You really have to feel for Rafael Nadal.
He was on rails to become the greatest tennis player of all time (despite his protestations), until the Djokovic Express pulled into the station.
And then – Rafa derailed.
This latest (sixth straight) finals defeat tested Nadal’s legendary Rafability to the point that he said in its aftermath something to the effect of, “Novak Djokovic had a historic year but it will be impossible to do again.”
Djokovic seemed to stand there and think, “Prove it.”