… The 27-year-old Spaniard previously finished at the top in 2008 and 2010, and becomes the first player to hold, lose and regain the year-end No. 1 Emirates ATP Ranking on two occasions.
- Nadal’s Double Celebration (via ATP)
… “I am in semi-finals,” said Nadal. “I am very far away from winning this title. Winning two matches already is a very positive thing for me. But, seriously, even if I am in semi-finals, on this surface, I am not the favourite. I know that. But I am going to try. We’ll see if that happens.”
- ATP Tour Finals 2013: Rafael Nadal seals number one ranking (via BBC)
- Nadal overcomes impossible odds (via ESPN)
- No doubts about Nadal return – Federer (via ESPN)
… “I’m happy for him he was able to take the time and happy for him that things went probably much better than actually he thought himself. It’s been a terrific year and clearly he would deserve to be world No. 1 after the season he had.”
- El 2013 De Nadal: “Es Mejor De Lo Que Era, Sin Duda” (via tennistopic.com)
- AUDIO: “Soy el campeón de la liga” (via tennistopic.com)
- Full Match: Rafael Nadal vs. Stanislas Wawrinka Round Robin + Hot Shot + Interview: A 360 degree smash? Yes, Rafa did it! 🙂
Barclays ATP World Tour Finals 2013 Players’ Memories: The singles field talk about their childhood memories and their journeys to the top of men’s tennis.