Rafa Roundup: December 7, 2013



… Rafael Nadal’s 2013 season ranks among the top 10 best individual seasons in the ATP’s Open Era. See which other players posted phenomenal years based on our statistical formula.

… Rafa Nadal ha recibido hoy en Mallorca de manos de Mr.Kyung Hyeon Kim, presidente de Kia Motors Iberia, laprimera unidad del nuevo Kia pro_cee´d GT… El mejor coche para el mejor deportista español de la Historia.

… “Ronaldo has always been a hero of mine and I’m looking forward to taking him on at the poker table,” Nadal said in a statement. “There are many similarities between sport and poker strategy, so it will be good to see how he translates his game from the football field to the poker felt.” 

… El músico Rafa Nadal Abuelo del famoso tenista recibe en Mallorca un merecido homenaje junto al también músico Serafí Guiscafré.

… 8: French Open titles for Rafael Nadal, the first man to win that many titles at any Grand Slam tournament. The eighth came in June.

… exhibitions are not like tournaments; they’re not even like tour matches. They’re something like practice sets, and you wouldn’t think it was wrong for a player to get in a practice set during the off-season, would you?

… “Don’t worry. I will lose. Everybody lose.”– Rafael Nadal, after winning his first 22 matches on hard courts this season. The streak ended at 26 with a loss to Novak Djokovic at the China Open.



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