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Dear Naomi Osaka, Please See Rafael Nadal Re: Mental Health

Women’s tennis alpha gal Naomi Osaka made news this week by announcing that she would not be talking to the press during the French Open. Tennis star Naomi Osaka says she is not going to speak to the media during … Continue reading

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Rafael Nadal Makes History, Roger Federer Makes $neakers

This past weekend Rafael Nadal led Spain to its sixth Davis Cup championship, winning all eight of his matches (five singles, three doubles) without dropping a set. Nadal’s 6-3, 7-6(7) victory over Canada’s Denis Shapovalov that clinched the title on … Continue reading

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Our Media Culpa to WSJ Columnist Jason Gay Re: Rafael Nadal

A week or so ago, the hardworking staff had some stern words for the Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay over his latest cover story for WSJ. Magazine. The hardworking staff yields to no man in our respect and admiration for … Continue reading

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Rafael Nadal’s ‘Gael’ Force Win at Monte Carlo

As you splendid readers know, for the past two years the hardrooting staff has suffered along with Rafael Nadal as the great Spaniard (and 14-time Grand Slam winner) has struggled with his game both physically and psychically. But hope springs eternal … Continue reading

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Rafael Nadal’s Feat Of Clay

From our How Rafa Got His Mojo Back bureau: Nadal beats Ferrer for 7th Barcelona Open win BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Rafael Nadal became the first player in the Open Era to win two tournaments seven times after beatingDavid Ferrer 7-6 (1), 7-5 in Sunday’s Barcelona … Continue reading

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Rafael Nadal, Please Call Sam Stosur

The was some can of whup-ass Sam Stosur opened on Serena Williams in the U.S. Open women’s final, yeah? Match point:   And what would the U.S. Open be without a Seranta – in this case because (via YouTube) “playing … Continue reading

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Is Rafael Nadal Conceding The U.S. Open?

In the runup to next week’s U.S. Open tennis tournament, defending champion Rafael Nadal is understandably doing a lot of media avails. Such as this one for WWD: Rafael Nadal’s Winning Ways Behind the baseline, Rafael Nadal is known to … Continue reading

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Rafael Nadal Is A Mensch

As longtime fans of Rafael Nadal, the hardworking staff was curious about how the Splendid Spaniard would react to Novak Djokovic’s sandblasting of him in Sunday’s final at Indian Wells. Well, he said this: When someone suggested the match might … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Rafael Nadal

Is there a classier athlete than Rafael Nadal in professional sports? Maybe Derek Jeter, but in a photo-finish I give the nod to Rafa. In advance of this year’s U.S. Open, he spoke about how much he wanted to win … Continue reading

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Rafa! Rafa! Rafa! Nadal’s Signature Victory at the US Open

Rafael Nadal’s monumental win over Daniil Medvedev in yesterday’s U.S. Open men’s singles final was pure Rafa: Dominance, happenstance, hesitance, dominance. Highlights:     The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay – as always – captured it perfectly. Let’s be candid … Continue reading

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