D.Young: Should He Have Trained With Nadal In Maluca

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  1. Conquistador

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    The question for Donald Young will always be: should he have went and trained with Nadal in Maluca. A guy at the local tennis courts agrees that Donald made a big mistake. I said, "This is the United States, we have all the resources in the world, all the technology, why go to Maluca?" I hear and hear people saying that Young could have been a different player training with Nadal. I dont buy this notion. The facilites in the US are world class. There are huge benefits to train with Nadal, but you can't get that much better, can you??
     
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  2. dincuss

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    I would train with a world no 1 instead of with the "coaches"
     
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    Yep. Nadal has more knowledge in his brain than Young has in his finger.
     
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    And talent.
     
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    That post made no sense. do you mean young"s whole body? it looks like you're insulting nadal. i may just not understand it correctly but it doesn't sound like you're complementing nadal :confused:
     
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    True as well but Nadal maximized his and Donald Young didn't. Maybe he could have with Uncle Toni and Nadal teaching him the game and the discipline it takes.
     
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    It's called a joke. Explaining the joke doesn't make it as funny.
     
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    IF he had a chance to train with Nadal, and passed on it, it would be a big mistake.
     
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  9. RCizzle65

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    I remember someone mentioning this, at what point in both of their careers did they ask Young if he wanted to train with Nadal? I don't see why you would turn down training with the world number 2 (I think he was asked before he turned number 1), even if it wasn't in the United States.
     
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  10. Conquistador

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    Donald did reject the offer from the Nadal family to train for 3 weeks in Maluca.
     
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  11. Lsmkenpo

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    :) classic

    So, do you have more knowledge than Young has in his finger?
     
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    Donald Young either has a one freakin smart finger

    or nadal is really dumb

    at least according to Nadal_Freak
     
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  13. Jchurch

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    That is a real pitty. No one on this planet is above being helped by someone else.
     
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    I thought it was Mallorca? Or is it like one of those Turin-Torino things?
     
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    Oh my God!! I was literally rolling on the floor laughing! [​IMG]
     
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    Wait a min...I thought you were from Basel, Switzerland? :confused::-?
     
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    Nadal Freak, Congratulations on reaching GOAT status.
     
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  18. Lsmkenpo

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    He wasn't asked to come to train, It was not as if Uncle Toni was going to coach him or give him advice to change his game, they just wanted him to come and be a hitting partner for Nadal to beat up on, for a few weeks.

    Basically it is an insult, most pros use junior level players to beat on as hitting partners.
     
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    Seems like most of us dont get the joke, an explanation would help
     
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    sampras did it with lendl and later said it helped him immensely
     
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    Sampras was 12th in the world when he trained with Lendl, he wasn't there to just be a hitting partner for him, quite different.
     
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    Jesse Levine trained w/ Fed and went on to win....someone help me here. I'm sure he's won some big tournament, am I forgetting here?
     
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    He hit with him when he was a junior also
     
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    he was ranked 81 when they trained, ranked 12 when they played 10 months later at the us open...


    Pete rebounded from that disappointment and rose to number 12 in the rankings heading into the U.S. Open. After solid wins in the first four rounds, he met Ivan Lendl, then the world’s top-ranked player. The two were friends, and knew each other’s games well. Ten months earlier, Pete had spent time with Lendl at his Connecticut home in preparation for the Masters tournament in Madison Square Garden. The teenager noted his host’s rigorous training regimen; he was starting to understand the commitment and sacrifice it took to be #1. Their match was a titanic struggle. Pete took the first two sets, then Lendl stormed back to grab the next two. In the final set, Pete dominated with his powerful serve and near-flawless play at the net, and advanced to the semifinals.
     
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    ROFL At Nadal Freak's Post And Everyone's Reactions.
     
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    It's Mallorca.

    "Maluca" is an OP's invention.
     
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    wow!!!you'are unstoppable lately!!!:lol: :lol: oh god oh god oh god!!!
     
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    My new signature.
     
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    good choice :mrgreen:

    He also said yesterday night that Nadal is a mixed black and native Indian.:)
    That would make a good sig as well.
     
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    I don't spoke England too good.. -- no?
     
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    You know what else isnt funny Nadal_Freak? Telling a bad joke. Now what the hell happened to D Young anyway. I always had a feeling hed amount to nothing.
     
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  32. NamRanger

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    lol... lol.... lol...... I still can't get over this.
     
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    Did you actually compare Nadal's brain to Young's finger in terms of knowledge? LOL! Not very nice from a so-called Nadal fan!
     
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    Lmao... Me too!

    I even had to do a double-take and reread his post, just to make sure. xD
     
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  35. illuminati

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    well either nadal is really dumb or the retarded monkeys that make his playing schedule are really dumb. what kinda fool plays awesome in the masters and peaks for them and burns out for the majors? only NADAL!!!
    i like nadal but he is firing blanks in the slams. he said after losing to del potro in miami was a disaster, well raffy not being 100% fit for the french and missing wimbledon due to injury is mega disaster!
    people making this guy's schedule should be shot!
     
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    Everyone! Put that quote in your signature!! LMAO!!!
     
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  37. illuminati

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    how come u cant edit ur own posts in this forum?
    how crap is that!
    menstennisforum is much better, u can edit and do anything.
    i guess this forum is a poor mans menstennisforum!
     
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  38. malakas

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    you can only edit after 50 posts,and if you don't like it here you're more than welcome to go back to the menstennisjungles and troll all you want in the sh!thole that GM has become.

    are you clay death?
     
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    nothing to see here thanks to the goat^
     
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  40. illuminati

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    no, im new to both forums
     
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  41. kimbahpnam

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    Hey c'mon guys, this is a true statement. Nadal really does have more knowledge in his brain than DY has in his finger.
    Lay off NF! He's trying his best out here.
     
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  42. illuminati

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    man donald young missed a huge opportunity there. i would love to go and train with nadal. u can pick nadals brain about playing pressure tennis, how to be calm mentally, how to appraoch big points, how to prepare mentally and physically, what shots to use and when , what tactics to use against certain styles of games, etc etc.

    u could learn more with nadal in 1 month than what u would learn from coaches in 2 years. coaches are too mechanical, they dont know about big match play, guy like nadal would be able to tell and explain anything about being a good matchplayer.

    spanish train really hard, thats why they have so many great sportsmen and sportswomen in so many different sports.
     
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    ROTFL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    tú é que me saiste uma grande "maluca"...

    it's mallorca... MALLORCA...
     
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  45. makinao

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    Pros ask other pros to be hitting partners all the time. Federer asked Ivanisevic to hit with him in preparation for the 07 Wimbledon finals. Was that an insult to Ivanisevic?
     
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  46. coloskier

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    At least he didn't say "malaca" :)
     
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  47. Nadal_Freak

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    LOL at those who didn't get my joke. A bad joke can be funny as well.
     
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    No, it was quite obvious that you wanted to reverse the finger and brain part, but you had a brain fart.
     
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  49. Pseudonym

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    Come on, let's be honest here.

    Would Nadal divulge that much information and advice to Young? I don't think Uncle Toni would let him.
     
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    haha :mrgreen:

    ohhh of course we laughed at your "joke"..only not the joke you intended.:)
     
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