This is absolutely amazing.

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  1. Sid_Vicious

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  2. smoledman

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    Dude - this weak sauce if you're having to scour the bowels of Youtube for a Nadal highlight!
     
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    Bowels of youtube? It is from a channel that has almost 300,000 views and several awesome HD videos of pros practicing at Indian Wells.
     
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    The one following that one blows my mind even more... ;)
     
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  5. AnotherTennisProdigy

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    The most amazing shot I've ever seen from him was against Kohlshreiber. He hit the ball with so much side spin it curled around the net post and into the line.
     
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    Agreed. Vid here at 0:42:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1mUUd9qP0Y
     
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    If you think this is insane, try watching him play these types of shots in match settings, live. Easily one of the most spectacular sights in the game.
     
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    I don't even know what shot you're referring to. Flat winner around :40?
     
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    Sigh. Exact same shot. Starts at 0:42, as I clearly stated.
     
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    He did one of those in his AO 09 semi against FeVer too. They called it the "banana shot".
     
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    I do remember one against Monfils, I think that was in Madrid. Quite impressive.
     
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    Yeah Nadal was without any doubt at his absolute peak in this tournament getting better and better with every match he played.
     
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    Oops, I see now.
     
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    Not bad for a mentally tough hard worker who supposedly doesn't have 1/10 the talent Gasquet has :).

    Yeah, it's a great shot, I've always considered Nadal to be one of the best shotmakers on tour.
     
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    I miss Rafa.
     
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    Well, you can at least watch a sub-par Queen Serena destroy the pretenders at WTA finals :D

    Frankly, I'm quite used to Nadal not being there anymore. I feel like he is not coming back. I felt the same thing when Pete started missing a lot of tournaments at the tail end of his career and then suddenly the *announcement*. If Rafa doesn't come back...he should be proud of what he has accomplished. Not too shabby a career for someone, *******s consider talentless.

    If Rafa doesn't come back, I hope Djokovic breaks Federer's slam record though..
     
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  19. Its as if the ball is being fired at high speed from a ball machine....It rotates off his racket like being sucked up into the propellers of a plane....What a shot....Nadal can generate so much torque compared to others
     
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    I see what you did there :) .
     
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  21. piece

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    Helluva shot
     
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  22. MichaelNadal

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    So true :)
     
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