Originally Posted by RAFA2005RG
Rafa was definitely a clay-court specialist in 2006. I mean prior to Wimbledon 2006, Rafa had won 2 Roland Garros titles and hadn't even made a slam final of the other slams. He was still adapting to the other surfaces. He had zero decent results at Wimbledon, and never made the semis of an Australian Open/US Open. That's not a criticism. Its a compliment, because it shows how far he has come since then.
So how did he win 2005 Madrid if he's a clay court specialist.
Oh wait.. he's not.