Nadal biography:too early or not?

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Nadal biography:too early or not?

Poll closed May 16, 2009.
  1. Yes it's too early

    69.7%
  2. No it's not

    6.1%
  3. I don't care about his biography

    30.3%
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  1. Dutch-Guy

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  2. Bud

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    Nadal is writing history as we speak :)
     
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  3. thejoe

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    Honestly, I don't care about his book. He's nice and all, but I bet it doesn't make a particularly interesting read.
     
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  4. Bud

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  5. Dutch-Guy

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    You are right.Money talks.And when he retires,they'll come with: "Nadal Biography Part II"
     
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  6. Underhand

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    They should have titled it more creatively like "Topspin and Wedgies: The Life of a Champion"
     
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  7. sh@de

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    Too early + I don't care.
     
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  8. mandy01

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    Lol same here..I'll read it if its the last thing I do :lol:
     
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  9. vtmike

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    It might not be too early for Uncle Toni's biography too... :)
     
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  10. aphex

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    but he's so eloquent, no?
     
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  11. sh@de

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    I wouldn't :D. There's plenty of things I want to do if they would be the last things I do, and reading that certainly wouldn't even be on my list ;)
     
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  12. Crayola Oblongata

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    Im' not bothered really.

    Doesn't Andy Murray have book out already?
     
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  13. Giggs The Red Devil

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    I bet it looks like an hagiography. I don’t care.
     
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  14. AprilFool

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    "Spinning My Way To The Top"
     
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  15. deltox

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    lets hope he is more opinionated than in press conferences if hes writing it
     
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  16. cucio

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    From a contents point of view yes, is way too early. From a commercial point of view, they have to ride the top of the wave of Nadal's popularity, so now is the time. And they pave the way for the second updated edition in two years. And so on.
     
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    The reviews on amazon don't look too good. Doesn't look like Nadal co-operated to make this, lots of people are complaining that this book is mostly stats and facts. Make sense, I can't imagine Nadal having that kind of time at the moment.
     
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  18. Dutch-Guy

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    ^^^ Yeah Nadal didn't co-operated to make that book.
    It's a biography,not an autobiography.
     
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  19. skip1969

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    honestly (and no offense to nadal) . . . i could care less what any athlete has to say. i don't tune in to hear them speak.
     
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    HAHAHAHHAAHA, I almost died laughing at this post! :)
     
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  21. seffina

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    It's too early. I'll read it if it actually involves Nadal's input. The author seems to spew out three to four biographies a year and none of them are well reviewed...
     
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  22. sureshs

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    I am waiting for his autobiography: Memoirs of a butt picker
     
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  24. danb

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    LOL - that might sell better than you think! :twisted::twisted::twisted:
     
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    too earl! and he's writing a memoir too.
    I want him to write a heartfelt biography when he's career is over. At this point what is he going to write that we haven't read in articles. I doubt he's going to go into details about his off court life at this point.
     
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    chapter 1: getting in touch with your anal cavity.

    chapter 2: i do my best, no?

    chapter 3: roger is the best!!

    chapter 4: the lost art of serve&volleying.

    chapter 5: i'm tired now...


    THE END
     
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  27. bizarre_opinion

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    totally agree.
     
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  28. bizarre_opinion

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    hahaaha, nice one.
     
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    LMAO!!! :lol:
     
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  30. tonyg11

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    looks like someone cut and pasted wikipedia and sold it as a book. How original
     
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    I would read his autobiography :D
     
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  32. jms007

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    Considering how private Nadal is, I doubt he'll ever write an autobiography.
     
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  33. Dutch-Guy

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    Co-sign.It seems like some people trynna make the dough off of him.
     
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  34. TheNatural

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    I thought you were taking about his upcoming book.

    Nadal reportedly set to pen memoir

    NEW YORK: World number one Rafael Nadal, the 22-year-old Spaniard who has won six Grand Slam tennis titles, might be on the verge of writing a book about his career, Crain’s New York Business reported. The report said literary agent Larry Kirshbaum has been speaking with publishers about a book from Nadal, an Olympic champion who has overtaken Swiss star Roger Federer for the top spot in the global tennis rankings. An Andre Agassi autobiography to hit book stores in November prompted Knopf publishers to pay the retired US tennis legend $5 million in 2007, according to the report. afp
     
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  35. Gorecki

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    preface writen by Brad Gilbert and Sun Tzu?
     
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  36. TheNatural

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    Believe me hes not going to waste any time doing anything extra that diverts his attention away from his tennis. Who knows, the book may not be finished until the end of Nadal's career.But they could be making the book deal now so they can start gathering insight from Nadal and his crew while it's fresh.

    At this point they should just release a special dvd with his FO, WImbledon, and OLympic wins.
     
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  37. TheNatural

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    And ofcourse this should be the picture on the Front cover of his memoir:

    [​IMG]
     
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  38. Gorecki

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    how cute... he is afraid his hero loses the top spot... dont worry! there is tennis boards welfare for those of us who love a player that is not the greatest of all time!
     
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  39. vtmike

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    Yeah exactly I sense a LOT of frustration in him!
     
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  40. kimbahpnam

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    Murray's got a 304 pg autobiography already...
     
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