Nadal plays worst on his best surface

Defcon

Hall of Fame
How many years has he been whining about the season being too long, too many hard courts, why he should be allowed to cheat the time rule because of the long rallies?

Well, he should LOVE grass -

- least impact on the body
- rallies are quick, minimizing wear and tear

Nadal should be campaigning for more grass courts instead of less hard courts.

Yet, he has his worst results on grass. Why? Because grass rewards true talent, and attacking tennis. Not just endless retrieving and waiting for mistakes.
 

bullfan

Legend
How many years has he been whining about the season being too long, too many hard courts, why he should be allowed to cheat the time rule because of the long rallies?

Well, he should LOVE grass -

- least impact on the body
- rallies are quick, minimizing wear and tear

Nadal should be campaigning for more grass courts instead of less hard courts.

Yet, he has his worst results on grass. Why? Because grass rewards true talent, and attacking tennis. Not just endless retrieving and waiting for mistakes.

How many players have won the channel slams back to back? Fed did it the 1 year Rafa lost to Soderling and then didn't defend Wimbledon. Rafa's done it twice and Borg 3 times. Not unimpressive. He's made it to 4 hard cout finals, and won twice. Not to shabby. He's not one dimensional. His clay court excellence compared to his other achievements gets down played. He's made more grass finals than hard finals. His resume isn't shabby at all.
 

namelessone

Legend
How many years has he been whining about the season being too long, too many hard courts, why he should be allowed to cheat the time rule because of the long rallies?

Well, he should LOVE grass -

- least impact on the body
- rallies are quick, minimizing wear and tear

Nadal should be campaigning for more grass courts instead of less hard courts.

Yet, he has his worst results on grass. Why? Because grass rewards true talent, and attacking tennis. Not just endless retrieving and waiting for mistakes.

Rafael Nadal in WB:

Talented in 2006-2011.
Not talented in 2012-2013.
 
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