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Old 12-25-2012, 06:32 PM   #126
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Originally Posted by sbengte View Post
Did he say that before he played at Wimbledon or after he lost to Rosol ?
If it is the former, provide a link please.
A player would be crazy to say that before a match/tournament.

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Originally Posted by Mike Sams View Post
Nadal also said "He is the favourite, I have to play my best to have chances to win" against opponents ranked outside of the top 100. Nadal sees an early exit in every tournament he plays. He hates expectations and pressure.
Nope, he didn't say that.

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Originally Posted by nethawkwenatchee View Post
It's really hard to state where Nadal is mentally right now considering the substantial loss he took at Wimbledon and the injury ridden season that plagued him. He's a proven champion but there's really nothing to base his current state on. He had a great clay season but this is expected and he's already proven that he is the superior clay court player in the world. Hell, he could win the whole clay season, even on bad knees.
I don't think it was exactly expected considering how the clay season went in 2011.
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