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  1. babbette

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    To be honest I think Rafa likes blondes. In clips I see him glancing a lot at blondes. If he breaks up with xisca his next gf might be a blonde. Or like many men he sees blondes as fun and brunettes as settle down types :oops:
    Yeah I remember the camilla belle. Rafa gets on with anyone spanish. I still wonder what happened in the plane with penelope cruz and javier bardem. To me javier and penelope are like an older version of rafa and xisca. do you see the resemblance with xisca to penelope?

    I like your poem it is good. You never know, fingers crossed.
     
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    Fortunately, your mere presence on these forums tells us that Nadal fans can't get banned as well. So, I guess it evens out.
     
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    You think Nadal winning the AO or not has any bearing on that?
     
  5. nadal_slam_king

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    Banned for what? I'm one of the only posters who follow the rules :shock:

    Unlike most of you I post about tennis, and that's a rarity form most of you trolls (why are you even in the Nadal News Thread exactly?).

    btw the matchup I want to see most in this event is Rafa vs Del Potro.
     
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  6. babbette

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    ........................................
     
  7. meg0529

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    OH EM GEE He actually answered a Xisca question! LOL
     
  8. meg0529

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    Herald Sun

    http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/a...s-your-questions/story-fn77kxzt-1225990504871
     
  9. dandelion_smiley

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    it would surely add to it
     
  10. babbette

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    Thanks Meg. I hope he's not exhausting himself with all these blogs.

    Veronique, remember when I said that maybe one day we might find out all the private things that rafa is reluctant to share now...might come true :shock:

    Vamos Rafa! Make it good John.
     
  11. veroniquem

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    Thanks Babbette (hug)
    I don't see the ressemblance between Xisca and Penelope. To be completely honest, I find Xisca 100%, no let me rephrase that: 200% devoid of any sensuality. She's dainty, good looking, nice, sweet, classy, whatever you want to call her but she would have to hit the minus 50 in the sensuality department. I also see 0 physical chemistry between Rafa and her (like coupling a hot pepper with an ice cube), although I think they're extremely compatible in every other area.
    Actually, Rafa answered that question himself. Asked if he preferred brunettes or blondes, he answered: I like them both. I totally believe him :) and I don't blame him either: hard to make a choice between Penelope and Charlize! (the 2 women he cited as his favorite actresses).
    And guess who Camilla was seen fooling around with, just after the Rafa pictures? That shouldn't be hard right? Of course, the initials are F.V. (wink).
     
  12. dandelion_smiley

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    Rafa, who taught you your mental toughness!
    Billy

    At first glance I thought "Billy" was the answer and was like who the f is billy? Lol
     
  13. veroniquem

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    Amazing, right? He's starting to feel more comfortable and secure around private enquiries. He used to be super defensive. Nice change. I have no idea where that crazy rumor came from though. I've always known Xisca appeared in the picture in 2006 and not before.
     
  14. veroniquem

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    You can't possibly get banned ever. You're one of the nicest posters here.
     
  15. meg0529

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    Who is this camilla woman? :confused:
     
  16. TMF

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    I hardly agree with you but got to agree with you on this one. There’s so many tennis to be play and anything can happen.:neutral:
     
  17. babbette

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    Oh vero I do love your brutal honesty :p Fernando always goes after Rafa's sloppy seconds. Ana, Caroline hehe. If Rafa drops xisca, watch out. 8) I never read the bits where he says Cruz is his favorite actress. Last brunette I read was his fave was Zeta Jones, before that J-lo lol.

    Btw, Ana Ivanovic as one of his face wta players?? Lol you know he's basing that answer on friendship.:-?
     
  18. meg0529

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    Yes! i was thinking the same. Finally no more, how long have they been together nonsense. Although PMac will still say that. He seems to say the same things again and again. Everytime Rafa wins, he goes i wonder why he bites the trophy. I'm like really guys?? You still don't know? Rafa has answered that one like 10000 times.
     
  19. dandelion_smiley

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    cant you see that nobody likes you here? not only youre a complete joke but youre proving it by everything you write, take your toys and go play somewhere else
     
  20. veroniquem

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    Ah gee :shock: Courier has always courted Rafa in the most embarrassing way. Remember his "why do you keep moving away from me?" complaint, at the AO as well? I was like "what the...?" :oops:
     
  21. babbette

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    Camilla Belle-Hollywood "actress"

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  22. meg0529

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    LMAO I was like fav wta player, eh? :twisted:

    I can confirm the Cruz thing, he did say that.
     
  23. babbette

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    Don't forget that commies always go on about his mannerisms: oh look at him jumping like a boxer, look at him running to baseline after the toss, I wonder if he will lose focus if they kick his bottles...aarrrr


    But where woman show me I forgot.

    we're flooding the thread with gossip again :oops:
     
  24. veroniquem

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    You're the only obnoxious person I see in this thread actually. You're like the #1 parasite around here, ranting against Rafa nonstop. Why don't you go to the "Fed news" thread and let the Rafa fans have their fun :confused:
     
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    That's for sure, right, because I think her game is hitting rock bottom atm but she has a house in Mallorca and they do socialize from time to time.
     
  26. meg0529

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    Googled her, she's a hottie! When was this pic taken?

    Also, about the cruz thing, I dunno. It might have been a video. But I think they asked him who his fav actress was and he answered charlize theron and cruz.
     
  27. veroniquem

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    ATP party. Next to Camilla is Sharapova. They're very good friends.
     
  28. babbette

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    Please don't generalize!

    Meg, I think it was IW 2007, don't remember.
     
