Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal: Return of the King

Lhendup G Bhutia

His French Open win was a salve to all our wounds of a changed world

A Pilgrimage to Grand Slam Cities

City notes of a tennis aficionado

Us and Them

The torment of awaiting a Federer-Nadal final. And the euphoria of witnessing it

Rafael Nadal’s French Open Domination

Nadal is only 27 and it is almost certain he will win the French Open at least two more times

The Return of Rafa

The greatest never-give-upper in contemporary sport is back at his best

Rafael Nadal’s Clay Reign

He has won 48 titles in his career so far, and 34 of them have been on clay

Tale of Two Fans

Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open in a historic final. But Federer versus Nadal was still the match to watch. Two diehards present their account of the tense afternoon

Heir Apparent

Novak Djokovic is throwing a serious challenge to not just his two greatest court adversaries but also tennis historians and writers trying to assess his place in the game’s Hall of Fame

Moral of the Federer Story

The misfortune of those who do not follow the tennis of our times is that they are missing a unique form of literature, a one-man art, and a genius as rare as an asteroid strike


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