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Rafa Nadal unsure if he can win another Grand Slam

Dec 10, 2015 - 7:24 PM

I don t know when that will happen and I don t know if that s going to happen the 14 time Grand Slam winner says

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Raonic stuns Nadal as Mavericks upset Aces to end IPTL Manila leg

Dec 08, 2015 - 11:01 PM

The Philippine Mavericks win all 3 of their homecourt matches after dealing the Micromax Indian Aces their first loss in the 2015 International Premier Tennis League

UPSET. Milos Raonic pulls off an upset over Rafael Nadal in a men's singles thriller as the Philippine Mavericks escape the Micromax Indian Aces. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Royals claim first win in final day of IPTL Manila leg

Dec 08, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The OBI UAE Royals win a close thriller over the OUE Singapore Slammers on the final day of the 2015 IPTL Manila leg

WOMEN'S SINGLES. Ana Ivanovic serves the ball for the OBI UAE Royals. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Filipino love of tennis makes Philippines best IPTL stop, says Huey

Dec 08, 2015 - 4:08 AM

The 2015 IPTL season is still scheduled to make stops in New Delhi Dubai and Singapore after Manila

WINNERS. Fil-Am Treat Huey says his sentiment about the reception in the Philippines is shared by all players competing in the IPTL. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Serena Williams puts on show, Mavericks win over Warriors

Dec 07, 2015 - 11:56 PM

The Mavericks outduel the winless Warriors in men s legends singles mixed doubles and women s singles during their 2015 IPTL match

Serena Williams returns a shot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rafa Nadal vows to return to top form next year

Dec 07, 2015 - 11:26 PM

An improved Rafael Nadal will show up for the 2016 season the world s former top tennis player assures

SERVING A GOOD ONE. Rafa Nadal headband game was on point on Monday. He vows to be back in top form as well for the 2016 season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Serena shines as Mavericks win 3rd straight in IPTL Manila

Dec 07, 2015 - 10:30 PM

The Mavericks continue their winning ways while the Warriors remain winless in the 2015 IPTL

3RD STRAIGHT WIN. The Philippine Mavericks, led by Serena Williams, win its third straight match in the 2015 International Premier Tennis League. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Rafa Nadal thrills Manila crowd in IPTL debut

Dec 07, 2015 - 9:21 PM

Nadal goes 2 0 in his first two sets

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Serena Williams has put injuries, missed calendar Slam behind her

Dec 07, 2015 - 1:01 AM

Serena Williams said she was ready to rejoin the women s tennis tour after a bout with injuries that caused the world number one to cut short her 2015 season

SERENA IN MANILA. The world's top-ranked women's tennis player says she has dealt with the pain of missing out on a calendar-sweep of the Grand Slam events. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tennis bad boy Kyrgios says he's matured, aims for first Grand Slam final

Dec 06, 2015 - 11:16 PM

Nick Kyrgios who is in Manila for IPTL says he s a different person after earning a suspended ban for sexual comments about Stan Wawrinka s girlfriend

BAD BOY. Nick Kyrgios says additional gym work and diet has helped him improve his fitness. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

WATCH: Rafael Nadal, uncle Toni teach young Filipina to play tennis

Dec 06, 2015 - 5:37 PM

One little Filipina girl who couldn t return a Rafa Nadal tap got the tennis lesson of a lifetime at Colegio San Agustin in Makati City

LESS-ON IS MORE. Toni Nadal, the uncle/coach of Rafael Nadal, gives a young Filipina girl an invaluable tutorial. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler