Ashleigh Barty (right) and Julia Goerges (left) attend a practice session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London on Saturday. Associated Press
The 37-year-old Swiss can clinch a record-extending 21st major if he manages to break free of the world number one's stranglehold.
Nadal emerged triumphant that day, winning in five sets in a four-hour 48-minute epic of fluctuating fortunes that stretched out over seven hours because of constant, momentum-shifting rain interruptions.
It was only four minutes longer than it took Roger Federer to defeat Alejandro Falla of Colombia in 2004.
US captain Tiger Woods defended Presidents Cup teammate Patrick Reed as “a great kid” on Tuesday after he was penalised for breaking the rules in the Bahamas, while attempting to draw a line under the controversy.
The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup
Sri Lanka embarked on the first Test cricket tour of Pakistan in 10 years on Monday following the deadly 2009 attack on their team that plunged Pakistan into sporting isolation.