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# Rafa

All time
# Calling Time
Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open
The world number three has 20 major titles to his name, including four in New York.
# Rafa
Benitez promises to fight for Everton as he clarifies ‘small club’ jibe
The Spaniard has been appointed on a three-year deal.
# Rafa
History-seeking Nadal puts Australian Open on notice and Azarenka loses out 'after breathing problems'
Women’s champion Sofia Kenin also went through, but two-time winner Victoria Azarenka lost after breathing problems.
# Wizard of Oz
Nadal beats Kyrgios in epic clash to reach Australian Open quarter-final
The world number one weathered a fierce storm in Melbourne.
# Rafa
Benitez touched by 'kindness and respect' as he enjoys life after Newcastle
The Spaniard got off to a winning start in charge of Dalian Yifang in China.
# Rafa
Irresistible Nadal outclasses Tsonga for speedy Wimbledon progress
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga proved no match for Rafael Nadal, who raced into the fourth round at Wimbledon on Saturday.
# Rafa
Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final
It was the Spaniard’s first win over his old rival in five years.
# Rafa
Emotional Nadal withdraws from French Open as injury strikes again
‘It’s a tough moment but it’s not the end.’
# Rafa
Sacked Benitez shows class by wishing Zidane luck in honourable statement
Benitez thanked everyone at the club for their help during his spell in charge.
Sorry, United: Rafa Benitez says Sergio Ramos is staying at Real Madrid
The 55-year-old is adamant the defender will be at the club next season after hailing his character
# Facts
LVG goes full Rafa as he unveils four pages of stats to combat Big Sam's 'long ball claims'
Shock as Rafa Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon in first round
World number 135 Steve Darcis has claimed the biggest scalp of his career.
# job fairy
Rafa Benitez open to offers in England
“I like to stay in a top side. Why not in England?”
# Rafa
Rafa's to-do list: 8 things we hope Benitez does before Chelsea sack him
We always fancied a go on Roman’s yacht.
# Rafa
'Business as usual' for Chelsea after Rafa blast
How long more does the former Liverpool boss have at the Bridge?
# Rafa
He's back! Nadal on the trophy trail again after 7 month absence
“If the pain is bearable like it was today, then it’s fine.” Said the Spaniard after seeing off David Nalbandian in two sets.
# Sick
Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action
Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his scheduled return date at an exhibition in Abu Dhabi this week.
# knees up
Injured Rafa Nadal has not picked up a tennis racket in three months
Bet he hasn’t picked up the phone to a match-challenging Roger Federer either.
# Comeback
Davis Cup: Spain reach final, hope for early Nadal return
The 11-time Grand Slam winner is recovering from a knee injury, could he return to play a role in November?
# Supreme
2011 dominance a sweet memory for Djokovic as Rafa reigns in Rome
The Spaniard beat his Serbian foe in straight sets as he ramps up performance levels ahead of the French Open.