Originally Posted by Clarky21
You fail to mention the reason this shot is so easy for ****(and anyone else for that matter)to attack is because Nadal is dropping the ball too short. Look at where **** is standing in those pics to hit that shot. If Nadal would actually get some depth for once it wouldn't so easy for **** to step in the way he does.
Nadal was hitting it the same way throughout Indian Wells. It's his patented shot. Djokovic's strength is the dtl backhand. Nadal's actually hit the ball deep in some of these instances and Djokovic has attacked it without a problem.