Nadal says that his knee still hurts

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  1. Clarky21

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    Omg. I'm embarrassed for these people. :oops: That is definitely taking it way too far. Don't these people realize that these guys don't give a crap about them? They just need their money to get rich and stay that way, and need their ego fed with their ott adulation. They all need their heads examined.
     
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  2. Sabratha

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    his knees havent but his wrist has in 2007. murray is as injury prone as nadal he has just had more luck on his side. del po is another example as he was out for a very long time with problems with his wrist.
     
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    what is silent ban
     
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    So what your saying is, Nadal's style of play doesn't cause his foot problems, Nadal's style of play causes his foot problems, which cause his knee problems.

    Nadal adapted his game around 2007-08. You saw that he started really hitting the FH with more authority and that allowed him to win on grass and hardcourts, but his movement was still basically the same.

    Agassi stood on the other side of the court with him and he said that Nadal was writing checks his body couldn't cash. Agassi knows what he's talking about, and he wasn't saying that about anybody else.
     
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    I have said it several times on here. Nadal has the weirdest fans. They like to claim that Fed fans are the same way, but they are just projecting.

    Proof: There isn't a thread on TTW titled "Federer News" with 700+ pages, many of which are spent talking about Fed's fashion choices and muscle tone.
     
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  7. Clarky21

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    Wrong. Nadal has a congenital defect in his foot that has led to his knee troubles. His career would have been over in 2005 if not for special shoe inserts that allow him to play. The drawback is his knees take most of the brunt because of his foot problem. It has cut his career short for sure.
     
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    Really? Please go to Fed's website and read through his forums there. That place is like a cult, and they positively worship Fed like he's God himself. Fed fans are just as bad if not worse about their hero worship. I hope that when Fed retires they don't pass out the Kool-Aid over there that how bad it is.
     
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    People have all kinds of congenital issues. There's a major league pitcher out there that missing a ligament in his elbow and nobody even noticed until he took his physical after being drafted. We all have physical limitations and we only discover them until they are tested.

    What you just described sounds like the "Nadal news" thread. And that's not even his website.
     
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    I think he will do just fine when he comes back
     
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    No, the "Nadal news" thread is nothing like the glorification that occurs on the Fed forum. What is wrong with discussing someone's appearance and gossiping every once in a while, since when does that make you a crazed ****? It's nothing like the vomit inducing worship that occurs on Fed's forum and sometimes even here. When people talk about his God like abilities at tennis, or how the tennis court is his canvas and he is an artist painting a masterpiece with his racket. Or how peRFect he is and when he plays it brings a tear to everyone's eyes because everything he does is so beautiful.

    Of course most fans aren't like this, but they do exist.
     
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    What happened with "I will play ONLY if I am 100%"?

    :roll:
     
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    This is why nadal gets 2.5MM to play for 2 hours at exos. Yeah they def need help but cant blame rafa for perpetuating it.
     
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    Who can keep track of all of the inconsistent statements? For sure Rafa can't. :shock:
     
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    Does anyone really believe he's going to play all three?
     
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    Oh another troll on Fed's website. This is enlightening. You should be embarrassed.
     
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  21. Rocky89

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    I have never posted on that website before in my life. Sorry to disappoint you, but I'm not troll.
     
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    so you just go there to read posts of his fans? LOL. Talk about having too much time on your hands.
     
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    http://english.gazzetta.it/More_sports/25-09-2012/rafa-nadal-m-not-worried-ll-be-back-just-as-strong-as-ever-912718555671.shtml
     
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  24. Rocky89

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    Umm no, I've only been a couple of times. I actually like Federer so just because I'm a bigger fan of someone else I'm automatically not allowed to go on the forum? :confused:

    Keep on making those assumptions.
     
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    your words speak for themselves...
    Doesn't sound like you're a fan but nice try.
     
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  26. Rocky89

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    Just because I don't like over the top fans doesn't mean I don't like Federer (never said I'm a fan btw). You need to differentiate between disliking a fan and disliking the player.
     
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  27. vive le beau jeu !

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    clarky doesn't... ;)

    why no love for buenos aires, by the way ?
    (no quiere que le saquen los calzones ?...)
     
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  28. Magnus

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    Suspension is about to expire, but he still needs to talk about the knee so it looks reliable.
     
