RafaLint: April 29th
Looks like, maybe, just maybe, a new official Rafa website is on the way. There’s a contest on the home page now to win a signed t-shirt and be the first to know about the new site. Enter now.
- Racquet Reaction: Nadal d. Ferrer – by Hannah Wilks (tennis.com)
- Nadal Beats Ferrer For Seventh Barcelona Crown – from the ATP
- Nadal suda ante Ferrer pero se proclama heptacampeón del Conde de Godó – from rtve.es (Includes video of the last game. Mangle.)
- Rafael Nadal beats David Ferrer to win Barcelona Open – from the BBC
- Rafa Nadal prolonga su idilio con Barcelona con su séptima victoria and in English.
- Rafael Nadal makes history with title – AP via ESPN
- Nadal battles past Ferrer to seize seventh Barcelona title – from CNN
- El rey de la tierra batida tiene su condado en Barcelona – by David Menayo (marca.com). And here’s the mangle.
- On court post-match interview in Spanish.
- This rtve.es report on the final includes some footage of Rafa in the pool
- The final: part 2, the winner
- Photos tweeted by the tourny…before I lost count: practice; another from the practice/warm-up; oh look, another one; in presser; Cava battle; in the pool one, two and three.
- Non-instagram filtered versions of the above and many more on the tournament’s Facebook page. Best pool photos I’ve seen!
- This set includes some pool photos (via @adel1609)
- A decade of Rafa photos – via @genny_ss
- Inés uploaded quite af ew screen grabs from the final.
- The tournament has uploaded many photos to flickr.
Rafa does social media:
- Rafa shared a photo from his pre-final practice.
- He also let us know about the contest on his website.
- Before his injury side-lined him, Pico had planned to go to Mallorca and train with Rafa after Barcelona: (mangle). Thanks, @diannada.