Nadal Questionable For the US Open and Federer worried of Nadal

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  1. kishnabe

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    Nadal is questionable for the U.S. Open
    Ticker - Monday, August 13, 2012



    Rafael Nadal tells the Spanish TV station Laverdad that he is questionable for the U.S. Open, which begins on August 27. Nadal has not played a tournament since Wimbledon due to tendonitis in his knees. "I don't know if I’ll be ready in time for the U.S. Open," he said. "I can't say yes or no. [The injury] is not the same as other years, and I have found it a little different."
    http://www.tennis.com/articles/templates/news.aspx?articleid=19173&zoneid=25

    Federer concerned for injured Nadal
    Ticker - Monday, August 13, 2012



    Roger Federer says he’s concerned about the health of his longtime rival, Rafael Nadal, who hasn't played since Wimbledon due to a knee injury.

    "I was going to write him and check on him because I can't believe he's been out that long," Federer told reporters in Cincinnati. "I thought the Olympics, okay, that's fine. That's a personal choice. I thought for sure we would see him in Toronto, but now he missed Toronto and Cincinnati. It's very surprising, because it was nothing that we heard of prior to the injury. He played so well on clay, and then actually seemed fine at Wimbledon. He had more time by losing earlier at Wimbledon. So it came as big surprise now, these two pull outs for me. Even the Olympics, too. So I'm sad for him. I hope he'll be back for the [U.S.] Open."

    http://www.tennis.com/articles/templates/news.aspx?articleid=19171&zoneid=25

    Nadal injury could be way worse than 09.....looks like he aint in the Open this time. Federer looking worried....great to see that from a great ambassador. Truly think he misses Nadal like SW19 09!
     
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  2. SStrikerR

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    The same exact stuff was posted 3 threads down.
     
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    Whoops Sorry Oddjack...did not notice your thread! I used diff sources :)....though expected of the Nadal insider.
     
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    seems like nadals pride of losing in the 2nd roudn is causing his knee to flare up
     
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  5. Zarfot Z

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    Utter crap. Federer is secretly laughing with glee on the inside, now that his biggest rival is no longer a threat at slams.
     
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    Far from suresh's "drying up pool of old farts"
    That thread has gone to the dawgs.

    Federer is, of course, worried about the bigger picture. Tennis benefits from Nadal's appearance. And "Nadal is the greatest human in world history" as we have been reminded so often, so Roger is right in showing respect to someone greater and infinitely more talented than himself.

    In any case, now there are so many players capable of beating Fred that Nadal being injured will hardly be cause for him to be secretly laughing.
     
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  7. BreakPoint

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    Yeah, right. :roll: Federer WANTS to play Nadal. He loves the challenge of playing Nadal. He wants to finally have the opportunity to spank Nadal at the US Open, but it looks like Nadal has chickened out once again.
     
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    Something has to be wrong if players are getting worried about Nadal.
     
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  9. tusharlovesrafa

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    You are right,my friend.Fed is a Great Champion and his thought process is different from us.He wants Rafa to return,so that,he can spank him in the US OPEN.
     
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    Sounds like Nads won't be at the Open. What is NSK gonna do, hide the knives and guns.
     
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    No Fred is very happy because he knows he only has to play Djokovic in the final instead of semi & final with Stupid Saturday.
     
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  12. Sabratha

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    Federer does indeed have a better chance at winning.
     
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    God gracious! So many atrocious, blood-minded, evil idiots in one forum. As if this zoo was specially collected.
    BullDogTennis, Zarfot Z, BreakPoint, Sabratha, I do hope that tendonitis catches you in all your tendons simultanesously so that you learn what being ill is and maybe (a very slim chance though) something about kindness and sympathy.
     
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  14. SLD76

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    it ok..forum gonna survive without rafa, no?
     
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    It's not like it's the end of the world for Nadal. There are billions of people who would trade bad knees for Nadal's bank account in a heartbeat. Nadal is still one of the most fortunate guys on the face of the Earth. It's not that bad.
     
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  16. tusharlovesrafa

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    I like the burger in your avi,what's the stuffing in that?:)
     
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    ok but, you are telling a ******** to have perspective...


    which is something they tend to be incapable of having.
     
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    So....Is this a weak era again? Great... :(
     
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    that, my friend, is called The Baconator Burger from Wendy's.

    I believe it is 2 quarter pound patties, something like 6 or 8 strips of bacon and two slices of cheese.

    Pure american heart attack food.
     
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  20. Zarfot Z

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    Pray tell, how exactly am I being an 'atrocious, blood-minded, evil idiot'? All I'm doing is smoking out Federer's BS statement and false sympathy. It seems as if you are the evil idiot here, hoping that tendinitis befalls us for no apparent reason.
     
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  21. Dark Magician

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    Fed is worried that he might not win US open if Rafa isnt there bcoz if Rafa doesnt turn up, then there is no US open, no audience, no coverage.
    Just continuing the trend.
     
