Re: WWW Indian Wells SF: Nadal vs Federer
Originally Posted by tennizen
Maybe Nadal would want to lose because Fed winning against him will give him the hope that he himself will be able to overturn the losing record against Nole at a later time?
We have to approach this multi-dimensionally.
Nadal lost but he also gained belief that he can beat Djokovic and nothing is irreversible. Win-Win for all parties concerned.
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