Defending champion Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal headline the field for the BNP Paribas Open in March, giving the tournament the top three men’s players in the world during its 40th anniversary in the Southern California desert.
Looking fit as can be, and tough as — maybe even better than — ever, the No. 2-ranked Nadal pulled away from No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Monday in a taut, tense U.S. Open final for his 13th Grand Slam title.
For the fourth straight time in a Grand Slam final, it will be Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal.
Novak Djokovic overcame his breathing problems and fatigue to beat friend Andy Murray 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 7-5 Friday in a nearly five-hour Australian Open semifinal.
One round earlier than they usually meet in a Grand Slam, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer still treated it like a final.
Novak Djokovic sat in his sideline chair and winced while his right shoulder was massaged and manipulated by a trainer.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon final for the fifth time with a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 win over Andy Murray on Friday.
Novak Djokovic beat top-ranked Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday, keeping the Serbian undefeated this year.
It’s a promotion that has people in awe. Tennis being played on a specially designed aquatic court in the Gulf Sea.