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Question Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

Martina Navratilova won Roland Garros twice with her single-handed backhand, she said on Tennis Channel four days ago that to beat Nadal at Roland Garros a right-hander needs to have a 2-handed backhand, otherwise it is physically impossible.

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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

Did she really say that? Well, it is for sure more difficult with the one handed backhand but I would still like to think someone like Guga would have a chanse against Nadal.
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Is Martina Navratilova Clay Death's double account?

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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

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Cmon Federer managed to defeat Nadal on clay twice already.!!
Also Roger had match balls in their epic Rome final 2006.
Of course `it possible`, but getting increasingly less likely.!!
Still if Agassi can win FO at age 29, then Fed should be capable of it too...
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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

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Cmon Federer managed to defeat Nadal on clay twice already.!!
Also Roger had match balls in their epic Rome final 2006.
Of course `it possible`, but getting increasingly less likely.!!
Still if Agassi can win FO at age 29, then Fed should be capable of it too...
She didn't say clay she said Roland Garros.
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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

I can see where she's coming from since the double-hander has such a stellar record vs Nadal at RG.
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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

Martina's just trying to catch our attention, hence this thread..
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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

Well you know who to watch to find out if Navratilova is correct. I have to say I like her chances of being proven correct, especially considering the scoreline of last year's RG Final.
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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

there is nothing "impossible" when it comes to a tennis match, and if any single-hander had a chance, it would be Federer, so I assume she meant that it's impossible for Federer to beat Nadal, which is pretty :retard:ed.

also a thread like this should be opened with a source, otherwise anyone can claim anyone said anything and open a thread about it.

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there is nothing "impossible" when it comes to a tennis match, and if any single-hander had a chance, it would be Federer, so I assume she meant that it's impossible for Federer to beat Nadal, which is pretty :retard:ed.

also a thread like this should be opened with a source, otherwise anyone can claim anyone said anything and open a thread about it.
There are certain matchups that are impossible to win, hence so many lopsided head-to-heads on tour.

Thats your fault if you don't watch the Tennis Channel.
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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

Nothing is impossible in tennis.

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Re: Navratilova: Impossible to beat Nadal @RG with single-hander

I wonder what people will say when Stan rips one monstrous backhand down the line to finish Nadal 6-2 6-3 6-1 in a few days' time.

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I wonder what people will say when Stan rips one monstrous backhand down the line to finish Nadal 6-2 6-3 6-1 in a few days' time.
yea i can really see that happening
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