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Old 12-29-2012, 05:05 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by cork_screw View Post
Nadal could be seeded as a qualie and it wouldn't matter. As long as he just *enters* (doesn't wtihdraw) he could probably beat everyone even if he faced top seeds early on. But being seeded 5th would really be no issue at all. Rafa on clay is like Kobe Bryant playing against high schoolers.
Originally Posted by veroniquem View Post
well said. Rafa's seeding doesn't matter one bit on red clay.
I know Nadal is the "clay king" but you think he wouldn't even be bothered in the slightest by having to possibly play Murray, Federer and Djokovic back to back? I don't care if he's the best on clay, nobody can be guaranteed of victory when playing against the top 3 in consecutive rounds.

Not to mention he might not be coming back at full strength.
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