Toni Nadal can't hide it anymore. "Federer is ......"

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  1. peRFection

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    In Spanish:
    Toni Nadal: "Siempre he intentado no esconderle la realidad a Rafael. Si Federer es mejor, pues lo es".

    In English:
    Toni Nadal: "I have always tried not to hide the reality to Rafael. Federer is better, it's the truth."

    Source:

    http://www.elmundo.es/elmundodeporte/2012/09/28/tenis/1348856120.html
    OR
    http://www.sportyou.es/blog/tenis/2012/09/28/toni-nadal-rafa-hubiera-preferido-jugar-en-el-real-madrid-que-ser-tenista-427014.html
    OR
    http://www.marca.com/2012/09/28/tenis/1348842189.html

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  2. Rozroz

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    there you have it, folks!
    yes Nadal has beaten him but what Toni says is more important ;)
     
  3. Sid_Vicious

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    Thanks.


    Toni has only been saying this since like 2008.
     
  4. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    And it'll be all the more confusing when Nadal reaches 18 slams and wins the CYGS, and when Nadal finishes up with an even better hard-court slam H2H, slam H2H and overall H2H against Federer and the rest of his 'rivals'.
     
  5. Rozroz

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    the Toni has spoken. nothing you can do about that.
     
  6. cc0509

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    LOL, delusion at its finest! Not happening.
     
  7. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    Exactly what they said when Nadal had never won the US Open. And then, boom, 2010. Nadal won 2010 USO.
     
  8. Ms Nadal

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    I wish Uncle Toni would be quiet! After reading Rafa's book I really hate the man! He had made Rafa an insecure wreck throughout the years. Through emotional abuse and blackmail! He knows that Rafa is so into his family that he would never fire him and he takes advantage of this fact to the max!. Rafa has simply lived out Uncle Toni's dreams as he was not a good enough tennis player to take the world by storm as Rafa has.Rafa is so attached to him and that is what makes the story even sadder. Rafa is a great player like Roger and they have their own styles but they are both tennis gods and will be remembered forever! Uncle Toni likes to talk for Rafa too he is making so much money by doing interviews etc talking about Rafa's injury. Rafa should tell Uncle Toni to go to hell!
     
  9. cc0509

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    I didn't say Nadal will not win more slams but win 18? Very very unlikely. Players slow down at age 27/28 it is a fact. Players can still win slams and big things after that (see Federer) but they are no longer in their prime. Nadal may have a couple of good years left but he is moving away from his prime, don't kid yourself.
     
  10. Ms Nadal

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    And Rafa is missing all this time now in his prime! :(. I am very proud of Rafa's 11 slams. He has achieved more than I thought he would! :). I am proud to be a Rafa fan and unlike Uncle Toni, I think Rafa is amazing and very talented. His fans love him, probably more than Uncle Toni does!
     
  11. ViscaB

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    He has said countless times that Roger is the greatest. As has Rafa (even after just beating him in a final;)).
     
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  12. Sabratha

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    He's telling the truth, but not all of it. Federer is better in some respects, but Nadal is better than Federer in others.
     
  13. ledwix

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    Sorry but this has not happened yet and so you are simply delusional. You are the equivalent of someone saying Fed will reach 23 slams and evens up the H2H with Nadal. Hope you realize this, or else you will have to brace for the worse as Nadal recovers.
     
  14. amx13

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    Toni Nadal: "Siempre he intentado no esconderle la realidad a Rafael. Si Federer es mejor, pues lo es".

    Toni Nadal: "I have always tried not to hide the reality to Rafael. Federer is better, it's the truth."


    Correct Spanish translation would be:

    Toni Nadal: "I have always tried not to hide the reality to Rafael. If Federer is better, so be it."
     
  15. Rozroz

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    right from the horse's mouth!
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  16. natalia

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    Sweetie, you're talking nonsense.
     
  17. Sid_Vicious

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    Yeah, she is. I mean, the guy who won 7 french open titles (11 slams total) will be nothing more than a footnote in tennis history.
     
  18. underground

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    OP should change this to the OFFICIAL Federer is the GOAT thread. It's done now, Federer is the undisputed GOAT.:)
     
  19. Sid_Vicious

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    Thanks for the translation, Amx13.
     
  20. Sentinel

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    Toni Nadal can't hide it any longer. "Federer is sexi. And classi, too."
     
  21. The-Champ

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    Toni saying those things to Rafa is for Rafa's own good.

    Toni to Rafa: "Federer is better than you. Now go out there and put him in his place".
     
  22. Sentinel

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    True, its just his way of firing up Rafa.

    (j/k) But ... if Federer is better than Rafa, then putting Fed in "his place" would mean what ? It should have been "You are better than Fed, now put him in place". :)
     
  23. natalia

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    Still, the part of ms.nadal's comment which I put in bold, is total nonsense.
     
  24. beast of mallorca

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    Toni is an arrogant, lying, fool. How arrogant of him to tell all these lies to his nephew. Like when he said that his nephew is injured but will be back for Davis Cup etc etc. And now this statement. What a twisted lying B. LOL. :twisted:
     
  25. mltaylor

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    I'll take that bet. How much? :shock:
     
  26. PeteD

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    When I read Toni's comment my knee started hurting.
     
