Originally Posted by merwy
Almagro? I'd give Federer a bigger chance of beating Nadal on clay. Also Murray, Ferrer, Tsonga, Berdych, Tipsarevic, Del Potro and more players. Almagro is spanish, which means he's a lapdog AND he has a one handed backhand which means he's very vulnerable on clay against Nadal. Not to mention that his level is just way below that of Nadal.
Almagro is a mental midget in general, not Nadal's lapdog.
Almagro's game actually matches up well with Nadal, his 1HBH is excellent at dealing with high balls (he's a CC specialist) and he usually does give Nadal tough matches on clay in comparison to the field.