Rafa return in 2012 looking unlikely

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  1. Zarfot Z

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    He'll be incredibly rusty nonetheless. You can't expect to return from tennis and be 100% after such a hiatus.

    It will take time.
     
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  2. Steve0904

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    I agree. Too many conflicting reports from too many different people.

    A bit off topic as well, but your username looks familiar. I think I've seen it on a Canadian sports website called tsn.ca before. My username is swilkins on that site.
     
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  3. Clarky21

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    Kinda figures he would like that,but it doesn't mean he will be back then. It seems like they know more than they are letting on,and at this point,I am really starting to wonder if he will be back at all.
     
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  4. dimeaxe

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    http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/8466/******.png

    Turbo injection:twisted:
     
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    This guy will be more than ready when (or rather if) Rafa ever comes back. 6 more slams and Djokovic surpasses his legacy.
     
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  6. Clarky21

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    My point is that tennis is not on his agenda. I don't care about his goofy sponsorships from Poker Stars or whatever it may be. His fans want tennis news,not news about him golfing with Pico Monaco.
     
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  7. Clarky21

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    Yeah,and 6 more slams and Nadal surpasses Fed's legacy. See what I did there? Take your ******* trolling elsewhere.
     
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  8. RAFA2005RG

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    But Djokovic couldn't even stretch Rafa to 5 sets at Roland Garros. And on Djokovic's BEST slam surface, he needed 6 hours to beat Rafa :lol:
     
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  9. RAFA2005RG

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    Goofy? LOL you are weird.
     
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  10. abmk

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    but djoker beat nadal in 4 sets on his(djoker's) worst surface ( grass ) :lol:
     
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  11. RAFA2005RG

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    Djokovic should have beaten Rafa in 3 sets at Wimbledon. Broken foot, tends to help the opponent. Rafa looked unsteady throughout that final.
     
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  12. Clarky21

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    Yes,goofy. I could be more graphic about what I think about that embarrassing Poker Stars endorsement,but I don't want to get my self banned.
     
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  13. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    It's all fun and games until Nadal wins 18 slams.

    Nadal is the only male player in world history to win 32 consecutive matches spanning over clay, grass and hard-courts, all in a calendar year.
    And Nadal holds the record for most consecutive tournaments won on clay, grass and hard-court.
    And Nadal holds the surface streak record (81).

    Nadal, the surface king.
     
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  14. NDFM

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    It is all fun and games because he will not reach 18 slams, as a fan that would be nice but I have to be realistic and you should be too. But great stats from nadal, what are the most consecutive tournaments he won on clay, grass and hard-court??? I have no clue
     
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  15. Defcon

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    I don't really read too much into the reasons Team Rafa give - they have a long history of not being totally honest.

    Though it will be interesting to see how he deals with the new time wasting rules.
     
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  16. NDFM

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    No one should, uncle Toni is the worst though
     
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  17. abmk

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    I agree, djoker stomped all over him, more so on his feet, especially in the 2nd set .....how dare he ?

    and again, he again stomped all over him @ the USO final where rafa had to run around like a madman to get a set ....and then djoker breadsticked him ........ how dare he ?
     
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  18. veroniquem

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    Yep, grass is definitely Djoko's worst surface. He was very lucky to make that final in the 1st place (he would have been crushed by Fed). What horrible bad luck for Rafa last year. He should have won the 2 slams off hard. Just terrible circumstances.
     
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  20. beast of mallorca

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    Great optimism dude. Keep it up :twisted:
     
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  21. Steve0904

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    At the end of the day it really doesn't matter how many sets it takes anybody to beat anybody else regardless of surface, as long as they win.
     
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