Nadal makes both singles & doubles final

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  1. smoledman

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    Suddenly a lot of Djoke/Murray/Fed fan *********s tightening REAL fast!
     
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    Nadal is the clay beast and it's not gonna change any time soon.
     
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  3. Clarky21

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    Sarcasm? I'm sure nobody is quaking in their boots because Nadal made the final of a lousy 250 event. Lol.
     
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    You are the funniest pessimist in the whole world. Don't ever change Clarky21 :D
     
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    I am very worried about Djokovic and Murray. Federer is semi-retired and his rivalry with Nadal can be considered over. But lately mediocre players like Djokovic and Murray have been winning Slams because of Nadal's absence. They need to be very concerned. No free ride any more.
     
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    So glad he's back.
     
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    He's just trolling Champ.
     
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  8. Agassifan

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    I have always maintained that he will do very well in his return. He was never really hurt to begin with and time off would've helped him a lot. I am sure he practices a LOT more than what the media says.
     
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  9. beast of mallorca

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    Nadal is also playing doubles with Nalbandian in Brazil Open. Watch out for overplaying buddy.

    I know he's just smoking the field even in doubles, and it's really practice matches for him, but still........but what do I know. I'm just a recreational player in my own little town. ;)
     
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  10. tusharlovesrafa

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    which town do you exactly live in? If you dont ming you can tell me.:)
     
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  11. beast of mallorca

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    Davis for now.
     
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    never heard of it!!
     
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    was surprised to see him playing with nalbandian...guess that was already decided before the good week with monaco...monaco playing with another partner
     
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  14. beast of mallorca

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    He must have thought that he and Monaco will not go far in Chile.
     
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    yeah, i guess....here's something troubling for federer fans though probably not for roger himself...i'll slip this in here late on a saturday night instead of starting a new thread on it, but with a win in doubles tomorrow nadal would have more doubles titles (9, with 3 losses) than federer (eight, with 5 losses)...this will make for a very difficult sunday night for fed fans, probably a loss of sleep and poor start to the work and school week...i truly hope roger handles the news well in rotterdam and he doesn't have any emotional reactions that would effect his play at a tournament he does well at it...this is big tomorrow, i haven't seen a doubles match in a while that had this much weight to it, clearly it's the more important of the two finals tomorrow...all that matters to fed fans is records so this is huge
     
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  16. Cup8489

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    All top 4 should play more doubles. Then they can learn how to properly volley.
     
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  17. Big_Dangerous

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    Singles volleys and doubles volleys are two totally different things...
     
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  18. tusharlovesrafa

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    whats up with your avatar?:)
     
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  19. beast of mallorca

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    Have to say that there are many good Fed fans here who will not really care about that (the actual tennis fans). Only the rabid Nadal haters will make a deal about it
     
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  20. Mike Sams

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    Djokovic and Murray don't really have any hardcore fans. There's really only Nadal fans and Federer fans and then a bunch of fairweather fans who'll jump from one bandwagon to the next. Actually after reading the comments on these threads, there are a lot of Federer and Nadal bandwagoners too.
     
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    Djokovic wins Slams by smashing through Nadal. That's how he became world #1, winning 3 consecutive Slams with it.
    Nadal started crying when Djokovic was kicking his butt in that 3rd set at RG and wanted to stop play. :lol:
     
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  22. beast of mallorca

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    Don't you know, this is the Djok-Muzza era. Federer and Nadal are old news ! Get on with the program Mann.......:twisted:
     
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    I like being the exception to the rule.
     
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    How many of us does it take before we become the rule rather than the exception?
     
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  25. RAFA2005RG

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    There are almost no Nadal bandwagoners. If you are going to jump on a bandwagon, it isn't going to be Nadal, its going to be Federer obviously. Nadal is the guy most of the tennis world has consistently been saying would retire young and was breaking down physically. Nobody would jump on that bandwagon. Nadal fans are genuine Nadal fans. And if their ever were any bandwagoners, they will have fallen off after the 7 month absence (or the 2009 disaaster).
     
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    Does this mean we will finally see the return of JV? Exciting times.
     
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  27. zagor

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    When Murray is winning every poll and/or Murray news thread has 1000000000000000000 pages.
     
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  28. RAFA2005RG

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    Murray is a lot more popular than Djokovic because the United Kingdom is a big place.
     
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    IDK, but flying under the radar is kind of enjoyable. People are probably scared to join the dark side, take risks and enjoy this roller-coaster ride for as long as it lasts.

    Btw, why was my friend Bob banned? Is it permanent? Djokovic fans are a rare breed around here as well.
     
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  30. beast of mallorca

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    WE still have 5555 tho'
    And we all know about his facts..........:twisted:
     
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  31. Hawkeye7

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    Is that a fact or an opinion?
     
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  32. Hitman

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    Is that actually meant to surprise anyone?

    It was obvious Nadal was going to sweep through the SA clay swing. I will only be surprised if he loses a single match before IW.
     
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  33. Fiji

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    The 8 months away from the ATP tour appear to be basically because he was exhausted after a long period of being a pro. Was it 2001 he turned pro? That was a long time ago for someone who is 26.
     
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  34. Cup8489

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    And singles volleys can be sharpened by constantly practicing the reflex volleys of doubles.

    I know, it worked for me.
     
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  35. YouCantBeSerious

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    The real question is why is Nadal playing doubles again.
     
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  36. Murrayfan31

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    He likes an excuse when he gets injured again. Seriously, what is wrong with him?
     
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    Are you f-ing kidding? Who cares? Neither Fed nor his fans will lose any sleep over this. Dream on.
     
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  38. cknobman

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    Please update thread title to be more appropriate.

    Nadal loses both singles & doubles final
     
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    And a great update that is. :evil:
     
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    he's playing again doubles in sao paulo...
     
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  42. ivan_the_terrible

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    Saw the final set on youtube - his opponent has a great backhand. Had Nads lunging around trying to reach them.
     
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  44. mariecon

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    He must have studied the Rosol match.
     
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    Ah what was that?
     
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    You can proceed to be surprised now. :)
     
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