Tennis Connected has a series of short practice videos up from today. Rafa practiced on the standard courts right next to the main stadium and then left. People thought he was done, but he took off running to the east courts to practice some more.
They also have some pictures posted here.
Transcript of Rafa’s pre-tournament interview. Experts:
Q. How are your knees feeling? How are you more generally physically? Are there any other problems you’re dealing with?
RAFAEL NADAL: Hopefully not, no. The knees are perfect right now, my feeling. I think everything is okay, so I don’t have any problem.
I hope you aren’t lying now like you were during the French Open!
Q. How tough has it been psychologically for you to deal with what you’ve dealt with the last couple of months?
RAFAEL NADAL: Psychologically for me now, I am perfect. After
The Times Online has posted the first USO Rafa Q&A.
How are your knees doing? Are you feeling well enough for two weeks of matches at the US Open? – Grace, Virginia
Yes, I am feeling good and today was asked about it. I am 100% ready. Many thanks
I like the sound of 100%!
So great to have you back on the tour. What do you like most about New York? Do you have one or two experiences that stand
Guess who’s in NY now?
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Photo sets on flickr:
illuxtris – posted photos by professional photographers of the Nike expo
He looks like a pouty, impatient little boy in that long shot of him in the interview chair.
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Photos from a pre-tournament presser:
(Photos by REUTERS/Peter Jones)
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