Rafael Nadal rises

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  1. Headshotterer

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    I find it unbelievable that Nadal would skip out the Olympics AND THE US OPEN after an "injury". I know that Nadal was having problems with his motivation during Wimbledon, and that is why he was upset by Rosol. I watched the match several times. Rosol did not "overpower" Nadal, it just seems that way. 130 MPH serves? Nadal trashes Roddick, who is arguably the best server ever. Rosol's overpowering ground strokes? ********. Soderling, Berdych, Tsonga have WAY more power.

    Nadal is in a slump, and 2013 will be Nadal's Calendar Grand Slam Year.

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  2. Babolatbarry

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    Everyone thought Dark Knight RISES would be an amazing movie...
    But it was quite horrible.
    Hopefully Rafa Rises will be a disappointment as well.
    Murray 2.0 ftw.
     
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  3. The Bawss

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    OP just got burned.

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    Also, there is simply no such thing as "way more power" than what Rosol was throwing at Nadal at Wimbledon. He was lauching missiles off both sides and the serve.
     
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  4. Crayola Oblongata

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    I thought the title said he retired!

    That is all.
     
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  5. WhiskeyEE

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    Rafa will be back in winter. His blatant duck of the fast court season has been pathetic. All in a desperate attempt to maintain his skewed H2H leads and preserve his legacy.
     
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  6. The Meat

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    The movie was alright, only the ending was bad. Bane with a Sean Connery accent was great. :)
     
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  7. WhiskeyEE

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    Romanian accent. He modeled his voice off of some Romanian boxer.
     
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  8. Clarky21

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    Nadal will not be back this year(if ever). As for the rest of this post,it's all just bullsh*t.
     
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  9. SystemicAnomaly

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    Rafa has played ARod at least 10 times in matchplay (twice in Davis Cup; don't recall if they've played each other in non-ITF/ATP events). Rafa, like Roger, has learned to read Andy's serves to some extent. He also has a fair idea what to expect (tendencies) from Andy and the others he has previously met. Not so with Lukas. He was overpowered, in part, because he did not have a read on Rosol who he had never previously met.

    No denying, Rosol did play the match of his life. Rafa did not have the answers.
     
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  10. Zarfot Z

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    Nadal is gone. NSK however, is not.
     
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  11. tennisMVP

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    2013 will be Nadal's Calendar Grand Slam Year.
     
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