RafaLint: May 1
Today’s recommended reading:
Rafa Nadal’s Second Mountain – by Shane Ryan (grantland.com)
There’s a common theme — when Nadal is the underdog, playing against him just gets harder and harder. With the 2012 major season less than a month away, one of the game’s great champions will be digging deep to reach the top of that second, legend-making peak.
Today’s must view:
Nadal’s Masters 1000 Record from the ATP World Tour Uncovered series:
- Heroes and Zeros: Baker’s Revival, the Spaniard’s Complex, Petko’s Luck – by Chris Oddo (tennisnow.com)
- Deconstructing Barcelona – by Tom Tebbutt (lovemeansnothing.ca)
- Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in talks to play exhibition match in Belgrade – by Romana Cvitkovic (tennisgrandstand.com)
- jgirl4858 has uploaded some photos from Miami to flickr.
Rafa does social media:
- Rafa shared a photo of himself looking rather happy, snuggly and satisfied after a “good physical practice”. An? CC? I think this is your territory.
Tweets about Rafa:
WHY NOT? Rafa Nadal announces his new website with a t-shirt created by Nike & McCann. yfrog.com/khuj8vmj
— enric jove (@enricjove) April 30, 2012
— Toni Colom Barcelo (@colomtoni) April 30, 2012
(Click on the yfrog links in each tweet for a Rafa pic.)
- Andy Murray interviews his brother Jamie – because it’s funny