Rafael Nadal and a look back at 2012

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This month Rafael Nadal began his comeback on the clay courts of South America reaching the finals of Vina del Mar and winning Sao Paulo.

But there is a long road ahead for the lefty Spaniard who accumulated all of his points in 2012 during the first half of the year.

Here’s a look at Rafa’s 2012 schedule and results:


Date Event Rd Result Score
Jun-12 Wimbledon R64 Lukas Rosol  d. (2)Rafael Nadal 6-7(9) 6-4 6-4 2-6 6-4
Jun-12 Wimbledon R128 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Thomaz Bellucci 7-6(0) 6-2 6-3
Jun-12 Halle QF (8)Philipp Kohlschreiber  d. (1)Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-4
Jun-12 Halle R16 (1)Rafael Nadal d. Lukas Lacko 7-5 6-1
May-12 Roland Garros Final (2)Rafael Nadal d. (1)Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 2-6 7-5
May-12 Roland Garros SF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (6)David Ferrer 6-2 6-2 6-1
May-12 Roland Garros QF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (12)Nicolas Almagro 7-6(4) 6-2 6-3
May-12 Roland Garros R16 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (13)Juan Monaco 6-2 6-0 6-0
May-12 Roland Garros R32 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (q)Eduardo Schwank 6-1 6-3 6-4
May-12 Roland Garros R64 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Denis Istomin 6-2 6-2 6-0
May-12 Roland Garros R128 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Simone Bolelli 6-2 6-2 6-1
May-12 Rome Final (2)Rafael Nadal d. (1)Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-3
May-12 Rome SF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (6)David Ferrer 7-6(6) 6-0
May-12 Rome QF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (7)Tomas Berdych 6-4 7-5
May-12 Rome R16 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Marcel Granollers 6-1 6-1
May-12 Rome R32 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Florian Mayer 6-1 7-5
May-12 Madrid R16 (15)Fernando Verdasco  d. (2)Rafael Nadal 6-3 3-6 7-5
May-12 Madrid R32 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Nikolay Davydenko 6-2 6-2
Apr-12 Barcelona Final (1)Rafael Nadal d. (3)David Ferrer 7-6(1) 7-5
Apr-12 Barcelona SF (1)Rafael Nadal d. (9)Fernando Verdasco 6-0 6-4
Apr-12 Barcelona QF (1)Rafael Nadal d. (5)Janko Tipsarevic 6-2 6-2
Apr-12 Barcelona R16 (1)Rafael Nadal d. (q)Robert Farah 6-2 6-3
Apr-12 Barcelona R32 (1)Rafael Nadal d. Guillermo Garcia Lopez 6-1 6-2
Apr-12 Monte Carlo Final (2)Rafael Nadal d. (1)Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-1
Apr-12 Monte Carlo SF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (9)Gilles Simon 6-3 6-4
Apr-12 Monte Carlo QF (2)Rafael Nadal d. Stanislas Wawrinka 7-5 6-4
Apr-12 Monte Carlo R16 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (q)Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1 6-1
Apr-12 Monte Carlo R32 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Jarkko Nieminen 6-4 6-3
Mar-12 Miami SF (4)Andy Murray  d. (2)Rafael Nadal  W/O
Mar-12 Miami QF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (6)Jo Wilfried Tsonga 6-2 5-7 6-4
Mar-12 Miami R16 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (16)Kei Nishikori 6-4 6-4
Mar-12 Miami R32 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (25)Radek Stepanek 6-2 6-2
Mar-12 Miami R64 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Santiago Giraldo 6-2 6-0
Mar-12 Indian Wells SF (3)Roger Federer  d. (2)Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-4
Mar-12 Indian Wells QF (2)Rafael Nadal d. David Nalbandian 4-6 7-5 6-4
Mar-12 Indian Wells R16 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (21)Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3 6-2
Mar-12 Indian Wells R32 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (26)Marcel Granollers 6-1 6-4
Mar-12 Indian Wells R64 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Leonardo Mayer 6-1 6-3
Jan-12 Australian Open Final (1)Novak Djokovic  d. (2)Rafael Nadal 5-7 6-4 6-2 6-7(5) 7-5
Jan-12 Australian Open SF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (3)Roger Federer 6-7(5) 6-2 7-6(5) 6-4
Jan-12 Australian Open QF (2)Rafael Nadal d. (7)Tomas Berdych 6-7(5) 7-6(6) 6-4 6-3
Jan-12 Australian Open R16 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (18)Feliciano Lopez 6-4 6-4 6-2
Jan-12 Australian Open R32 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (q)Lukas Lacko 6-2 6-4 6-2
Jan-12 Australian Open R64 (2)Rafael Nadal d. Tommy Haas 6-4 6-3 6-4
Jan-12 Australian Open R128 (2)Rafael Nadal d. (q)Alex Kuznetsov 6-4 6-1 6-1
Jan-12 Doha SF (4)Gael Monfils  d. (1)Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-4
Jan-12 Doha QF (1)Rafael Nadal d. (7)Mikhail Youzhny 6-4 6-4
Jan-12 Doha R16 (1)Rafael Nadal d. (q)Denis Gremelmayr 6-2 6-2
Jan-12 Doha R32 (1)Rafael Nadal d. Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3 6-7(2) 6-3


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