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Old 10-09-2012, 06:34 AM   #20
Frankc
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This is helping, I must admit. I thought that I was the crazy one...
Was enjoying a Nastase-Connors match the other day, and I was struck by how quickly they went about business. At one point, Connors intentionally held up Nastase's service and you could just see Nasty staring his way. And then things picked up - so quick...

Yes, as to the physicality - my first thoughts watching a Nole and Nadal "tennis match" (I'll call it that) was "How can they do this for that long, that fast, and I cannot believe what they are doing to each other, physically?" It was in a match the next day when a commentator mentioned the "gladiator thought - the utter fight to the death allure for the spectator...

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