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Old 05-19-2012, 08:04 AM   #17
TimothyO
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Originally Posted by Legend of Borg View Post
On one hand you realize it's human nature, what can you do about it? Then you see people like Nadal who manage to remain humble and down to earth (or at least that's the image he portrays, since we can only wonder what goes on in his head) on a professional level even after winning multiple grand slams and holding the number one spot.
Nope. When beaten too often he immediately makes excuses.

Even Federer, when beaten last year by Djokovic, complained that Djokovic made lucky shots more appropriate for a kid than a professional. It couldn't have been skill or mental toughness.

And Djoker has had plenty of excuses for not playing well recently (eg blue clay).
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