Monthly Archive: August 2013

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RafaLint: August 31st

Holy crap, it’s the last day of August. Where has this year gone? I’m about to attempt to switch out the modem for my TV/internet…wish me luck… Articles: Racquet Reaction: Nadal d. Dodig –...

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USO: 3rd round videos

First, you must check out this interview on SkySports – Rafa is beyond adorable. They also have another short clip about expensive footie players. Fun point: (It’s via the US Open site, so I...

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USO: 3rd round presser transcript

A transcript of the presser Rafa gave after his 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 defeat of Dodig us up on the US Open site. Q. Heading into the second week, how do you feel the level...

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Rafa talks to fans

A fun promo put together by Babolat – fans got to talk to Rafa on the phone. Posted by BABOLATWorld.

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USO: 3rd round pictures

Pictures from Rafa’s defeat of Dodig. Photos by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images, Matthew Stockman/Getty Images, STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images, and Al Bello/Getty Images

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USO: Hello, 2nd week

In his third round match at this year’s US Open, Rafa played #38 Ivan Dodig. Dodig won the last time they played (Montreal 2011), but Rafa was having none of that today. In the...

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RafaLint: August 30th

Update to include this article: How Nadal Became Hard-Core – by Tom Perrotta. Interesting insight into what Roig brought to the game. Articles: Racquet Reaction: Nadal d. Dutra Silva – by Richard Pagliaro (tennis.com)...

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USO: 2nd round photos

Photos from Rafa’s win over Dutra Silva last night. Photos by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images, EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images, and AP Photo/Charles Krupa

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USO: Passion

Short Rafa feature that aired before his match last night.

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USO: 2nd round presser

A transcript and video of Rafa’s post 2nd round beat down of Dutra Silva is avaible at usopen.org Q. You played well in spite of the conditions on the court today. RAFAEL NADAL: I...