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Rafa Nadal falls to Vanessa Selbst in Monaco

The world's number one tennis player and PokerStars ambassador, Rafa Nadal has lost out to the world's best female poker player, Vanessa Selbst in a heads-up poker game. Nadal finished with slightly fewer chips than Selbst in a special charity poker game held at Casino de Monte Carlo. Nadal was h...more

by PokerStars staff on April 12, 2014 12:54 PM

Rafa Nadal to face off against Vanessa Selbst in Monte Carlo

The world's number one tennis player and PokerStars ambassador, Rafa Nadal, will face the world's best female poker player, Vanessa Selbst, in a heads-up poker game at Casino de Monte Carlo on Friday, April 11. Nadal will be in Monaco to compete in the ATP Monte Carlo Masters tournament bidding for...more

by PokerStars staff on April 9, 2014 9:17 AM

Rafa vs The World: Behind the scenes

When you walk into a room in a hotel, you almost never know who was there just before you arrived. You would never know you almost saw two men who are so famous, they have a hard time walking down the street without being besieged by fans. There is no one else in this hotel conference room except...more

by Brad Willis on March 27, 2014 7:47 AM

Rafa edges The World in Zoom poker contest

He's taken on PokerStars' best players. He's taken on the entire country of Spain. Now, Rafa Nadal has beaten the world. It happened tonight in America as Rafa prepares for a showdown on the court. Look in any direction around the city of Miami, Florida and you will see blue sky. It's perfect weat...more

by Brad Willis on March 19, 2014 4:45 PM

Watch Rafa vs. The World tonight

Rafa Nadal is in Miami for the Sony Open this week, but before he hits the court, he's facing off versus the whole world on PokerStars. You can watch it happen and play along. Tonight at at 5:30pm ET, Rafa will sit down for some six-max Zoom on PokerStars. You're invited to play, watch, and chat wit...more

by Brad Willis on March 19, 2014 6:04 AM

Rafa vs. The World

There are many sure things about Rafa Nadal: He's a living legend. He's a timeless champion. He will face any opponent. Now he's ready to take on the world. Wednesday, March 19 at 5:30pm ET, Rafa will be in Miami for the Sony Open. While he's there, the PokerStars SportStar will jack up his...more

by Brad Willis on March 14, 2014 2:00 AM

Rafa takes one down in Rio

After getting sidelined for a few of weeks with a bad back, Rafa Nadal has proven a short break doesn't break him. On Sunday, Rafa won the Rio Open, besting Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6 (3). Rafa fans will remember their man was poised to win the Australian Open four weeks ago. In the finals agains...more

by Brad Willis on February 25, 2014 4:43 PM

Rafa Nadal takes on Spain, emerges with victory for charity

Give it to PokerStars SportStar Rafa Nadal: the man is not afraid of competing at a disadvantage. And then give it to him again: even when the odds are stacked against him, he can still win. That's what happened today as tennis' living legend took on Spain's poker players in a €3,000 heads-up Zoom...more

by Brad Willis on January 31, 2014 10:22 AM

Rafa to go heads-up against Spain

Fresh back from a runner-up finish at the Australian Open, Rafa Nadal is ready to get back in action. Friday night at 5pm UK time, Rafa will take on the entire country of Spain...in heads-up Zoom poker on PokerStars.es. Rafa will sit down in his hometown of Porto Cristo, Mallorca to play a microsta...more

by Brad Willis on January 30, 2014 9:32 AM

Rafa backed off at Australian Open

It was meant to be his 14th Grand Slam title. It was meant to give him the distinction of having won all the majors twice. It was meant to start off a year of majors in amazing way. Instead, Rafa Nadal had to settle for a runner-up finish at the Australian Open. Today in Melbourne, Nadal lost in fou...more

by Brad Willis on January 26, 2014 6:43 AM
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