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  22. TennisCJC

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    Looks like the years of grinding have finally took their toll on Rafa. Many predicted his career would be shortened due to vicious stroke production and longer points.
     
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    I couldn't be less of a Rafa fan, but I would never wish for a serious, career-threatening injury (physical or mental). I hope he recovers and is able to return to the tour.
     
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    Write him? Who talks like that any more? It is all about email, FB, Skype, cell phones, and IM these days dude.
     
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    Not unheard of to say write for modern communication formats, especially formal emails.

    Maybe he did not want people to make an issue "ooh Federer and Nadal email/SMS each other"

    Wrong thing to troll on Suresh, find a Federer/Murray reference, gold medal etc.
     
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    Let me know when he pulls out.

    Until then, I don't believe a word of this. He was "questionable" for the AO, too. Then he was possibly a missed backhand down the line away from winning the thing.

    That's why I never believe anything that comes from the Nadal camp.

    Playing possum is a way of life in professional tennis. Roger Federer seems to be one of the few exceptions to this.

    Rafael Nadal - Giant severe injury possum.
    Andy Murray - Injury possum.
    Novak Djokovic - Fatigue possum.
    Juan Martin Del Potro - Lazy, limping possum.
    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga - Possum who got hit in the possums.
    Gael Monfils - Long-legged possum playing a possum rolling around in the street every 3 points.
     
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    Fred knows Ralph is propped up in bed & can only have Uncle Foni read him a handwritten letter, personally delivered of course.

    Fred, as usual, is a very classy, humble & down-to-earth person that does not wish to send Ralph something as impersonal as an IM.
     
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    I know Federers old but seriously, WRITE to him?

    Has this guy not heard of a phone? Surely these guys have secret personal facebook accounts to drop an inbox too.

    Edit: lololololol, looks like everyone else has picked that up too.
     
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    I bet that must be knowing each other's Mobile numbers and can drop in messages whenever they want.
     
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    Well Murray and Nadal are sexting all the time, so surely if Murray-Nadal exchange digits then Fed/Nadal must do the same.

    Not sure where Djokovic fits in with the 3-way love triangle of exchanging numbers.
     
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    I wonder now if 6-1 6-3 6-0 account is banned, what happened to his numerous sister accounts. Guess he got banned by IP this time :)
     
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    No one noticed the jab that Feds took at Rafa? saying he played well at Wimby? He lost in the 2nd round!
     
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    He was simply outplayed.
     
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    more like Rosol'd
     
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  35. Homeboy Hotel

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    Not a jab.

    - "...playing well at Wimbledon"
    - "...looked OK at Wimbledon"

    = 2 very different things. Federer said the latter.

    You could appear to be physically fine, yet still lose because your opponent just simply played better. That's what REALLY happened.

    Federer didnt say Nadal played well, just that he seemed to look fine esp after winning RG.
     
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  36. TheBull3.0

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    Nadal will be come back and win the entire thing. He always does. Who is there to stand in his way? We all know the Rosol match was a fluke, he was injured. Djokovic is his pigeon now, and Federer was always his pigeon.
     
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    MAYBE its both Fed AND Nadal bs.

    How many times have we seen Nadal complain about himself physically then go on to physically dominate every opponent his way to Slam victories? 3-4 times? How many times in Masters1000s?

    Nadal hams up his injuries and his plight and makes himself out to be a hero. 90% of the Hispanic fans gobble up this hero viewpoint and don't question any of these antics without batting an eyelash.
     
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    That is your way of thinking.
     
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    Wow, you don't give up do you, and again you are so stupidly tactless, not even trying to disguise yourself in any way. I bet you had a little cry after your 6-0 account was banned eh? :)

    This new account of yours will be banned by the end of the day.

    Cheerio :)
     
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  40. TheBull3.0

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    What are blathering about? I'm simply stating my opinion as a Nadal fan.
     
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    I'd be very very surprised if Nadal pulled out of the US Open.
     
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    He won't. He's a fighter, and will not let his tendonitis get the better of him. That is what makes him a legend.
     
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    Federer is worried that Nadal might come back and he will have to postpone his retirement which he has planned this year assuming Nadal will retire before that.
     
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    OK bye bye now :)
     
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    The intelligent ones like you and me, at least.
     
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    He seems pretty unsure about things at the moment.
     
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    Fed will send Severin Luthi as a messenger to Nadal's camp. After the diplomatic formalities are over, Luthi will unfold a silk scroll and read out Fed's message from it. Uncle Toni will throw him a gold coin as a tip. Luthi will bow and then walk backward for several steps so as not to show his butt side to Nadal, and then quickly turn around and leave.
     
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    welcome back NSK bullzilla etc etc

    how is your business doing?
     
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  49. TheBull3.0

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    I'm not any of them. I was trying to see how he trolls. Don't really like it.
     
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  50. TennisLovaLova

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    I remember a few years ago when he was seriously injured, James blake told the press that the only player who called him while he was still at the hospital was Roger Federer.
     
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