will Nadal win anything after 25, or is setting himself up for an early burnout

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  1. GabeT

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    I'm going with early burnout.
     
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    That is disgust! His teammates were handling that and probably have come down with A.S.S.purgers as a result.:eek:
     
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    Nadal goating.
     
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    Lol, well damn.
     
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    That's disgust what's on your avatar.
     
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    To each their own. I'm glad I have some taste.
     
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    A bad taste.
     
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    Do you really want to persist? Don't you have something to occupy yourself with? Time for another addition to the ignore list.

    Bye now!
     
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    Great post OP. You really had us.
     
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    Please put all the Rafa threads on your ignore list.
     
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  14. vive le beau jeu !

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    you sure know a thing or two about that...... :oops:
     
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    Congratulations. Everyone has taste according to themselves.
     
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  16. arvind13

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    ya his magic juice really helped prolong his career.
     
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    Otha soothu, they said the same thing about Djokovic when he started dominating. Well I say you could just as well say that for a 36 year old who's still quicker around the court than many in their 20s. So please use some discretion.
     
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  18. arvind13

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    thats complete bs man. federer is winning by shortening up points and playing a less physical more offensive style. he's never had a physically demanding style of game, and doesn't have as much wear and tear on his body as nadal and djokovic. and unlike nadal and djokovic, federer never shows cyclical jumps and falls in his physical stamina and fitness levels, he never had these suspicious injury breaks throughout his career. he never suddenly increased his stamina and speed. and federer has shown a clear realistic decline in his stamina and speed since he entered his 30s.

    for nadal's style of play, and all his injuries, his knees should be shot and broken down.
     
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    Fed's things haven't been 'suspiciosus' because his fans are making up stories only about other players.
     
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    Fascinating thread :D
    This was the majority opinion in 2009. Nobody but I mean absolutely nobody at that time - including his fans - would have dared predicting that Nadal would have one of the best seasons of his career at the age of 31. It was simply unthinkable. I remember we were afraid he would never win USO at that time, never mind winning it 3 times. In 2009, there were articles about whether his injury could be a career ending one. A lot of fans became overly pessimistic. 2010 came as a surprise, so 2017???? Not on the radar by a long shot !!!!
    The most incredible is that now, one could seriously suggest that 2017 will not be his last great year :eek:
    Rafa's career has always been extremely unpredictable and has certainly defied a lot of odds.
    People used the logic that precocious players like Rafa (Borg , Wilander) don't last that long. But logic never really worked with Nadal ;)
     
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    I definitely remember in 2009 we were like ok yeah, never gonna win the USO.
     
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    Nice post :)
     
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  23. MichaelNadal

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    Nadal all jacked in your avi :D
     
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    GOAT bump. :D

    There is nothing like being THAT wrong for the OP and then getting banned!
     
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    It's quite an epic picture, I must say ;)
     
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