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Rafael Nadal 27-01-15

Rafael Nadal 27-01-15

Tomas Berdych d Rafael Nadal 6-2 6-0 7-6(5).
Rafael Nadal 25-01-15

Rafael Nadal 25-01-15

Rafael Nadal d Kevin Anderson 7-5 6-1 6-4.
Rafael Nadal 23-01-15

Rafael Nadal 23-01-15

Rafael Nadal d Dudi Sela 6-1 6-0 7-5
Rafael Nadal 21-01-15

Rafael Nadal 21-01-15

Rafael Nadal d Tim Smyczek 6-2 3-6 6-7(2) 6-3 7-5
Rafael Nadal 19-01-15

Rafael Nadal 19-01-15

Rafael Nadal d Mikhail Youzhny 6-3 6-2 6-2
Rafael Nadal 17-01-15

Rafael Nadal 17-01-15

Rafael Nadal pre-tournament interview
Winners and losers: The men

Winners and losers: The men

The changing of the guard in the men’s game has still to materialise but some players' stars are definitely rising, while others fell well short of expectations.
Fearless '15 predictions: The men

Fearless '15 predictions: The men

Dan Imhoff gazes into his crystal ball and predicts what will happen in the men’s game after the season’s first major.
Gang of Four still supreme

Gang of Four still supreme

The end of the era of dominance by Messrs Djokovic, Federer, Nadal and Murray has been predicted many times, and even greeted as fact. The evidence at AO 2015, however, suggests there is still plenty of life in the Fab Four.
The Social Post: Best in show

The Social Post: Best in show

Australian Open 2015 is the year’s first major, and the first time the sport’s stars step out in their new-season get-up. Who made the biggest fashion statement in Melbourne? Glad you asked ...
Berdych a believer

Berdych a believer

Tomas Berdych’s contemporaries have made their mark in majors; after stunning Rafael Nadal on Tuesday, the big Czech is starting to believe he can too.
AO Analyser: Berdych makes subtle shift

AO Analyser: Berdych makes subtle shift

AO Analyst Craig O’Shannessy runs the rule over Tomas Berdych’s stunning win over Rafael Nadal, and how one tactical change after 17 straight defeats made all the difference.
Rafa tells it straight after early exit

Rafa tells it straight after early exit

A battle against form and fitness peppered with flashes of his very best; Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open was as unpredictable as Melbourne’s weather.
Berdych ends Rafa hoodoo

Berdych ends Rafa hoodoo

Tomas Berdych scales new heights to beat Rafael Nadal for the first time in 18 attempts and clinch a place in the AO semifinals for the second year running.
Day 9 preview: The innocence of youth

Day 9 preview: The innocence of youth

In his final major as a teenager, Nick Kyrgios has ridden a wave of emotion to the quarterfinals - where an older, wiser Andy Murray awaits.
Rafa raising his level

Rafa raising his level

Kevin Anderson gave Rafael Nadal all he could handle in the first set on Sunday, but the No.3 seed clicked into a higher gear to book a place in the Australian Open quarterfinals.
AO Analyser: Rafa weathers the storm

AO Analyser: Rafa weathers the storm

AO Analyst Craig O’Shannessy looks at how Kevin Anderson had a golden chance to wrest control against Rafael Nadal on Sunday, but why the resilient Spaniard was able to stand firm.
The real Rafa returns

The real Rafa returns

Two nights after he so nearly left Melbourne earlier than expected, a rested Rafael Nadal was back to his imperious best in a straight-sets romp over Dudi Sela.
Day 5 preview: Back from the brink

Day 5 preview: Back from the brink

Two days after fraught second-round escapes, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova will be hoping to resume normal service on Friday in Melbourne.
Nadal lives to fight another day

Nadal lives to fight another day

An ill Rafael Nadal overcame his rebelling body and an inspired opponent in qualifier Tim Smyczek to add another memorable match to his lengthy Melbourne Park list.
Open season: Seeds bend but don't break

Open season: Seeds bend but don't break

Alix Ramsay looks back at Day 3 of Australian Open 2015, where big names barely made it through, and small talk (briefly) silenced the press.
Day 3 preview: Keeping it rolling

Day 3 preview: Keeping it rolling

Teen tyros Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios lit up Melbourne Park on Day 1 of Australian Open 2015; can they back up on Wednesday after surviving stern five-set tests?
Open season: Pausing for breath

Open season: Pausing for breath

Alix Ramsay looks at the ups and downs of a hectic two days of opening-round matches at Australian Open 2015.
Nadal back in groove with emphatic win

Nadal back in groove with emphatic win

Rafael Nadal allays fears over his form and fitness with a convincing straight sets victory over Mikhail Youzhny.
Day 1 preview: Hunger for numbers

