RafaLint: June 20th
- Wimbledon seedings are out – with no change in the top of the men’s order from the official rankings.
- Reading the Readers: Get Your Kicks Edition – by Steve Tignor. I love his answer to the GOAT kvetching.
- Wimbledon Stock Check: Players to watch heading into Wimbledon – by Courtney Nguyen (si.com)
- Wimbledon: it’s a myth that the grass is slower – by Mark Hodgkinson (thetennisspace.com)
- What Rafael Nadal must do to win another Wimbledon – by Douglas Perry (oregonlive.com)
- What’s next for Djokovic-Nadal? – by Kamakshi Tandon (ESPN.com)
- The World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes – Rafa’s at #16 (forbes.com) But the prize money shown there is well off compared to his ATP profile page.
- Rafa Nadal será el abanderado español en los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012 – via rtve.es (mangle)
- A newish gear-centric Rafa site
- Spanish athletes show their support and admiration for Rafa. (Thanks, elated)
- tve report on Rafa being chosen as the Spanish flag-bearer in the Olympics.
- Nadal: “Será un honor sel el abanderado”
- iB3 report on the announcement of the Olympics flag bearer decision.
- Rafa practice pics starting around 10.
- Pico posted a photo and his congrats to Rafa.
- As did KIA.
- I’m sure we’ve seen these before, but some things are worth repeating.
- And a gallery full of lovely images from Roland Garros.
Rafa does social media:
- Rafa let us know he’s at Wimbledon.