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With the Tennis Season Beginning, a Wish List for 2017 - New York Times

MELBOURNE, Australia — Tennis got more than its share of undesirable events in 2016: Roger Federer's first surgery, Maria Sharapova's suspension for a doping violation, the knife attack on Petra Kvitova that left the future of her career in doubt. But ...and more »

Rafael Nadal races past Florian Mayer to keep hopes of Novak Djokovic semi-final clash alive at Australian Open - The Independent

Rafael Nadal had to apologise for his Mallorcan time-keeping but there was nothing sloppy about the Spaniard's tennis as he swept aside Florian Mayer to reach the Australian Open second round. After defeating Mayer 6-3 6-4 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena, Nadal ...and more »

Why Rafael Nadal Does Not Like US President-Elect Donald Trump - NDTVSports.com

Rafael Nadal, winner of 14 Grand Slam singles titles, was more guarded in his assessment of the incoming president than actress Meryl Streep, who earlier this week used the Golden Globes ceremony to blast Donald Trump. Written by Abhishek Mahajan. Read ...and more »

How Tennis Australia is building a global broadcasting business - The Australian Financial Review

Rod Laver, centre, with Rafael Nadal, left, and Roger Federer who will feature in the Laver Cup in September. Alex Goodlett. John Stensholt AFR Woodcut. Share on twitter. by John Stensholt. Tennis Australia's broadcast production business will go ...and more »

Australian Open 2017 results: Rafael Nadal, Milos Raonic and Serena Williams ease into second round - International Business Times, India Edition

Spaniard Rafael Nadal progressed to the second round of the Australian Open as he eased past Germany's Florian Mayer in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday. Third seed Milos Raonic has also reached the second round. In the women's singles, Serena ...and more »

Australian Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Milos Raonic power into 2nd round - Firstpost

Melbourne: Rafael Nadal powered into the second round of the Australian Open with a commanding straight-sets win over Germany's Florian Mayer on Tuesday. The 14-time Grand Slam champion looked back to his healthy best after an injury-riddled 2016 as he ...and more »

Pain-hit Nadal not giving up on Grand Slam dream - Daily Mail

Rafael Nadal on Sunday revealed his battle against chronic pain but said he was hopeful of keeping his Grand Slam career alive as he launches his partnership with new coach Carlos Moya. Injury-hit Nadal, 30, said he hadn't played without pain for years ...and more »

Rafael Nadal insists he can win more Grand Slams ahead of Australian Open: 'If I don't believe I would be playing ... - Daily Mail

Rafael Nadal insists he would be back in Spain fishing and playing golf if he did not believe he could win another Grand Slam. Nadal begins his bid for a 15th major triumph at the Australian Open on Tuesday and looking to re-establish himself among the ...and more »

Australian Open quotes: Rafael Nadal says no plans to retire - Daily Mail

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal isn't planning to give up tennis anytime soon. Johanna Konta won't take too seriously her dominating win in the Sydney International last Friday. And Sam Stosur, who has never done well at her home Grand Slam ...and more »

Rafael Nadal, Milos Raonic and Alexander Zverev all reach Australian Open second round - Metro

Rafael Nadal cruised into the second round of the Australian Open after beating Florian Mayer in straight sets. The Spaniard came through what was on paper a relatively tricky tie, with the German a former world No. 18. Everton's English manager Sam ...and more »