RafaLint: October 12th
- Del Potro Stuns Nadal To Clinch London Berth – by Josh Meiseles (atpworldtour.com)
- Rafael Nadal ousted in semifinals – AP via espn.com
- Juan Martin Del Potro beats Rafael Nadal in Shanghai Masters – via bbc.co.uk
- Late Risers – by Steve Tignor
It’s hard, as Djokovic found out in 2011 and Nadal is finding out again right now, for the player who dominates the Grand Slam section of the season to maintain the same level of motivation through the fall. Physically, you’ve played a lot of tennis; mentally, you must feel like, “Hey, what else do I have to do this year?”
- Post quarterfinal on court interview in Spanish.
- Semifinal Hot Shot
- Interview with CCTV News in Shanghai
- Presser photos from sohu.com
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- Per B1PR, Rafa will head home on Sunday.