Go talk about Djokovic in his own threads.What happened with his serve?
It is atrocious.
His percentage of first services has dropped a bit, he commits many more double faults than before, and still is not a weapon to damage his rivals.
Not to mention his forehand, many of these fall short, he commits many unforced errors, in the match with the Italian, he ended up having more than his rival.
And his mentality, frightening, after being broken at the end of the first set, seemed the opposite of a bull, a frightened lamb that succumbed to the attacks of his adversary without showing signs of reaction.
He's going to have to improve a lot if he wants to raise trophies on the clay, especially if he wants to get to the point for RG.
That's actually quite nice
The family is pretty special and they've always treated the other players and their families like that. It just never gets written about like anything the saintly lord Federer does. And the other players have great respect for Rafa too, just like Muller, but of course that never gets talked about in the press either.That's actually quite nice
I remember they did something similar after playing Roger at Wimbly
Rafa has genuine sportsmanship. He should win the Stefan Edberg Award every year.
No one is in top form for the moment.nadal don´t seems confident and healthy...thinks that he won´t play the planed clay shedule and i can´t see him as the favorite for the titles at this moment.
last two years he was so strong on clay....
Didn't notice. He serves much better than he did in Monte Carlo though, this is a sure thing.wow..what a matchball of rafa againt struff. great stuff. this will be a confident boost.
anybody noticed that rafa is back to his 2018 service motion? i think he is.
after the ferrer match he showed all of his respect for him and even dont show a sign of joy about the win.
He is playing a bit better. I'm pretty sure this version of Nadal would have won against Fognini in Monte Carlo. Thiem is going to be a big challenge though.Great match point, but still nothing special in the whole performance.
I can see him pulling through and winning the tournament, but he doesn't look pleased with his level just now.
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@RafaelNadal reaches #BcnOpenBS SFs, he has gone on to win title 100% of the time. In @BcnOpenBS SFs and finals, Nadal is 22-0 in matches and 46-1 in sets. Only @DavidFerrer87 in 2008 final took a set off Nadal this late in tournament.
Rafa could do with some good luck.Oh crap.Rafa is so unlucky. He skipped his practices and his pre-tournament press conference on Sunday. Now he's canceled again today. Apparently he has a stomach malady and is resting and trying to recuperate. I hope he feels better on Wednesday but then he always struggles if he hasn't had enough practice. What a bummer.
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Rafa’s press conference postponed again. Was supposed to be yesterday, then today at 12.30 and now we’re told either later today or it’ll be tomorrow. Hope this stomach issue isn’t going to spoil his week here... Sigh.