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post #81 of (permalink) Old 12-28-2012, 03:52 PM
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Re: Nadal OUT of the Australian Open

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Originally Posted by Sri View Post
I don't believe in the `he's not prepared for five set tennis` theory.

The only way to prepare for the tour is to play on the f'ing tour.

Missing slams is not a way to prepare for your season.
Yup, exactly. Of course, he wouldn't be the favorite for the title, but so what... does he really have to be the favorite to enter a slam?

“There’s so many athletes, tennis players around the world,” he continued, trying to put his life into some kind of perspective, “they want to be the best in what they do. They want to succeed. Many of them, they don’t succeed in the end. I’m fortunate to have this opportunity and succeed.”
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