Originally Posted by Relentless
This gif needs to be shown to certain posters who keep whining how Nadal's BH abuse. Often they seem to forget Nadal has by far the best down the line forehand in the game. Nadal turned the match around by 'abusing' Nole's FH with his 100 mph DTL and I/O FHs but yea he is a moonballer.
His DTL forehand is exceptionally good. Have you noticed how Djokovic is often forced to hit a forehand slice in order to counter Nadal's forehand? Even when he sees it coming, he can't set up hit a regular forehand of it. This is especially true on clay.