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Stories with person: Rafael Nadal
  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:51 am
  • MONACO - Top-ranked Rafael Nadal lost to Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the quarterfinals on Friday, his earliest exit at the Monte Carlo Masters in 11 years.

  • Wild Card Federer to play in Monte Carlo Masters 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:07 pm
  • MONACO - Roger Federer has accepted a wild card invitation to play in the Monte Carlo Masters after skipping the tournament for the past two years.

  • Djokovic beats Nadal to win 4th Key Biscayne title 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 6:17 pm
  • KEY BISCAYNE, Florida - Novak Djokovic stretched like a rubber band to hit a backhand. He sprinted into the other corner and scooped out forehands as if he was wielding a shovel. He ran forward to slice a ball off his shoetops. And he flicked a difficult half-volley past a weary Rafael Nadal for a winner.

  • Police: Unattended package outside Sony Open gate 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 9:58 pm
  • KEY BISCAYNE, Florida - Police briefly stopped vehicle and foot traffic in the immediate area outside the Sony Open tennis tournament Tuesday night because of an unattended backpack left near the main gate. Authorities then found the bag did not present any safety risk.

  • Serena Williams wins opening match at Sony Open 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 11:15 pm
  • KEY BISCAYNE, Florida - Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won.