  29. TennisFan3

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    Actually, this is a very shrewd observation. Even in 2004/2005 lots of folks watching Nadal wondered why he doesn't serve harder. We also had a camp in '07 where Nadal's and Fed's shots are analyzed, and our coach questioned on how come someone with such a great overhead and shoulder strength serves so slow; the service motion was awkward. Nadal always possessed a LOT of power. Even at 17-18 he could hit a high bouncing inside out forehand at close to 100 mph and his overheads were also awesome.

    That's why I always wonder whether Nadal would have done much better with a specialist coach such as Cahill, Roche, Annacone etc. Tony trained him mentally for sure, but sometimes I wonder about the technique..
     
  30. dandelion_smiley

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    did I ask you something? mummy didnt teach you to keep your mouth shut when not asked?
     
  31. meg0529

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    Oh so it was after 2006! :twisted:

    I'm sorry but nsk is harmless, compared to P_Agony and aphex. THEY need to take your advice.

    I wonder this too. I think he should maybe add a co-coach. I don't see it happening though.
     
  32. TennisFan3

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    Wow! You didn't know Camilla. She has like the most beautiful smoky eyes in the history of time :)
     
  33. babbette

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    Rafa, the creature of habit has made it clear plenty of times that changing any members of his team or adding is a complete no no at the moment. But I wonder if uncle toni thinks about it at times. I think there was an article with toni mentioning talking about adding another coach? I just don't remember. I don't remember much today:confused:

    when you said "nobody" you included everybody so she had a right to reply. :)

    Btw, for anybody not interested in reading banter there is some Rafa news a page back :)
     
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  34. dandelion_smiley

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    Wrong, they, just like me, are counterpunchers, we don't critisize when not provoked. I only respond to the bulls..

    NSK produces the biggest crap here even though nobody forces him to. That's the difference.
     
  35. veroniquem

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    She taught me to fight bullies and you're bullying people for no good reason.
     
  36. veroniquem

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    Rafa also works with Toni Colom but that's not someone new at all. He worked with him as a child already.
     
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    Yep. It has been discussed before. I think the biggest issue is the language barrier for a specialist coach with Nadal.

    There was a special analysis done by some commies analyzing why Nadal changed his technique and why his backhand and serve were so poor when he started. I mean, when he was 17-18 he used to hit flat and hard on his forehand
    (see here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikNlsRBT8-0 ) . But then Toni started him with the reverse buggywhip finish - mimicking the topspin of other Spanish clay court players - and now he's trying to go back to the flatter forehand. Furthermore his backhand technique is still strange - his grip is different from the others; he uses the dominant hand in a different way. So he has trouble hitting DTL backhand, compared to someone like a Djokovic or Murray.

    Anyway, Nadal is much too talented and would have been the best anyway. But I still think he could have been #1 earlier and had less injuries + better technique - if he had some conventional coaching with specialists.
     
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  38. babbette

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    I wonder if Sharapova was like, Rafa is cute right? I could set you up :p
     
  39. veroniquem

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    I think she said something about Camilla wanting to meet Rafa at the time.
     
  40. TennisFan3

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    During the infamous Nadal foot injury in late 2006/early 2007 - Toni foolishly conceded to the press, that this injury could derail Nadal's career in the long term and it was a serious danger. Nadal was obviously, irked, he denied all this to the BBC and said it was just a small thing.

    Reportedly, at that time Toni offered to resign as Nadal's coach, but Nadal did not accept. Finally, Nike+ made a special foot-sole for Nadal and customized shoes (half a size smaller) and all has been fine ever since :)
     
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  41. meg0529

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    LMFAOOO! Ya I'm sure aphex was provoked to start his 2-3 threads about how useless Rafa is. Or P_agony was "provoked" to come in the Nadal vs Daniel thread, and make a cheater comment out of nowhere. Yup. Real counterpunchers those two. NSk's comments are hilarious and facepalm worthy. P_Agony and Aphex's comments make me want to punch something.
     
  42. meg0529

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    I don't blame her :p
     
  43. TennisFan3

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    Yep. P_Agony thinks that Nadal wasn't injured against Murray in AO 2010 QF, and retired because Murray broke him :) That's one of the most ridiculous thing I've ever read.

    Then Drakulie says Nadal was never injured. He thinks that Nadal was practicing when he withdrew from Queens/Wimbledon in 2009, because he saw a 2 yr old clip of Nadal training on TV. LOL!!

    There's another one T_Brady - that poster hates Nadal and wants him sick/injured and retired ASAP.

    It seems that "some" Federer fans absolutely hate Nadal where as most Nadal fans are just indifferent to Federer (or as in my case actually like him).
     
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  44. Rippy

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    Some Nadal fans hate Federer.
    Some Federer fans hate Nadal.

    :)
     
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    Im not following their comments day and night, even if youre right, still at least IM a counterpuncher. You never see me jump on Nadal out of nowhere
     
  46. veroniquem

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    I blame all women who are young and beautiful enough to capture Rafa's attention. There are WAY too many of them :evil:
     
  47. meg0529

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    One need not read their comments day and night. A random sample of 5-6 comments each will be enough. lol. As for you, i can't recall anything, but no need to counterpunch, if you don't say something to provoke people in the first place. so ya...


    Hahaha.
     
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  48. TMF

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    Listen to what babbette had suggested.

    Thank you.
     
  49. babbette

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    oh yes I remember that interview.

    that wasn't directed at tennisfan

    Rafa news 2 pages back for anybody not wanting banter, lol
    :)
     
  50. meg0529

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    Maybe we should pull a VB and start a "Rafa News only, no comments" thread. :p
     
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