Sainz wants to challenge Verstappen and Red Bull: 'Ferrari must be perfect' - GPblog

Carlos Sainz has his sights set on revenge in the 2023 Formula 1 season. The Spaniard finished ahead of teammate Charles Leclerc in the championship in his first year at Ferrari. The 2023 season will require a perfect season from both himself and Ferrari. He sees 2022 F1 season mainly as an important learning year.
#Sainz #RedBull #Formula1 #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

Rafael Nadal's doubts about the NextGen: "It's very difficult to reach 20 Slams"

Rafa Nadal is one of the most anticipated men at the Australian Open 2023. The Spaniard has won 22 Grand Slams and is still playing at the age of 36. Nadal has experienced many emotions in the last twelve months, from doubts about his physical conditions to paternity, which arrived in the final part of a crazy 2022.
#RafaelNadal #NextGen #Slam #News #Sports #Tennis


3 weeks ago

Adelaide International 2 2023: Paula Badosa vs Daria Kasatkina preview, head-to-head, prediction, odds and pick

Paula Badosa and Daria Kasatkina meet in the 2023 Adelaide International 2 on Friday. Badosa beat Estonia's Anett Kontaveit in straight sets in the first round. The Spaniard beat Beatriz Haddad Maia 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the quarterfinals of the tournament. The match will be played at Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, Adelaide, Australia.
#PaulaBadosa #AdelaideInternational #AdelaideInternational2 #Spania #Estonia #News #Sports #Tennis


3 weeks ago

Facing Rafael Nadal at Australian Open 2023 will be a special occasion for me, says Jack Draper

Jack Draper is looking forward to facing Rafael Nadal in the first round. The 21-year-old will make his main draw debut at Melbourne Park. The Spaniard has been handed a tough draw at the Australian Open 2023. Nadal has a 114-17 record against fellow left-handers and has lost only once (2016 against Fernando Verdasco)
#JackDraper #Spania #AustralianOpen #MelbournePark #News #Sports #Tennis


3 weeks ago

"Someday I will leave F1, but never the engine": Fernando Alonso delivers poignant statement about his future in the sport

Fernando Alonso recently announced his switch to Aston Martin. The 41-year-old replaced Sebastian Vettel at the Silverstone-based team. Alonso won the F1 world title in 2005 and 2006 with Renault, before the French outfit became Alpine. The Spaniard is optimistic about his future with Aston Martin, where he will drive alongside Lance Stroll.
#FernandoAlonso #AstonMartin #Silverstone #French #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Dakar 2023: Sainz leads Stage 1 from Loeb, Al-Attiyah struggles

Sainz’s teammate Mattias Ekstrom led the majority of the 367km special near Sea Camp in Saudi Arabia. The former DTM ace jumped from fourth - and more than two minutes down - to clinch his 42nd career stage win in the dakar Rally. It marked an incredible turnaround for the Spaniard, a four-time overall winner of the prestigious rally-raid.
#Sainz #DTM #dakarRally #Spania #SeaCamp #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Fernando Alonso's Aston Martin move shows brutal world of F1 driver contracts hasn't disappeared, claims commentator

Fernando Alonso's move to aston Martin came as a surprise shortly after Sebastian Vettel announced his retirement from the sport. The Spaniard had claimed all season that he wanted to stay with Alpine. He said ensuring the future of a driver is a key role for a team manager.
#FernandoAlonso #Alpine #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

"He makes everything look good" - Sydney photographer opens up about the 'absolute' pleasure of photographing Rafael Nadal

The 22-time grand slam winner has landed in australia for the 2023 United Cup. He photographed the Spaniard during a practice session ahead of the tournament's start.
#RafaelNadal #UnitedCup #Spania #stra #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Nick Kyrgios thanks Rafael Nadal for having his back after Spaniard lavishes praise on his talent

The 22-time grand Slam winner said that the bad boy of tennis has all the ammunition to win every tournament, excluding the French Open. He played final in Wimbledon, and in new york he was close to the finals. The former world no. 2 won the next two meetings in 2016 and 2017.
#NickKyrgios #FrenchOpen #Spania #Wimbledon #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Serge Ibaka slams Kendrick Perkins after he questioned his age

