RafaLint: June 14th
Rafa and Kohlschreiber play 2nd on the main court Friday. Play starts at noon local time. His doubles match will be on the second court “not before” 3pm. Vamos!
- Rafael Nadal picks up the pace – from gerryweber-open.de. It’s also available in German.
- Nadal, Federer safely through in Halle – via cnn.com
- Tennis-Weltstar Rafael Nadal mit kompletter Crew beim gesellschaftlichen Highlight – from the Halle site (mangle)
- Nadal-Federer Rivalry Goes Viral – by Paul Macpherson (atpworldtour.com)
- JK would like to share this blog: Nadal stands alone as king of Paris – by Tom Fordyce (bbc.co.uk)
- La montre de Nadal retrouvée à Corbeil – from leparisien.fr (mangle). Cute quote from Richard Mille about the watch incident.
- The $500,000 Nadal Watch Is Now Sold Out – by Robert Frank (cnbc.com). More about that darn watch.
- Reigning singles champion Rafael Nadal to lead Spain’s tennis team at London Olympics – AP via washingtonpost.com
- U.S. Open will get $500 million in improvements, but no roof – by Courtney Nguyen (si.com)
- Best Of Roland Garros 2012 – via the tournament.
- Some high quality footage from the first round doubles match in Halle.
- Nadal ready for grass – I love it when Benito and Maymo just give up and walk out, leaving Rafa there watching tennis.
- abbey would like to share this podcast: “It has a lovely interview with Esther Vergeer where she shares the story behind her picture with Rafa that Rafa posted on his FB.”
- tve report on the doubles.
- Marc! appears to have taken line reading classes from Rafa.
- Some photos from the doubles in this set.
Rafa does social media:
While playing his singles match, Rafa tweeted let us know he’d written another travel blog. He’s talentous! ‘)
— Rafael Nadal (@RafaelNadal) June 14, 2012
Here’s a mangle of the blog.
Tweets about Rafa:
— davidjnadal (@davidjnadal) June 11, 2012