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Nadal Prevails in Tough US Open Match

Hard-serving Querrey fights back to test world's no.1 player

(Newser) - Rafael Nadal overcame feisty American Sam Querrey today in a grueling fourth-round US Open match, 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3. Nadal was cruising 6-2, 4-2 when Querrey rallied to take the second set and lead in the third. But Nadal recovered, easily winning the third-set tiebreaker and claiming victory despite... More »

Sluggish Nadal Blown Out

Spaniard loses to unseeded player in Madrid

(Newser) - Rafael Nadal, coming back from a layoff, was whipped 6-1 6-2 by unseeded David Nalbandian in the quarterfinals of the Madrid Masters. The No.2 seed, who had not competed since the US Open in September thanks to sore knees, appeared rusty and committed 29 unforced errors. It was the... More »

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