Kendrick Perkins questioned Serge Ibaka's true age in a series of social media posts. The former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate said Ibaka was 21, but he was probably 30 at the time. The Spaniard slammed Perkins for his comments, saying: "If I was 30 years old in Oklahoma, I guess I'm 45 years old now?" Ibaka then tweeted: "Stop being so damn sensitive"
#SergeIbaka #Marca #Spania #Oklahoma #News #Sports #Basketball


1 months ago

"Two Grand Slam titles are not easily won every year" - Rafael Nadal expresses satisfaction with his tennis results in 2022

The 36-year-old was asked to name the best and worst parts of his life this year. He has won multiple majors in a calendar year on six occasions, last achieving the feat in 2019. The Spaniard also revealed that pop singer Julio Iglesias is his favorite vocalist.
#JulioIglesias #Spania #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Esteban Ocon maintains Renault power is one of Alpine's 'good assets' : PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon sees the Renault power unit as a 'good asset' for Alpine. The team finished P4 in the Constructors' standings in 2022. Ocon finished ahead of Fernando Alonso in the standings, scoring 92 points to Alonso’s 81. The Spaniard was forced to retire at the end of the season due to poor reliability.
#EstebanOcon #Renault #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Mark Slade places blame on McLaren, not Fernando Alonso for failed partnership : PlanetF1

Mark Slade was Fernando Alonso's race engineer at McLaren in 2007. The Spaniard and Lewis Hamilton's relationship soured as the season progressed. Alonso and Hamilton finished tied on points behind Kimi Raikkonen at the end of the season. But Slade believes the problems were more behind the team's problems than Alonso's.
#MarkSlade #McLaren #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

'I am lucky to have Novak Djokovic as a rival on the ATP Tour', says world number one Carlos Alcaraz - Sports News

Carlos Alcaraz says he is lucky to have Novak Djokovic as a rival on the ATP Tour. World number one says he wants to test himself against the world's best players. The Spaniard says he feels "almost 100%" ahead of the new season in Abu Dhabi. Alcarz says he has been training normally this past week and is feeling great.
#NovakDjokovic #SportsNews #ATPTour #Spania #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Fernando Alonso's retirement plans: Spaniard claims he can race in F1 for 'probably another 2 or 3 years'

Fernando Alonso is currently the oldest driver on the F1 grid, with the Spaniard turning 41 in July 2022. The 41-year-old F1 driver is aware of his limits and has expressed them clearly. Fernando Alonso further explained how he takes every aspect of his career quite differently because of his age. Mike Krack, Aston Martin's team principal, is not worried about Fernando Alonso's reputation with other teams.
#FernandoAlonso #AstonMartin #Spaniard #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

'Carlos Alcaraz was quick but had no muscles', says top coach

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest world number one in history. The 18-year-old broke into the top-20 at the start of the year in 2018. The Spaniard won three of the four Grands and left rivals behind. Juan Carlos Ferrero was named ATP coach of the season by his peers.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #Spania #Grands #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Alcaraz eager to measure himself against Djokovic at Australian Open

Carlos Alcaraz is looking forward to Novak Djokovic's return to the Australian Open next month. The 19-year-old Spaniard won five of his six ATP Tour singles titles in 2022, including the US Open and two Masters 1000s. The Spaniard says he is a lucky guy to have the best players in the world on tour. World No 1 says he has almost 100 percent recovered from an abdominal injury.
#CarlosAlcaraz #AustralianOpen #Spaniard #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Spaniard Francis Roig leaves Rafael Nadal’s coaching team

Francis Roig has been part of Rafael Nadal's team for the last 18 years. Roig says he will leave his role to start a new project with more than one player. Nadal thanks Roig for years of hard work and friendship. The world number two won the Australian Open and French Open titles in an injury-plagued year.
#FrancisRoig #SportsNews #AustralianOpen #FrenchOpen #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Holger Rune congratulates Carlos Alcaraz after the Spaniard wins the "Most Improved Player of the Year" award at the 2022 ATP Awards

World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz wins ATP Player of the Year award at ATP Awards. The 19-year-old Spaniard beat the likes of Maxime Cressy, Jack Draper, and Holger Rune. Rune was considered a favorite to win the honor, as he won his maiden Masters 1000 title in 2022 at the Paris Masters. Rune also received the honor of this season's Newcomer of the year.
#HolgerRune #Spania #ATPAwards #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz on facing Rafael Nadal: 'It was spectacular'