  27. Crisstti

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    Always nice to see Toni being supportive, isn't it?.

    Exactly.
     
  28. Crisstti

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    Now, the OP posted this link as source: http://www.marca.com/2012/09/28/tenis/1348842189.html

    But that quote isn't there.

    Way more interesting quotes that are actually there though:

    - "I don't know if Rafa Nadal will be available for the DC final nor if the captain will select him since there's people more prepared to play such an decisive tie".

    - "I'm not an elite coach, I'm a normal coach who trains an elite athlete. If I wasn't his uncle, he would have fired me already".

    - "Rafa would have preferred to play at Real Madrid than being a tennis player". (Clarky's going to like this one).
     
  29. Nathaniel_Near

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    Ah, so I wasn't the only one...
     
  30. beast of mallorca

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    Stop it Champ! We don't want a crying spiel no more ok ! :)
     
  31. Ms Nadal

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    No I am not! Rafa will be remembered like Fed! They had a big rivalry, remember?! Federer and Rafa will always be twinned together! Whether you like it or not. They are both great in my eyes I just prefer Rafa more. Rafa has won 11 slams and you people still think nothing of him! What does he have to do for you people to give him any credit? Why do you lot hate Rafa so much?! Rafa has won more slams than Mac and others so why not respect him? Plus how Rafa has won RG 7 times is amazing! To be motivated so many times to keep going back and winning more titles. I would never discredit Roger or any other player for their slam acheivements. Rafa and Roger are special players. We won't see their likes for many years I assure you. Look at the Harrisons, Donalds, Tomic's etc, they won't do much. If you think otherwise , good luck to you all. Vamos Rafa! Come back and get these people to eat their words!
     
  32. Ms Nadal

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    Who are the Rafa fans on here? I only see Chrissti as a fan, nobody else!
     
  33. Ms Nadal

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    This tennis warehouse should be renamed Federer Paradise!
     
  34. Crisstti

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    There's plenty. Mustard, Tushar, Clarky, Michael Nadal, Babette... I haven't seen Tennis fan 3 in a while (was that his name?) and Namelessone.
     
  35. Nathaniel_Near

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    Yeh, there are at least 8 or so Nadal fans here.
     
  36. beast of mallorca

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    If Clarky is a Rafafan, then I'm the biggest Fed fan there is. :twisted:
     
  37. The-Champ

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    Hey, I'm a fan too. :)
     
  38. Gizo

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    Toni Nadal's comments about CRonaldo and Messi were far more interesting in my opinion:

    "Cristiano's problem is he can't accept Messi is better. If he would, he wouldn't be so sad."
     
  39. power level 800

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    C'mone guy's, uncle Tony could be doing something alot of us do on here on TT you know, that thing called. : TROLLING!!!
     
  40. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    They're ultimately drowned out by the number of Federer fans, though.
     
  41. Nathaniel_Near

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    True story.
     
  42. Ms Nadal

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    Beast of Mallorca Who do you like?

    6-1, 6-3, 6-0: Rafa fans are drowned out here hence my Federer Paradise quote! Who do you like?

    I can't work people out with their comments at times.
     
  43. beast of mallorca

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    Doesn't my name give enough hints ? :)

    I'm a Nadal fan obviously. I also like Ferrer, Gasquet, Del Potro, Djoker, Monfils, Tsonga etc.
     
  44. Ms Nadal

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    Haha! Just wanted to make sure :). Getting there with knowing the posters on here.
     
  45. Crisstti

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    It takes all kinds :)

    Sorry! :).

    So there's also The Champ and Beast of Mallorca. And CMM and Veroniquem, of course. And there's some guy I can't remember his name. The one the pic of Rafa and Miguel Angel Nadal on Barcelona outfits.

    Oh, and there's NSK/6-1 6-3 6-0, etc. A girl called Maria Nadal I think posts here sometimes as well.

    So that's be like 16.

    Not really. There's too many haters though, and that kind of people always make more noise.
     
  46. 90's Clay

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    The "better player" has been abused by Rafa his entire career. And I think the truth is, the only thing that stopped Rafa from a better career you could say was injuries.
     
  47. Clarky21

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    Nadal s not in his prime. People really need to stop insisting that he is.


    And people also need to ignore Bullzilla and his multiple personalites. The more you respond to him the more he is going to troll and incite.
     
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    Just what is nonsense about saying that Fed and Nadal are both greats? Because she included Nadal in there alongside Fed? I guess we will just sweep his 7 RG titles,8 MC titles,6 Rome titles,7 Barcelona titles,and 11 total slams under the rug just because you are a butthurt *******. Unfortunately for you Nadal exists so deal with it.
     
  49. Hood_Man

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    I'm a bit disappointed that the thread title alluded to basically another "He is the favourite, no?" kind of story.

    I thought it was going to say that Tony was coming out or something :shock:
     
  50. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    I'm a fan of players that show emotion on the court.

    Just out of curiosity, who is Bullzilla? I'm accused of being 'NSK' (former user nadal_slam_king, I believe). It might be helpful so I too can ignore his accounts. :mad:
     

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