Well, if you're being sarcastic then
Otherwise, by 'not a trolling attempt' I meant that was one of those rare occasions when I'm being unbiased with my judgement of Nadal
I do believe he makes no progress.
That is not what you get if you look at ATP ranking points, that is a 12-month moving average for results and hence has less noise than other metrics. It also averages out the effect of draws, unless you believe draws are fixed. The points tread is still upward, yes, he gets demolished these days but it is because he makes it on aggregate deeper than he did before.
Detractors always think that the burnout/crush is imminent, fans think that a Federer like dominance is imminent, both sides are wrong.