Carlos Alcaraz beat Rafael Nadal 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in three hours and 12 minutes. The Spaniard became the sixth-youngest Masters 1000 semi-finalist in history. Nadal won only two points more than Carlos and seized six breaks from 21 opportunities. The pair finished the season in the top-2 and wrote Spanish tennis history.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Spania #Masters1000 #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Rafael Nadal named 2022 Esquire Man of the Year for impressive campaign - India Today

Rafael Nadal was named Esquire Man of the Year in 2022 for his stupendous achievements this year. The Spaniard won the Australian Open and French Open in the last 12 months. Nadal also won the ATP Fans' Favourite Award in 2022. The 36-year-old has won 22 Grand Slam singles titles in his career.
#RafaelNadal #IndiaToday #Spania #AustralianOpen #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Rafael Nadal earns fifth ITF World Champion award

Rafael Nadal claimed two Major titles in 2022 and reached another semi-final at Wimbledon. The Spaniard defeated Casper Ruud in the final of the Australian Open in Melbourne Park. Nadal became the fourth player with five ITF honors after Pete Sampras, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. The king of clay missed Monte Carlo and Barcelona due to a fractured rib.
#RafaelNadal #Major #Spania #MelbournePark #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz rewarded with ATP Most Improved Player of the Year award

Carlos Alcaraz has won the 2022 ATP Most Improved Player of the Year award. The 19-year-old started the 2022 season ranked at No 32 in the world. 12 months later, he is the youngest No 1 in tennis history. The Spaniard won in total five titles this year, including two Masters titles.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Spania #Masters #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Rafael Nadal breaks new ground

Rafael Nadal is the first male tennis player with 17 million Instagram followers. The Spaniard is preparing for the new season, hoping to defend the Australian Open crown and secure his 23rd Major. Nadal won back-to-back Major titles in Melbourne and Paris for the first time in a career and became the only player with 22 notable crowns.
#RafaelNadal #Spania #AustralianOpen #Melbourne #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Rafael Nadal named Esquire's Man of the Year for 2022

Rafael Nadal has been named the 2022 Esquire Man of the Year by Esquire Magazine. The Spaniard won the first two Majors of the year - the Australian Open and the French Open. Nadal also won ATP Fans' Favorite Award for the first time in his career. The 36-year-old became the fourth different player to win the award, after Gustavo Kuerten, Marat Safin and Roger Federer.
#RafaelNadal #EsquireMagazine #Esquire #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Rafael Nadal posts his first BeReal from his tennis academy in Mallorca

Rafael Nadal recently took to social media to share his first BeReal with some new faces at his academy in Mallorca. The World No. 2 was recently voted as Fan's Favorite Player by the ATP awards for the 2022 season. The Spaniard revealed that for him, achieving full physical fitness is a target for the upcoming season.
#RafaelNadal #ATP #World #Spania #Mallorca #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Michael Schumacher comeback gave Fernando Alonso doubts about own F1 return : PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso said Michael Schumacher's struggles with F1 comeback made him doubt whether he should return. The Spaniard said he did not want to come back if he was not able to perform at his best. Alonso left McLaren in what was presumed to be his final season in 2018 but returned three years later as he reunited with his former Renault side, now named Alpine. Alonso now moves to Aston Martin where he will race on at the age of 41.
#FernandoAlonso #McLaren #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz heaps praise on Iga Swiatek: I wish to be like her

Carlos Alcaraz is impressed by Iga Swiatek's stunning success this year. The Pole set a new record for the most consecutive wins on the WTA Tour in the 21st century. The Spaniard became the youngest No 1 in tennis history and the youngest Year-End No 1. Alcarz admits it still feels surreal to him to be in this position.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Pole #WTATour #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

"I couldn’t bear even to open up about it with my girlfriend" - When Rafael Nadal opened up about his foot problems early in his career

Rafael Nadal has struggled with a recurring foot injury since the early days of his career. The Spaniard suffers from a chronic condition called Mueller-Weiss syndrome, which has flared up regularly over the years, forcing him to miss many tournaments. Nadal stated that he felt his life was cut in half and he became distant and irritable. The 23-time Grand Slam winner also said that he could not even rest his foot on the ground and lost all appetite for life.
#RafaelNadal #Spania #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis


