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Nadal set to be fit for Wimbledon!

adee-gee
06-19-2006, 12:00 PM
:yippee: Vamos Rafa!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/5090036.stm

World number two Rafael Nadal says he has overcome the shoulder injury which forced him out of the Stella Artois Championships and is fit for Wimbledon.
Nadal withdrew from his Queen's Club quarter-final against Lleyton Hewitt.

"I pulled out as a precaution after I started to feel some pain, but now I have overcome the problem," Nadal told Spanish newspaper AS.

"All I am thinking about now is playing at Wimbledon again. I have a week left to prepare myself well."

Nadal will play Finland's Jarkko Nieminen and Australian Mark Philippoussis in two exhibition singles matches at this week's Marsh Classic at the Hurlingham Club in London.

But the French Open champion does not believe he is ready yet to go on and add to his Grand Slam total at Wimbledon.

"I need to take it one game at a time. My only objective is to improve my play on a surface I find difficult, and I don't expect to go far," Nadal added.

"In the short term I am focusing on having a good tournament, working hard to prepare myself to be able to win there in the future.

"I don't think I will leave as champion this year but we will see what happens."

RonE
06-19-2006, 01:49 PM
:yeah:

cornellboy
06-19-2006, 01:56 PM
yay :D

Alexiana
06-19-2006, 02:17 PM
good news :D

bokehlicious
06-19-2006, 02:53 PM
Yeah Rafa, time to prove the world you're the king of grass as well !

faboozadoo15
06-19-2006, 03:47 PM
third round, here he comes! :banana:

Rafa = Fed Killa
06-19-2006, 03:53 PM
Vamos! :D

Hope he improves on last years results, so in a couple of years he can put the Fedtards and their hero down for good. :devil:

adee-gee
06-19-2006, 04:03 PM
Yeah Rafa, time to prove the world you're the king of grass as well !
:scratch: no-one claimed he's the king of grass.

MisterQ
06-19-2006, 04:07 PM
Good news! I hope he plays well there.

ezekiel
06-19-2006, 04:12 PM
third round, here he comes! :banana:

been there , done that :devil: . I say second week if the draw is fine

Scotso
06-19-2006, 04:22 PM
:banana:

donna karen
06-19-2006, 04:54 PM
that's really good news. i hope he does well.

A_Skywalker
06-19-2006, 04:55 PM
Thats just great , Good luck in England Rafa

oneandonlyhsn
06-19-2006, 05:01 PM
Vamos! :D

Hope he improves on last years results, so in a couple of years he can put the Fedtards and their hero down for good. :devil:

:yawn: Someone really needs to get a life outside bashing Fed and his supposed tards

Scotso
06-19-2006, 05:13 PM
Moya :rolleyes:

Igor :sad:

LoveFifteen
06-19-2006, 05:15 PM
Lindsay withdrew. :bigcry:

revolution
06-19-2006, 05:19 PM
Carlos :sad:

How come he never plays- he did so well here 2 years ago, he plays well on the grass.

LoveFifteen
06-19-2006, 05:20 PM
Carlos :sad:

How come he never plays- he did so well here 2 years ago, he plays well on the grass.

I guess at his age, he just wants to save his body when he knows he cannot win the title. Plus, June is Mallorca is no nice. :)

Neverstopfightin
06-19-2006, 05:23 PM
I guess at his age, he just wants to save his body when he knows he cannot win the title. Plus, June is Mallorca is no nice. :)

Yesterday Rafa was at beach suntanning ;) , but Carlos wasn't with him so don't be nasty-minded :p

I♥PsY@Mus!c
06-19-2006, 05:32 PM
He won't stop playing esp on big matches,his fans don't need to worry about it.

Lopaka
06-19-2006, 05:33 PM
Good news about Rafa feeling fit. :yeah:

He looked good before retiring from Stella Artois.

Hope he goes deeper at Wimbledon this year... of course it won't take much to better the 2005 performance. :scratch:

Deboogle!.
06-19-2006, 05:52 PM
This is no surprise - I never doubted his participation for a moment as it was clear his shoulder was just sore from all the matchplay. But, good for him anyway that he is healthy :)

superpinkone37
06-19-2006, 06:14 PM
Rafa :D

ChloeLove
06-19-2006, 06:19 PM
Excellente! :) I'm glad it's not serious.

musefanatic
06-19-2006, 07:21 PM
Great to hear Rafa's fighting fit! :) Can't wait to see him at Wimbie :)

mallorn
06-19-2006, 07:31 PM
This is no surprise - I never doubted his participation for a moment as it was clear his shoulder was just sore from all the matchplay. But, good for him anyway that he is healthy :)
Easy for you to say. ;)

The injury was an inflammation of the shoulder. According to his official site Rafa started practising low hits today and will start to serve on Wednesday.