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Should Nadal Play Madrid?

I was supporting this until I saw Nadal's match today was very grinding. I'm not sure he should play Madrid now. I think 3 weeks off is too much before a slam but Nadal feels so comfortable on this surface. And we know Nadal's knee problems and blisters need to be gone by RG.
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Re: Should Nadal Play Madrid?

Maybe he and his team know more about his physical state than us, regular viewiers?


Take this thread to Nadal's forum, please.
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Re: Should Nadal Play Madrid?

One week off after tomorrow's final should be enough rest.

It's not as important as Roland Garros of course but there are still 1000 points to win in Madrid...
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Maybe he and his team know more about his physical state than us, regular viewiers?


Take this thread to Nadal's forum, please.
Last year was a great example how much he knew about his state. And the poll would be useless with like 5 people voting. I was curious what the general public thought on the matter.
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no,no?
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Last year was a great example how much he knew about his state. And the poll would be useless with like 5 people voting. I was curious what the general public thought on the matter.
Last year he (his team?) got too greedy and payed the price of his overplaying by losing his RG crown and being forced to pull out of Wimbledon altogether. This year, he's already skipped Barcelona so he's apparently finally learnt his lesson. Better late than never.

90% sure he will play Madrid, unless there's something really serious bothering him (and as Madrid is a mandatory 1000-tournament, he will have to show objective medical proof of that) - which I don't believe is the case right now at all.

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yeah but no, but yeah, but no, but...........
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Nope.
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Last year was a great example how much he knew about his state. And the poll would be useless with like 5 people voting. I was curious what the general public thought on the matter.
Well, last year he also played in Barcelona so things aren't similar...

If you ask me, I can only say he looks fine and from the outside I see no reason to believe that Nadal shouldn't play. I also think that many Nadal fans are somewhat paranoid with their favourite player's physical health. It's just the way I see things...

I'd prefer him to skip Madrid just to give a chance for other players to win the event. I think Nadal will win RG whether he plays Madrid or not.
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Well, last year he also played in Barcelona so things aren't similar.....
He's one year older. His wobbly knees are one year older as well
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If he feels good physically, yes. People need to stop being so paranoid about the man and his body, and he will do what he feels is appropriate.
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N to the o.
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Maybe he and his team know more about his physical state than us, regular viewiers?


Take this thread to Nadal's forum, please.
Why is that? I'm sure there are many, many non-Nadal fans who like to speculate about him too. Don't deprive anyone of the pleasure of weighing in.

Many things that are strictly about one player are posted here.

If you strictures were followed, all the "Should (insert player name) Retire?" threads would be banished to player forums and what fun would that be?
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Re: Should Nadal Play Madrid?

I do not think it matters much if he plays it or not. pros/cons either way.

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