1 months ago

Carlos Sainz reveals Ferrari's fuel 'advantage' courtesy of their sponsor during 2022 F1 season

F1 mandated that all cars run on a fuel that has 10% ethanol starting in 2022. Carlos Sainz claims that Ferrari's partnership with Shell gave them an advantage in the 2022 F1 season. The Spaniard believes Ferrari needs to be better at executing races in 2023.
#CarlosSainz #Ferrari #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 months ago

Fernando Alonso's 'reputation' does not have Aston Martin F1 team boss concerned

Aston Martin boss Mike Krack has full faith in Fernando Alonso and is not concerned about the Spaniard's reputation for having tough relationships with team bosses. The Spaniard will be starting for the team in 2023 alongside Lance Stroll. Former teammate Esteban Ocon recently revealed that Fernando Alonso hardly worked with the team at Alpine.
#MikeKrack #AstonMartin #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 months ago

2022 in Review: Carlos Alcaraz downs Marin Cilic

Carlos Alcaraz beat Marin Cilic at the Miami Masters in Miami. The 18-year-old reached his first Masters 1000 semi-final and lost to Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard beat Marin in an hour and 35 minutes, serving well and delivering one break in each set. The young gun hit 16 winners and 14 unforced errors.
#CarlosAlcaraz #MiamiMasters #Masters1000 #Miami #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Tennis 2022: Alcaraz takes down Djokovic and Nadal in epic feat

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest male player to finish the year as the World No.1 in the history of the ATP's computerised rankings. The 19-year-old pocketed more than A$15 million this season to edge out Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard also joined compatriot Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season in 26 years. Nadal won the Australian Open and French Open in an extraordinary year that saw him become claim the men's record for most grand slam victories of all time with 22.
#Alcaraz #ATP #World #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

2022 in Review: Rafael Nadal stands alone in 'Club 400'

Rafael Nadal defeated Daniel Evans 7-5, 6-3 in the third round of Indian Wells. The Spaniard reached the fourth round in the desert for the 13th time. Nadal became the first player to achieve 400 Masters 1000 victories. The 21-time Major winner improved to 17-0 in 2022.
#RafaelNadal #Club400 #Spania #IndianWells #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz Becomes Youngest Year-End No

The 2022 U.S. Open champion Carlos Alcaraz officially became the youngest men’s tennis player in ATP history to finish the season at world No. 1. The 19-year-old is the first player other than Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer or Andy Murray since 2003 to be ranked No.1 at the end of the season. Rafael Nadal sits at No. 2 with his fellow Spaniard Casper Ruud in the top two spots.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #S.Open #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz youngest year-end No

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest year-end No. 1 in the history of the ATP computerized rankings. The 19-year-old joins fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season since 1996. The final men’s tennis rankings for 2022 were published Monday.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Tennis news: Carlos Alcaraz overtakes Novak Djokovic, becomes 5th ATP player to earn $10M prize money in a season

Carlos Alcaraz has overtaken Novak Djokovic as the season's prize money leader with a whopping $10.1 million. The Serb had previously led the table in total earnings this season with $9,934, 582. The young Spaniard surpassed him after getting a bonus pool boost.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #Serb #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

'Rafael Nadal's abnegation marked me', says former star

Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open at the age of 16 in 2003. The Spaniard reached four Challenger finals by the end of March. The 16-year-old reached the third round of the US Open as one of the youngest players ever. Nadal defeated compatriot Fernando Vicente in the first round to earn his first victory in New York.
#RafaelNadal #AustralianOpen #Spania #NewYork #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Novak Djokovic earns more than Rafael Nadal but less than Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have been the season's best players. The trio claimed all four Major titles in 2022. The 19-year-old Spaniard is the youngest player on the ATP throne. Carlos became the fifth player with $10,000,000 in a single season after Federer and Nadal.
#NovakDjokovic #ATP #Major #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz passes Boris Becker and matches Andy Roddick

Carlos Alcaraz is spending his 13th week as world no.1. The 19-year-old Spaniard won his first Major title at the US Open in New York. Carlos is the 19th player with 13 No.1 weeks on the ATP throne. The Spaniard's next target is Daniil Medvedev, who has 16 weeks.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #Spaniard #Major #NewYork #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

