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Sunday, May 13, 2012

RAFA NADAL - ROME - 2012


UPDATED:  Monday, May 21, 2012, 9:20 p.m. USA/EST 


Rome 2012 - Final
Rafa's 6th title at Rome
 Rafa Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic
7-5, 6-3
Monday, May 21, 2012

The Championship Match was postponed from Sunday to Monday
due to rain and court conditions.
Campo Centrale
Briefly in Rome, Rafa slipped to number 3, with Roger Federer overtaking number 2, until Rafa won the Final in Rome Monday, May 21, 2012.  Now, Rafa is back in the number 2 position. Novak Djokovic is number 1.  Roger Federer is number 3.

Watch a replay of the Final Rome 2012 match - Scroll down to Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal (Men's Final)


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Above two photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a forehand against David Ferrer of Spain in their semi final match during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain lifts the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Rafael Nadal of Spain lifts the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain poses for a picture with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge. 

More Final/Championship Rome pictures below under Final pictures Zimbio.

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Round 1
Rafa - Bye

Round 2
Rafa Nadal defeated Florian Mayer
6-1, 7-5
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Round 3
Round of 16
Rafa Nadal vs. Marcel Granollers
6-1, 6-1
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The Tennis Channel TV didn't show the live match and only showed Set 2

Try the tab Replay on ESPN3
and maybe you'll find some of Rafa playing the Round 3 match.
It seems to be a collection of matches.
I didn't look through it all to find it for you, though.
Internazionali Bnl D'Italia - Part II (Men's Round of 16) 
or
Internazionali Bnl D'Italia - Part I (Men's Round of 16)

Quarterfinal
[2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) defeated [7] Tomas Berdych (CZE)
6-4, 7-5
Friday, May18, 2012
Videos from the Rome 2012 website
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 Semifinal
[2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) defeated  [6] David Ferrer (ESP)
Saturday, May 19, 2012
7-6(6), 6-0
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Final
 Rafa Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic
7-5, 6-3
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Championship Match was postponed from Sunday to Monday
due to rain and court conditions.
Campo Centrale


Pictures


Picture copied from Twitter with the following text:
sì, eccolo mentre si allena.

Round 2 Pictures
Round 2 pictures Zimbio

Round 3 Pictures
Round 3 pictures Zimbio

Quarterfinal Pictures
Quarterfinal Pictures Zimbio

 

Quarterfinal Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during day seven of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 18, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Quarterfinal Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain plays forehand against Marcel Granollers of Spain in their third round match during day six of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 17, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe.  Click image to enlarge.

Quarterfinal - Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts in his match against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during day seven of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 18, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Semifinal Pictures
Semifinal pictures Zimbio

Quarterfinal - Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating David Ferrer of Spain during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy.Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Semifianl Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a forehand against David Ferrer of Spain in their semi final match during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against David Ferrer of Spain in their semi final match during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Rafael Nadal of Spain is congratulated by David Ferrer of Spain during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: : Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating David Ferrer of Spain during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.

Final Pictures


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a backhand in his match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 Tennis on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal plays a backhand against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal plays a backhand against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a serves against David Ferrer of Spain in their semi final match during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


 Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against David Ferrer of Spain in their semi final match during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 19, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain consoles Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the net after his straight sets victory in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


Final/Championship Rome - Rafael Nadal of Spain bites the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their final match during day ten of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2012 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 21, 2012 in Rome, Italy.  Photo credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe. Click image to enlarge.


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