Originally Posted by Gonzo_style
You forgot? Nadal is a warrior!
Newer, younger warriors are now on the tour. And they are officially in their PRIMES. As I said, Djokovic and Murray were non-factors in 2010. They weren't ready to step up. Now they have. Nadal is going to be trying to beat Grand Slam champions who are in their primes. A younger and stronger Nadal hasn't won anything off clay in 2 years. This aging version of Nadal with damaged knees and declining confidence is going to be facing a whole new level of competition.