2022 in Review: Rafael Nadal struggles but beats Denis Shapovalov

Rafael Nadal beat Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6 and 6-6 in the Australian Open quarter-final. The Spaniard lost four kilos and looked forward to two days off after leaving the court completely destroyed. Rafa moved into his 36th Major semi-final, the seventh in Melbourne.
#RafaelNadal #AustralianOpen #Spania #Melbourne #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Nadal retirement news: "2024 seems far away" - Rafael Nadal opens up on his tennis future in ‘most likely’ final visit to Mexico

Rafael Nadal bids farewell to Mexico City where he won his first ATP 500 title in 2005. The Spaniard said it was likely the last time he was playing in the city as the 2023 Acapulco Open was not on his schedule for next year. Nadal thanked the fans for their unconditional support and for treating him like another Mexican. The 22-time Grand Slam champion also hinted at a truncated schedule for 2023 season.
#RafaelNadal #ATP500 #Spania #MexicoCity #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Is defeating the Best, what it takes for Carlos Alcaraz to stay No

The 19-year-old is the no. 1 player in the world, winning at this year's U.S. Open, but knows he must not get frazzled by all the players and just stick to his game tactics. Alcaraz sustained an abdominal injury at the Paris Masters against Holger Rune. The young Spaniard was in no shape to continue the tour and had to withdraw from the ATP Finals and the Davis Cup due to the injury.
#CarlosAlcaraz #S.Open #ParisMasters #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

John Millman explains why Simona Halep is probably innocent in doping case

Fernando Verdasco was suspended for two months after forgetting to renew his TUE. The ITIA reduced the Spaniard's two-year ban from two years to two months. John Millman reveals he is not really a fan of Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) in sports because he feels it opens the doors for players to take a legal doping. Millman added this is why he feels Simona Halep is innocent - because she could have simply applied for a TUE instead.
#FernandoVerdasco #ITIA #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

'Nobody knows how it was to be Novak Djokovic', says former ace

Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in the final of the ATP Finals in Paris. The Serb claimed the title for the first time in seven years at Roland Garros. Nadal lost in the semi-final to Roger Federer in four sets in four other finals. The Spaniard won three Majors and three Masters 1000s in 2010 to regain the title.
#NovakDjokovic #ATPFinals #Serb #Paris #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Marquez: MotoGP must not become like F1 where car is more important than driver

Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez speaks exclusively to Autosport. Marquez says he has raised concerns in MotoGP's safety commission that riders are more important than the bikes. The Spaniard likens it to what he sees is now the norm in F1. Honda rider says MotoGP bikes are becoming 'less manual' with all of the latest developments.
#MarcMarquez #Autosport #MotoGP #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 months ago

Age was a ‘killer’ for de la Rosa’s McLaren F1 2008 seat chances

Nyck de Vries will join the F1 grid full-time in 2023 at the age of 28 with AlphaTauri. Pedro de la Rosa made his F1 debut at 28 with Arrows in 1999, and would go on to enjoy stints with Jaguar, McLaren and Sauber. The Spaniard said he felt he had a serious chance of getting a McLaren seat in 2008 when he was 36.
#NyckdeVries #AlphaTauri #Spania #McLarenF12008 #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 months ago

Nadal news: WATCH: Rafael Nadal receives rousing applause from fans in Mexico before he match against Casper Ruud during Latin American exhibition tour

Rafael Nadal beat Casper Ruud 7-6, 6-4 in the final match of his South American exhibition tour. The ATP World No. 2 and 3 ended a successful tour of South America on Thursday. The Spaniard won the ATP Acapulco Open in Mexico earlier this year, the last of his winning streak of three consecutive titles at the start of the season.
#RafaelNadal #SouthAmerican #Spania #SouthAmerica #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

How Fernando Alonso's Mexico City GP left a lasting impression on Aston Martin : PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso punching the air in anger after his Mexican Grand Prix retirement was a sight to behold for Mike Krack, the Spaniard’s 2023 team boss. Alonso was enraged as he recorded his third retirement in five races at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. The Spaniard's Alpine A522 lost a cylinder while he was running up in seventh place. Krack sees it as a sign of Alonso's passion and motivation.
#FernandoAlonso #AstonMartin #Mexican #Spania #AutodromoHermanosRodriguez #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 months ago

Fernando Alonso: F1 Academy 'is the way to go forward'