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    Gotta agree with you here. Fed is my favourite player, but I'm a fan, not a ****. Almost all (if not all) of the posts on Fed's website are way over the top. Disgusting really. Even the articles are like "Our king escaped a 2 set deficit today." Or our Roger or our champ. Then you'll get comments like

    OMGZZZ Roger
    LOVE YOUUUUU!
    May you be blessed with eternal gifts Roger!
    You are SOOOO PeRFect Roger!
    xoxo from Timbuktu
     
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    There were several upstanding posters here that informed me that Nadal's silent ban was only six months long and 8 months will have passed by the time that Nadal starts playing again.
     
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    Maybe they extended it. Or maybe he realized there was no point coming back for the HC tournies. Might as well wait for clay.
     
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    There's no such thing as 100% with Nadal's physical problems, there is only pain and less pain.

    Nadal is still in pain after 7 MONTHS but it's probably down at a manageable level since he has been practicing for several days and hasn't stopped as far as we know(unlike say, before USO, where he hit a couple of sessions back at home and withdrew from the slam). And if you check out the practice vids, his movement is pretty slow and cumbersome, even on his favourite surface. Or do you think he is faking that as well?

    My guess is that he will play the first tourney and see how well it goes physically because that is the main thing to test for Nadal here. The draw for his first tourney is pretty weak and he only stands to gain a meager 250 points but the surface is a soft one. If his pain level is still manageable after a week of competitive tennis, then I think he will play the rest of the Golden Swing. If not, we may not see him again until the first clay MS.
     
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    Oh man, it's worse then I thought. I'm sure every fan has had their moments, but that is ridiculous. If I start blessing Nadal with eternal gifts I'll know it's time to sort out my priorities.

    I wonder if Federer reads through those posts and facepalms from embarrassment.
     
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    That was not a real post BTW. And I guess it all just confirms that Federer is the most loved sports figure in the world. :)
     
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    federer :mad: probably feeds on it ravenously, so that his oversized, fragile ego is not malnourished. :p
     
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  36. mandy01

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    ROFL! This is too good! :lol:
     
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    This is so mean but OMG! HAHAHAHA! You sure have a way with hating :lol:
    Just when I thought it couldn't get funnier than the previous gem :)
     
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    This is priceless!!!!! [​IMG]
     
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    Yes, I am a big Federer fan but most of the comments by his ardent fans on his website are nauseating. I have not been on that site for a long time and I only go there if I want to check out Federer's schedule. Many Nadal fans are just as bad however. I would say it is a tie. They both have some over the top crazy fans.
     
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    Agreed. I actually fear for federer (but not much) after seeing the footage of the Seles incident. :p
     
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    Hey, you of all people shouldn't be talking! You probably have a tracking device on Nadal! :p
     
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  42. mandy01

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    Then you haven't seen the good threads. Ever tried the "Technical thread?" One of the best I've come across. Genuinely good stuff.
     
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    No, I don't recall seeing that thread. Will have to check it out.
     
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  44. heninfan99

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    I'll never understand why some people dislike Nadal. I just don't get it. Watching him play is like watching the very essence of what it means to compete in sport.
    "If you don't like watching Nadal play, you don't like sports".
     
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    Nope. I don't even post there. One doesn't have to post to see the crazy that exists over there.

    Oh, and nice name calling. I'd telll you what I think of you but it would get me banned so I won't.
     
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    *Reason1: His style
    *Reason2: He COULD have been a much more agressive player.(Anybody, who watched him early in his career, knows, what I am talking about). I think, that we were robbed of possibly the most spectacular clash with agressive tennis in the last 40 years.
    *Reason3: Gamesmanship

    *not in particular order
     
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    1. What do you mean by style??? His personal superficial style?

    2. He wasn't going to "out-agressive" Federer to get to #1. You could dislike any player for not playing your personal strategy. You gotta be impressed with the results.

    3. It's a game! Of course he's going to use gamesmanship. Most champions do. You'd have to dislike A LOT of champions then.

     
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  48. citybert

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    there will always be haters when people are super successful, and also everyone is allowed to have their own opinion.
     
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    Really? How sad that you think that.:neutral:
     
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    why be suprised? you are responding to a Henin fan, he is used to rooting for players with no integrity.

    remember the henin 'hand raise' and then the dubious AO retirement.
     

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