Okay, I’ve been through all my Spanish tennis bookmarks to see if there was any more info out there. I really need to learn Spanish! It’s so confusing trying to find things. Here’s one article. The google translation had me going “huh” on what appeared to be very important parts… So, I’m going with combo of it and Babelfish for this one.
“Let’s see if we come to Wimbledon [day 22]”, Toni Nadal explained, its uncle and trainer, that will see how Swiss tomorrow Roger Federer, again forced until the fifth sleeve in the semifinals (3-6, 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-1 and 6-4 against the Argentinean Juan Martin of the Colt), tries to complete the Grand Slam in Paris before the Swedish Robin Soderling. “He is not clear. But, no matter how little he can, if he is half well, with a shock treatment, is going to go. Right now, nevertheless, he does not know himself. It is necessary to be six days well before to go with guarantees”. Nadal lost against Soderling in Roland Garros, where he was unconquered four years ago. How much it has influenced the lack of confidence in his resignation to Queen’s? “Zero”, say Toni; “it is exclusively by a problem that has been dragging for a long time. Thursday tried to train and it was not to him very well. We limited ourselves to serve”.
Sunday, 31. Nadal is losing against Soderling, that will play the end against Federer after overcoming to the Chilean Fernando González (6-3, 7-5, 5-7, 4-6 and 6-4). At the start of the third set and turns towards his theater box. “It hurts. I cannot”, he says. Then, he does not acknowledge any problem. Either his team. “It is necessary to know how to lose”, say.