Originally Posted by ruerooo
He can't be proud of and happy for his son, a great champion, whose long-term health and career goals were in question for the better part of a year?
You TT posters are so hardcore.
It wasn't a criticism.
Originally Posted by The_Order
LOL Sid, if your kid ever became as successful at tennis as Rafa, you'd be reacting the same way, probably worse.
No doubt, but I'd imagine after 8 years of my kid playing world-elite tennis, the happiness would have sunk in.
Again, it was not a critique of Nadal's dad. He usually did not get that emotional even after Nadal won grand slams. He must have been really worried about Nadal's career during that injury layoff.