Two-time F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso appears impressed with the F1 Academy. The Spaniard said the first step in improving inclusivity in the sport is bettering facilities and equipment for young female racers. Alonso left the sport of F1 as a driver at the end of the 2018 season. The two-time world champion is currently the driver of the Aston Martin Racing team.
#FernandoAlonso #F1Academy #F1World #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 months ago

'Carlos Alcaraz doesn't have to be considered...', says former ace

Carlos Alcaraz won his first Slam at the US Open in 2022. The 19-year-old Spaniard became the youngest number 1 in the history of men's tennis. Mats Wilander has said that Carlos shouldn't be compared to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Slam #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Tennis news: WATCH: Rafael Nadal shares adorable moment with young boy who asked for his autograph in Ecuador

Rafael Nadal was caught having a lovely moment with a young fan in Quito, Ecuador. The World No. 2 and third-ranked Casper Ruud played mini-tennis matches in the city. The Spaniard is currently at the fourth leg of his Latin American tour.
#RafaelNadal #World #Spania #Quito #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Sainz sees opportunities for Ferrari in 2023: 'We need to improve the car' - GPblog

Carlos Sainz thinks Ferrari can only challenge Red Bull Racing for the title next year. The Spaniard says Ferrari must perform briskly if it is to challenge Max Verstappen. Ferrari secured second place among constructors and drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.
#Sainz #Ferrari #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 months ago

' I have enormous admiration for Rafael Nadal as...', says legend

Rafael Nadal has revealed that he may have found a solution to his chronic foot injury. The Spaniard won the Australian Open and Roland Garros this year. Nadal was unable to progress beyond the second round at the US Open. The 36-year-old was eliminated from the ATP Finals in Turin. Gabriela Sabatini thanked everyone involved in making the tournament a success.
#RafaelNadal #Spania #AustralianOpen #Turin #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Rafael Nadal: 'I wasn't there as many times as...'

Rafael Nadal won two majors in 2022, extending over Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the all-time rankings. The Spaniard won at the Australian Open and Roland Garros, despite the pain in his foot. The 36-year-old was defeated on his debut in Paris-Bercy and eliminated in the group stage at the ATP Finals in Turin.
#RafaelNadal #Spania #AustralianOpen #ParisBercy #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Rafael Nadal: 'I can not play for ten more years, but..'​​​​​​​

Rafael Nadal had a season to forget last year, struggling with a foot injury and playing only two matches. The Spaniard claimed three back-to-back titles, including his first Australian Open crown since 2009. Nadal is the oldest year-end top-2 player since the start of the ATP ranking in 1973, taking that record from Roger Federer. The Spanish legend is eager to play at his best for a few more seasons.
#RafaelNadal #ATP #Spania #AustralianOpen #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

WATCH: Rafael Nadal receives massive reception from thousands of Chilean tennis fans as he takes to the court in Latin America tour

Rafael Nadal beat Alejandro Tabilo in straight sets in Santiago on Friday. The Spaniard is currently on his Latin America exhibition tour. The 36-year-old will continue his tour in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on November 26 and in Quito, Ecuador. Mats Wilander believes Nadal will achieve more success if he is injury-free.
#RafaelNadal #Chilean #Spania #LatinAmerica #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Rafael Nadal: 'It's a gift'

Rafael Nadal is the oldest year-end top-2 player in the world. The 36-year-old will finish the season ranked 2nd behind Roger Federer. The Spaniard claimed three back-to-back titles, including his first Australian Open crown since 2009. Nadal will kick off the 2023 season at the United Cup in Australia at the end of December.
#RafaelNadal #Spania #AustralianOpen #Australia #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Carlos Alcaraz moves closer to Boris Becker

Carlos Alcaraz is spending his 11th week as world no. 1. The 19-year-old Spaniard won his first Major title at the US Open in New York. Carlos is the 20th player with 11 No.1 weeks since 1973. The Spaniard is hoping to kick off the 2023 season injury-free.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Spaniard #Major #NewYork #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

'Roger Federer was amazing at those interviews', says former No.1

Rafael Nadal finished the season in the World Top 2 in the ATP ranking. Nadal is the only player in history to have achieved 22 Grand Slam titles. The Spaniard also won the Davis Cup, Davis Cup and Olympics. The only thing Nadal has ever won is the ATP Finals, the only thing he has never won.
#RogerFederer #ATP #World #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

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