Rogers Cup Final: Nadal beats Tsitsipas – hot shot, highlights [VIDEO]

Watch World No. 1 Rafael Nadal hit a powerful crosscourt backhand passing shot for a winner against Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of the 2018 Rogers Cup.

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Rogers Cup 2018: Semifinal post-match interview

Watch as Rafael Nadal reflects on his semi-final victory over Karen Khachanov at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

Transcript of Rafa’s presser after the Khachanov match.

THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.

Q. You’re in the final now. Have you made a decision on Cincinnati yet, whether you go for sure or will you rethink it because you need some rest before the US Open?
RAFAEL NADAL: It’s not moment to talk about that. It’s a moment to be happy because have been a great week until that moment.

Tomorrow is an important match. But anyway, and I think I am happy tomorrow that I am satisfied with the week, no? Arriving here for me it was difficult to imagine that I going to be in the final one week and a half after, no?

So great news. Happy about everything. Of course I can play little bit better, but that’s the work of every day. And all the matches helps to improve my game, and I believe that I can do it.

I did a lot of things well in the whole season. Tomorrow is a day to play a great match against a very tough opponent. And I hope to be ready for it.

Q. Two more tight sets tonight. What kind of challenges was Karen throwing at you and how did you overcome them?
RAFAEL NADAL: He’s a great server. Big shot from the baseline. He has especially great backhand and he can hit the forehand very strong too.

It’s true with the forehand sometimes he have mistakes too, but he plays very aggressive and he hit the ball very strong, no?  Continue reading “Rogers Cup 2018: Semifinal post-match interview”

Rogers Cup 2018: Best shots from Rafael Nadal vs. Stan Wawrinka [VIDEO]

Watch the best shots as Rafael Nadal reaches the Rogers Cup quarterfinals with a straight-set victory over Stan Wawrinka in Toronto.

Continue reading “Rogers Cup 2018: Best shots from Rafael Nadal vs. Stan Wawrinka [VIDEO]”

[VIDEO] Rogers Cup 2018: Nadal beats Paire – highlights, hot shot

Watch highlights as Rafael Nadal beats Benoit Paire in the second round at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

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VIDEO: Rafael Nadal dancing at Shakira’s concert in Toronto

Last night, Rafael Nadal attended Shakira’s concert in Toronto. He danced like no one was watching and was caught on camera – because clearly everyone was watching!

The Colombian singer and Rafa are good friends and eight years ago our champ starred in the video for her song Gypsy.

VIDEO: Rafael Nadal glad to be back in Toronto | Rogers Cup 2018

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who has lifted three Rogers Cup trophies, explains why he is excited to get back in the action in his first tournament since Wimbledon.

VIDEO: Pre-tournament interview with Rafael Nadal at the Rogers Cup

Rafael Nadal reflects on his time off since a strong clay and grass-court season, and how he is preparing for the hard-court swing, starting with the Rogers Cup in Toronto.