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Federer, Nadal happy to play doubles, Borg to decide

PRAGUE (AP) With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup team tennis tournament, expectations are running high about the chance of seeing the two as doubles partners. The three-day competition kicks off Friday, pitting a team of the best six European players against the top six from the ...

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'Passion' drives Nadal to US Open title

Rafael Nadal put his remarkable resurgence down to his “love for the game” after claiming a 16th Grand Slam title at the US Open. The 31-year-old Spaniard beat South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-3 6-4 to win his third title in New York. Following his French Open success in June, ...

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Nadal sweeps Anderson, takes US Open title

10:24 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal entered the 2017 Grand Slam season on a 2½-year drought without so much as one appearance in a major final, let alone a title. He ends it having reasserted himself, capped by a U.S. Open final that shaped up as ...

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Nadal rolls into US Open final, to face Anderson

11:14 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Once Rafael Nadal went from passive to aggressive and got his uppercut of a forehand going, it didn’t take long for him to power into the U.S. Open final. Closing in on a third title at Flushing Meadows and 16th Grand Slam ...

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Nadal beats Del Potro to reach US Open final

US Open Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 Aug-10 Sept BBC coverage: Live radio and text commentary. Top seed Rafael Nadal swept past Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro in brilliant style to set up a US Open final against Kevin Anderson. The Spaniard won nine games in a row ...

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'Tired' Del Potro seeks to upset Nadal in semis

US Open men’s semi-finals Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: Friday, 9 September Time: 21:00 BST BBC coverage: Live radio and text commentary on selected matches every day. Juan Martin del Potro will try to extend his thrilling US Open run all the way to the final when he faces ...

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