RafaLint: November 21st
- Tenis – Vídeo: La mejor noticia: Nadal vuelve a la pista (mangle)
- “Pensé que ganaríamos, Rafa lo veía difícil por la presión” (mangle) – Toni talks Davis Cup and Rafa’s return
- Nadal Prepares for a Return – by Ben Rothenberg (nytimes.com)
- Five thoughts after Rafa Nadal returned to the practice court – by Mark Hodgkinson (thetennisspace.com)
- The end of Rafael Nadal as we know him – by Douglas Perry (The Oregonian)
- Mubadala draw sets up potential Murray-Nadal rematch in Abu Dhabi – via The National
- Rafa Nadal vuelve a coger la raqueta – article and video from mundodeportivo.com (mangle)
- Recuperating Nadal back on practice court – from Reuters
- Rafael Nadal starts training again in Mallorca following long injury absence – skysports.com article and video
- Changeover Chat: Tennis Thanksgiving – Lindsay is thankful Rafa’s taken the time he needed to heal up properly.
Everyone’s doing those year-end wrap-up kinda things:
- The highlights and lowlights of the tennis year – via (thetennisspace.com)
- Maria to Serena to Andy: Tennis’ top 10 moments in 2012 via USAToday.com
- Roundtable: ATP year in review – via si.com
Rafa does social media:
- Rafa and his scarf were sad about the Davis Cup loss.
- After teasing us first, he let us know about the PokerFace contest.
- He let us know it was Joan Forcades’s birthday.
- There’s new stuff in his official store (even if his posting about that brought the site down for awhile).
- And he went shopping for fish. (And let us know his plans for the evening.)
Social media related to Rafa:
Moments per la reflexió. twitter.com/MarcCapo/statu…
— Marc Capó (@MarcCapo) November 20, 2012
— Nike Tennis (@niketennis) November 20, 2012
— Babolat (@babolat) November 21, 2012
Lastly, for everyone who celebrates it tomorrow, Happy Thanksgiving! To everyone else? Happy happy!