Day 1 preview: Hunger for numbers

His age may be creeping up, but Roger Federer’s appetite for adding to his glittering CV remains unsated.
Match of the Day: Rafa's early test

Match of the Day: Rafa's early test

AO Analyst Craig O'Shannessy runs the rule over Rafa's tricky opening-round encounter against Russia's Mikhail Youzhny on Monday.
AO Spotlight: Rafael Nadal

AO Spotlight: Rafael Nadal

After a rollercoaster 2014, Rafael Nadal arrives in Australia with some big questions to answer over his form and fitness.
Nadal eager to make up for lost time

Nadal eager to make up for lost time

Rafael Nadal's record of four wins and four defeats in seven months is hardly inspiring, but if he can make it into the second week at Melbourne, you never know.
AO Analyser: Federer's uphill climb

AO Analyser: Federer's uphill climb

Roger Federer could scarcely be in better form as he attempts to land that elusive 18th Grand Slam. But the draw could not have been tougher.
Draw revealed for AO 2015

Draw revealed for AO 2015

Reigning champions Li Na and Stanislas Wawrinka were in attendance as the draw for Australian Open 2015 was released at Melbourne Park on Friday morning.
Men’s draw: A sense of déjà vu?

Men’s draw: A sense of déjà vu?

The road to the men’s singles title at Australian Open 2015 looks familiar, but as last year proved, anything can happen in the year’s first major.
REWIND: Best in show

REWIND: Best in show

Fashion is always a top talking point at the Slams and what better time to reflect on the best-dressed players on the field at Australian Opens past ... but not forgotten.
Rewind: Best AO Men's Finals

Rewind: Best AO Men's Finals

It's a way to go before the Australian Open 2015 men's final on 1 February, enough time to ponder the best deciders from the Grand Slam of Asia-Pacific. Do you agree?
Swiss No.1: Stan wins maiden major

Swiss No.1: Stan wins maiden major

Stanislas Wawrinka has won his first Grand Slam title, beating an injury-affected Rafael Nadal in a dramatic four-set Australian Open final on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal
Country:
Spain
Birth Date:
3 June 1986
Birth Place:
Manacor, Mallorca, Spain
Residence:
Manacor, Mallorca, Spain
Height:
1.85 metres (6 ft. 1 in.)
Weight:
85.5 kilos (188 lbs.)
Plays:
Left
Rankings
3
Singles
268
Doubles

Tournament Info

Australian Opens Played:
10
Events Entered:
Men's Singles, Exhibition
Best Singles Performance:
Winner (2009)
Best Doubles Performance:
3rd Round (2004, 2005)

Player Overview

Year turned pro:
2001
Career matches won:
710
Career matches lost:
142
Year to date matches won:
4
Year to date matches lost:
2
Current 52 week rank for singles:
3
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
268
High rank for singles:
1
High rank for doubles:
26
Career Prize Money:
$71,700,753 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$290,302 USD
Year to date prize money for doubles:
$31,215 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
2003--3RD2ND
20043RD--2ND
20054THWON2ND3RD
2006-WONRUPQF
2007QFWONRUP4TH
2008SFWONWONSF
2009WON4TH-SF
2010QFWONWONWON
2011QFWONRUPRUP
2012RUPWON2ND-
2013-WON1STWON
2014RUPWON4TH-
2015QF---

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
2003---1ST
20043RD--SF
20053RD-2ND-

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi Finalist
QF = Quarter Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the ATP
Rod Laver Arena - Men's Singles - Quarterfinals
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
T.Berdych CZE (7)
 
6
6
77
 
R.Nadal ESP (3)
 
2
0
65
Rod Laver Arena - Men's Singles - Round 4
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
K.Anderson RSA (14)
 
5
1
4
 
R.Nadal ESP (3)
 
7
6
6
Rod Laver Arena - Men's Singles - Round 3
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
D.Sela ISR 
 
1
0
5
 
R.Nadal ESP (3)
 
6
6
7
Rod Laver Arena - Men's Singles - Round 2
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
T.Smyczek USA 
 
2
6
77
3
5
 
R.Nadal ESP (3)
 
6
3
62
6
7
Rod Laver Arena - Men's Singles - Round 1
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
M.Youzhny RUS 
 
3
2
2
 
R.Nadal ESP (3)
 
6
6
6
 - Exhibition - Final
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
R.Nadal ESP 
 
 
F.Verdasco ESP 
 
 - Exhibition - Semifinals
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
R.Nadal ESP 
 
 
 - Exhibition - Quarterfinals
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
R.Nadal ESP 
 
 
O.Jasika AUS 
 
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% 1st Serve Points Won
% 2nd Serve Points Won
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