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When ball comes back short and I am not able to hit a winner then I am not any more a great player. I become a normal player. That’s it.

- Rafael Nada, upon losing 3rd in Indian Wells

I go home knowing I did as much as I can.

- Rafael Nadal upon losing Australian Open’s final

You will never hear me talk badly about the crowd here.

- Rafael Nadal (via drivesofgenius)

Source: drivesofgenius

Some people said Rafa would never be the same. They were right, he is better!

- Alex Corretja (via rafaelnadalfans)

[W]hat Nadal plays on the court is not always tennis. It’s akin to some kind of tribal dialect. Yes, it bears a resemblance to the court game involving a racket, balls and a 78-by-27-foot grid of boxes. But it is wildly different from any other player’s game — past, present and, we can safely say, future.

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Jon Wertheim, SI.com

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/news/20140124/rafael-nadal-roger-federer-australian-open/?eref=sihp

(via ladyvenoms)

Source: ladyvenoms

Rafa Nadal is a great fighter, and he is much better than he thinks. Do not forget that.

- ROGER FEDERER (via rafaelnadalfans)

Source: rafaelnadalfans

Q:If Nadal were a comics character, who would he be?
Monfils: He would be neither Hulk nor Thor. Rafa is a hero,of course Rafa has much strength and power, but for me he stays someone elegant. Like Captain America. He’s strong but elegant.

- Gael Monfils, in L’Equipe

I felt really sorry for Tomic. I was in that situation a few years ago and I know how tough it is to take that decision [to retire]

- Rafael Nadal after his 1st round match

I felt freer today than I did for the past 18 months

- Andy Murray

If you can’t deal with it, you throw in the towel. But that’s for me.

- Roger Federer

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