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Hewitt has ranking, now he wants title

...Sebastien Grosjean today. A day earlier, Hewitt defeated Patrick Rafter and moved past Gustavo Kuerten to become the youngest...Australian and the French Open this year, moved ahead of Patrick Rafter to No. 6 in the rankings - his first top 10 year-end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/18/oth_327657.shtml
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Over-30s not slowing down

...years since I first came on the tour."Bjorn Borg retired at 25. Boris Becker was done playing full time at 28. Patrick Rafter quit at 28, and Marat Safin and Gustavo Kuerten walked away at 29. Andy Roddick retired last year shortly after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-04-02/over-30s-not-slowing
Familiar faces misses as Wimbledon opens

...familiar faces this year. Not only is last year's champion, Goran Ivanisevic, out with injury, but losing finalist Patrick Rafter is taking a break from tennis. Also out is third-ranked Tommy Haas, who withdrew after his parents were injured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/24/oth_345831.shtml
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Wimbledon picks Sampras as top seed

...is second in the rankings, was seeded No. 2, meaning he and Sampras cannot meet until the final. Australia's Patrick Rafter, last year's runner-up, is No. 3 despite a ranking of 10, with U.S. Open champion Marat Safin of Russia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/19/oth_314089.shtml
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U.S. Open finals feature fresh faces

...in Grand Slam history, No. 13 Patrick Rafter will meet unseeded Greg Rusedski...Arthur Ashe Stadium when No. 13 Patrick Rafter, the man who had knocked out...winner of the Michael Chang-Patrick Rafter semifinal. "I'm just proud...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/07/oth_214304.shtml
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Sampras wins 4-day match

...and sprawled on the sidelines with injuries. Serena Williams defaulted with a calf strain, U.S. Open champion Patrick Rafter hurt his back and lost, and Australian Open champ Petr Korda strained an Achilles' tendon, yet won. "It was a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/30/oth_232214.shtml
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Overtime: Hudson falls, but Mitchem wins at fort

...over Tim Scott of North Carolina in their 154-pound bout in Saturday night's Fights at Fort Gordon. TENNIS: Patrick Rafter overwhelmed Felix Mantilla 6-3, 7-5 Saturday to reach the Italian Open final in Rome and move within one win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/16/oth_261558.shtml
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Six unknowns Open surprises

...how many people had ever heard of Filip Dewulf, Gustavo Kuerten, Galo Blanco, Magnus Norman and Hicham Arazi? Patrick Rafter is no household name either, and the only two remaining seeds - No. 3 Yevgeny Kafelnikov and No. 16 Sergi Bruguera...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/03/oth_209349.shtml
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The rare French Open seed - Sergi Bruguera

...clay-court game Wednesday to wear down Morocco's Hicham Arazi 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Next up for Bruguera is Patrick Rafter, a classic serve-and-volleyer, and something will have to give when the two meet in the semis. Playing as if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/05/oth_209443.shtml
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Agassi faces tough opening match at Wimbledon

...Wednesday and upset last year's Wimbledon runner-up, Patrick Rafter, at the Heineken Trophy event Tuesday. Wimbledon...the Queen's Club tournament Sunday; and No. 3 Patrick Rafter, runner-up a year ago, against No. 7 Yevgeny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/20/oth_314269.shtml
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