining rivalry of the past decade. What will Federer versus Nadal No. 30 hold?
Federer is attempting to beat Nadal for just the third time in fifteen attempts and his struggles against the Spaniard on clay are the main reason why he trails 19-10 on the head-to-head between the pair...
Rome Masters: Semi-Final photos18 May 2013
What a day! After Saturday's semi-finals we can look forward to another scintillating Federer versus Nadal final in Rome, and an epic WTA showdown between Serena and Azarenka. Here are the best photos from the day's action.
With the dust settling on semi-finals day at the Rome Masters, we've put...
Rome Masters hot shot: David Ferrer18 May 2013
There's a reason why they call David Ferrer 'the wall'. Just watch this video and you'll know exactly why.
David Ferrer keeps getting beaten by his biggest rivals, yet he fully commands the respect of the 'big four'. This video should explain why. The dogged Spaniard has an exceptional defensive...