‘Nervous’ Rafa Nadal Fears his Mental Strength is Fading

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We are used to seeing Rafael Nadal down a set or a break in the match, scrambling and recovering during baselines rallies. What would usually follow in such events is a brilliant passing shot or a winner and his famous "Vamos!" that would spark the Spaniards comeback in the match. Simply put,

Verdasco overpowers Nadal to reach Miami 4th round

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Yet another upset in Key Biscayne! After world no. 2 Maria Sharapova crashed in her opening match, Rafael Nadal, the men's world no. 3 fell to compatriot Fernando Verdasco 6-4 2-6 6-3. Verdasco was dominant throughout the first set, while Nadal seemed oddly absent allowing his opponent to stretch him to the