Spainards keep coming...the next Nadal.

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  1. atatu

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    that would be a terrible last name to have in Argentina
     
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    I know, imagine the umpire in Buenos Aires saying "Ventaja Boluda".
     
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    LOL. Boluda will have to request the umpire to make calls using his first name. Imagine the telecaster saying "Boluda falló por un pelo".
     
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    what does boluda mean?
     
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    Very difficult to translate, but more or less goes like this: huge-balls. Imagine the umpire saying "Advantage huge-balls."
     
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    Rofl that's hilarious :lol:
     
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    He stands 10 feet behind the baseline on a hardcourt. He is the next Nadal.
     
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    Well, according to Nadal he is. Here is an excerpt of the Telegraph newspaper:

    "Boluda, who has never lost against one of his peers in competition, will now only be playing against older opponents and in fact in his last event, a Spanish national tournament, he eventually lost to a 30-year-old.

    "It's going to be very important the next two or three years," Nadal said. "But he has a big chance to be a very, very good player because when you are young and the best in the world it's easier afterwards. I was one of the best but when I was 14 I don't have any control.

    "When I saw him he had total control of the ball. He can do everything - maybe he's better than me. When I was 14 I can improve a lot of things, but I think he can also improve a lot of things, except [for him] it's just [a matter of] perfecting things."

    In terms of playing style Boluda is more like Federer than Nadal with a similarly withering forehand, but in personality he is every bit as quiet and unassuming as Nadal was when he burst on to the scene as a 16-year-old physical phenomenon exactly this time four years ago in Monte Carlo."
     
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    As far as neurotic behavior goes in young Spanish tennis players, I say it's better to have an uncontrollable eye tic than a butt pick... :D

    Vamos Big Balls!
     
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  14. Morrissey

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    At least this kid shows more promise than Donald Young. Boluda. Ha! Maybe when he walks out on to the court they should play AC/DC's 'Big Balls' "I've got big balls"
     
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    Hahaha Big Balls! GOGOGO!
     
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    Funny Surname :D if he goes to Argentina, people will laugh because "boluda" means "silly" in spanish...well I think he is a good player.
     
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