The announcement of the draw has brought out the press – even if a good chunk of them can’t tell their Rochuses apart.
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal spent Wednesday night enjoying the Japanese delicacies at Crown restaurant Nobu.
Working Without Net – a kind of bizarre article full of circus references.
[Hurry, Hurry. Step right up!] No player commands more attention on center court than Rafael Nadal, and the showstopper’s whipping forehand is the best shot under the Big Top.
Andy Murray is the “it” pick. Roger Federer is the sentimental choice. But we’re sticking to logic, and what makes more sense than world No. 1 Rafael Nadal?
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal is on course to meet Andy Murray in the semifinals of the Australian Open.
Nadal begins his campaign against Belgian Christophe Rochus and could face unseeded former world number one and Australian finalist Lleyton Hewitt in the fourth round.
Nadal has not gotten past the semi finals in either of the hard court slams – the Australian and U.S. Opens – but famously claimed Wimbledon over Roger Federer on grass last year. This suggests he’s been underachieving on the supposedly “neutral” hard courts.