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As I've already pointed out previously with other people who have made this bizarre argument, Nadal was 27 in 2013, and is less than one year older than Djokovic. For several days of the year, Nadal and Djokovic are the same age! So I don't think you can really claim that Djokovic was in his prime, but Nadal somehow wasn't.

The fact is that Djokovic has pasted Nadal over and over again for many years.
Nadal peaked way earlier than Djokovic
 

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NID because of Djokovic's backhand which neutralises Nadal's biggest asset. By now Djokovic knows Nadal's game inside-out. Nadal could rarely hit a winner especially on hard court nowadays.
And Novak is a prototype tennis player while Nadal is the prototype athlete who dominates Clay due to its physical & rigorous nature of play. The service & ROS aspects r not as integral on Clay.
 

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Nadal peaked way earlier than Djokovic
Not on the hard court, which is the surface you have been discussing. Nadal is still dominating the clay, is he not? Djokovic and Nadal are roughly the same age. He had one year of success in the entire decade against his rival off of clay. That is the fact.
 

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And Novak is a prototype tennis player while Nadal is the prototype athlete who dominates Clay due to its physical & rigorous nature of play. The service & ROS aspects r not as integral on Clay.
That is a difference. Djokovic relies mostly on his talent and tennis skill; Nadal relies mostly on brute force. It works on the clay, but less elsewhere.
 

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So now El padrino aka Godfakerer goes by ‘Antonio’ seeking the respect that he probably imagines he never gets enough of & this quote from him is just a typical hint/signal to his nephew we’ve heard thoughout his career to pick up on. Sorry, but to most non Nadalbots, he’ll always just b phony Toni who excels at being a sideshow distraction.
 
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