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Australian Open 2012 Bracket Update: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Headline Quarterfinals

Roger Feder and Rafael Nadal both head into their Australian Open quarterfinals playing exceptionally well.

Wild Wimbledon Continues: Hansecu Spits and Quits, Nadal Struggles, Serena-Sharapova Set

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Nothing at this Wimbledon is boring, at least.That's Victor Hanescu above, spitting at fans who heckled him on Friday. Hanescu then deliberately committed four foot faults and retired from his...

Weekend Wake Up: Wooden Passes, Flyers Pull Even, Fantastic French Final Set

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John Wooden Dies. It's hard to come up with enough superlatives for the Wizard of Westwood. John Wooden, who died Friday evening at the age of 99, was first and foremost a fantastic basketball...

Victory in Madrid Heralds the Full Return of Rafael Nadal

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He's back.It took a little over a year to recapture the form that enabled Rafael Nadal to win the '09 Australian Open in a scintillating match against Roger Federer, but today, with a 6-4, 7-6...

Nadal Retires In Aussie Open Match Against Murray

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↵After fireworks painted the sky for more than ten minutes during the second set, and fireworks on the court pleased fans watching two of the best tennis players in the world battle for two...

Female Tennis Fan, Though Bold, Won't Be Mrs. Nadal

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↵ ↵ ↵ ↵There hasn't been a shortage of madcap moments at this year's Australian Open, from a ball boy causing a 40-minute delay for wetting himself to Andy Roddick's obscenity filled...

Rafael Nadal Finally Loses at French Open

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In an upset that's some parts shocking, some parts almost disturbing, Rafael Nadal was just ousted from the French Open for the first time. Yes, ever. ↵ ↵The culprit wasn't Roger Federer or,...

Nadal/Verdasco Goes the Distance

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Five hours, fourteen minutes: that's the biblical epic of a tennis match just played by Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco in the Australian Open. Nadal won the longest match in the history of the...

Nadal to Nike: Sorry, I Just Love My Sleeveless Tees and Man Capris Too Much

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If you watched Rafael Nadal’s opening round match yesterday against German qualifier Bjorn Phau, then you likely noticed nothing different. Nadal rocked his signature outfit: a sleeveless t-shirt...

Tennis Returns to Its Eurosissy Glory

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All hail our new gloriously Eurosissified tennis king, Rafael Nadal. At last, after years of Eurobot perfection, we have the kind of eccentric, floppy-haired, wedgepicking capri-pant wearing...

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