Originally Posted by Mustard
Nadal has lost one best-of-5 sets match on clay in his life, and that was one of the biggest upsets in tennis history (Soderling at the 2009 French Open). Nadal has won every other best-of-5 sets clay-court match he's ever played, no matter what his form elsewhere. In 2009, he was in awful form at the WTF, yet beat Berdych in straight sets in the Davis Cup final on clay as Spain cruised to a 5-0 win.
Of course Nadal will win easily, just like he did in the DC semifinal even though he must have been totally exhausted and mentally broken from the crazy USO final. I know it, you know it, and anyone with any sort of tennis knowledge knows it. But then we have Clarky21...