Strapped-up Rafael Nadal fights through pain to reach Wimbledon quarter-final with gritty win over Van De Zandschulp
STRAPPED-UP Rafa Nadal grimaced through the pain barrier to stay on course for a record 23rd Grand Slam. The Spaniard had bandages around his lower abdomen and appeared to be struggling at times but was still too good for Dutchman Botic Van De Zandschuip to set up a last eight revenge mission against American Taylor Fritz.
Spaniard shows his full array of shots in 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (6) win Nadal faces Indian Wells conquerer Taylor Fritz in last eight As Rafael Nadal returned to practice following the radiofrequency ablation treatment on his difficult foot in the days after his French Open victory, he was charged with reacquainting himself with the grass, a surface he has not stepped foot on in three years, with no warmup tournament possible.
Rafael Nadal eased into the quarter-finals of Wimbledon following another straight-sets win over Botic van de Zandschulp. The 36-year-old had defeated the 21st seed on his way to the French Open title last month and repeated the trick in SW19 with an efficient 6-4 6-2 7-6 (6) victory.
The Spaniard overcame Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp in straight sets 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) to book his place in the last eight on Centre Court Rafael Nadal’s bid for a remarkable 23rd Grand Slam title remained firmly on track as he booked a quarter-final clash with Taylor Fritz.
Rafael Nadal reaches Wimbledon quarter-finals after straight-sets win over Botic van de Zandschulp... with the Spanish veteran still on course for his 23rd major and a Calendar Slam
Rafael Nadal has reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals after Monday's win The Spaniard beat Botic van de Zandschulp 6-4 6-2 7-6 (8-6) on Centre Court The 36-year-old legend is chasing a third British Grand Slam career title The 36-year-old will face Taylor Fritz in the last eight of the competition
The Spaniard had too much for Botic Van de Zandschulp on Centre Court, booking a quarter-final date with Taylor Fritz A dominant Rafael Nadal outclassed Botic Van de Zandschulp to move into the Wimbledon quarter-finals at Wimbledon. The Spaniard, triumphed 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) on Centre Court, looks to have found his best on grass in pursuit of the third leg of the Calendar Slam.
Sport is defined by its heroes and villains and Nick Kyrgios is happy to be the latter if it means people are talking about him. Following the histrionics and bullying accusations after his third-round win over Stefanos Tsitsipas, there was plenty of drama but little controversy as he battled to a 4-6 6-4 7-6 (2) 3-6 6-2 win over 20-year-old Brandon Nakashima to book his place in the quarter-finals.
The Romanian star beat Spaniard Paula Badosa 6-1 6-2 on Centre Court The performance followed from her 67-minute demolition of Magdalena Frech Simona Halep has booked her place in the quarter-final of Wimbledon after beating Paula Badosa on Centre Court on Monday afternoon. The former Wimbledon champion won 6-1 6-2 to see off the No.
Rafael Nadal breezed into the fourth round at Wimbledon after a comfortable victory over Lorenzo Sonego in the presence of none other than England manager, Gareth Southgate on Saturday. It was vintage Nadal who won in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to make a huge improvement on his first two round victories.
Fernando Alonso said that he felt that the Alpine car was as competitive as it has ever been during the British Grand Prix on Sunday. The Spaniard had a fine race with him starting P7 and ending up with good points, with a double points finish potentially on for the team before Esteban Ocon’s retirement.
LIVE Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal are on Centre Court today after Cameron Norrie rises to occasion
Welcome to MailOnline's Wimbledon Live Blog on Day Eight of the tournament. Yesterday we saw Cameron Norrie rise to the occasion to see off American Tommy Paul 6-4 7-5 6-4 to reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final. Today sees the return of hot-headed Australian Nick Kyrgios, who faces American Brandon Nakashima on Centre Court.
RAFAEL NADAL and Nick Kyrgios shared the practice courts on middle Sunday. Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal aren't far away from potentially meeting in the semi-finals of Wimbledon and the pair were in close proximity on the practice courts on Sunday. Kyrgios came through a fiery affair with Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the last-16 of Wimbledon at the weekend.
Sinner beat the Spaniard, seeded fifth, 6-1 6-4 6-7 (8-10) 6-3 on Centre Court Alcaraz was unable to match his career best quarterfinal finish at a Grand Slam Sinner will now face either Novak Djokovic or Tim van Rijthoven in the quarters If there was a fabulous new tennis narrative emerging, then perhaps the sport would not feel the need to prostrate itself before a bullying and deeply unpleasant Australian of whom one compatriot columnist suggested last week: 'Show the bloke the way to Wimbledon railway station and point him in the direction of a train to Heathrow Airport.'
The Spaniard came out on top in a race that was full of complications Carlos Sainz was the man who came out on top in Formula 1's 2022 British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday, claining his first-ever GP win. Saturday was already a historic day for Sainz as he claimed poll in qualifying, but Sunday saw him go one step further.
Santi Cazorla truly is a wonderfully gifted footballer. The diminutive Spaniard is an absolute wizard with the ball at his feet and was electric for much of his time at Arsenal. Cazorla joined the north London outfit from Villarreal in the summer of 2012 and hit the ground running.
Protestors stormed the track at Silverstone just moments after the huge crash during the opening lap of the British Grand Prix on Sunday. Earlier this week, police warned of credible intelligence that a protest was planned for the race and said any demonstration would ‘jeopardise lives’.
Fernando Alonso thought he lost “a couple of places” on the grid in Formula 1 qualifying at Silverstone after using his full battery charge before his final Q3 lap. Alpine driver Alonso entered Saturday's qualifying session for the British Grand Prix looking to replicate his run to the front row of the grid in damp conditions in Canada two weeks ago.
Alpine driver Fernando Alonso said that he could have qualified even higher than P7 for the British Grand Prix. The Spaniard must have been dreaming of a second-straight front-row start with the heavens opening in time for qualifying yesterday afternoon at Silverstone, and at one point in Q3 he was over three seconds quicker than anyone else, having made use of the ever-changing conditions.