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Old 08-10-2012, 02:20 AM   #1
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Default In light of today's Nadal news, hard not to think of this article from '09...

New York Times Magazine, June 2009, by Cynthia Gorney.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/21/ma...ted=all?src=tp

"Ripped. (Or Torn Up?)"

"Rafael Nadal has muscled his way to the top of pro tennis. But will his strength and ferocity ultimately betray him?"

Really great read, both glowing of Nadal and his determination and greatness, while portending potential long-term disaster in terms of injuries.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:26 AM   #2
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Default Re: In light of today's Nadal news, hard not to think of this article from '09...

The guy has spent 7 or 8 years now in the top echelon of men's tennis, even if he's done now because of injuries (and I don't think he is), he's hardly had a hasty burn-out like many predicted. I mean, how many years are you supposed to keep this level up? Federer and Agassi are exceptions, not the rule.
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