- Nadal Recovers In Overcast Paris – via ATP
- Rafael Nadal rallies for 3rd round – via ESPN
- Nadal through after his “usual” stumble rolandgarros.comNadal through after his “usual” stumble – via rolandgarros.com
- Rafa’s Lost Weekend – via grantland.com
So is there any chance we’re going to get him back? Any chance he gets his knee’s busted insides rebuilt, for a couple of years at least, and comes screaming onto the court in the middle of the same old whirlwind? All I want from tennis in 2013 is for a healthy Nadal to launch a sustained assault on absolutely everyone else. Federer, Obama, you name it. I don’t even care if he wins or loses, I just want him back and throwing javelins.
- Nadal rips French Open scheduling – via tennis.com
- What They Said: Nadal fumes at ‘unfair’ scheduling – via ESPN
“That’s not fair. Today I was playing almost three hours on court, and my [next] opponent was watching the TV in the locker room.”
“Why do you want to protect the player who has to play doubles? So I’m going to write myself on the doubles draw then and I have the priority to play? That’s not the right excuse to make a schedule like this.”
- Nadal: “La programación del torneo no es justa” – via mundodeportivo.com
- Roland Garros R2: Rafael Nadal def. Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
- The best of Nadal v. Klizan: Some masterful exchanges from today’s match.
- Nadal 2R Press Conference: “I didn’t start out with the right intensity”.
- Roland Garros is not just about the tennis. It’s about the experience, the atmosphere. Babolat followed the Serial Players around as they visited the Babolat photo booth at Roland Garros 2013: Rafa, Jo, Li Na, Aga: Babolat #Serial Players – Roland Garros photo booth
- Nadal comeback incredible – Connors