RafaLint: December 4th

Photo by Beth Wilson

Photo by Beth Wilson

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Rafa’s doctor was interview today on SER Deporte Baleares. You can listen to an audio of it here. Via twitter, Genny provided us with some translations of tweets from SER Deporte Baleares about the interview:

Dr. Cotorro:”We’re happy w/evolution of Rafa’s knee. We didn’t know how it was to go @ beginning of year & has held up

Cotorro – SER: “Rafa’s knee has ended in better conditions than when he started the season”

Cotorro: “As years go by, you have to measure competition & take into account favorable conditions since years take toll”

Cotorro: “It’s necessary to try to play most of matches on his surface. He’s choosing the most convenient thing, that’s the line to follow”

Cotorro -SER: “Nobody thought he [Rafa] would have this season. His limits are unwritten. He surprises us every day”

Cotorro-SER: “Nadal marks a stage in tennis. He’s out of the ordinary & surprises all of us who are w/him constantly”

Cotorro-SER:”There are players who you know will recover & Nadal is one of them. He makes things easy. He’s a safe bet”

Cotorro-SER: “Nadal is willing to outdo himself & he puts everything on his part”

Cotorro:Injuries take part of his life & what it’s necessary is to be prepared & work on prevention. That’s how he’s #1

Cotorro: They’re players subjected to the highest pressure & let’s hope he can extend his career w/the work he’s doing

Cotorro – SER: “Next year’s schedule goes along the same lines as that of this season. If it worked, so can it in 2014″

  • Rafa tries very hard to read his Champions Drink Responsibly script correctly.
  • El cuento de Nadal – from Canal+. Turn off your ad-blocker to get this video about Rafa’s 2013 return to the tour.

Rafa does social media:

  • Rafa let us know he was getting ready for his poker tournament.

Giggles:
Such a poker face.

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4 Responses

  1. Kate says:

    I was so happy to read such fantastic news about Rafa’s knee. I’m so thrilled for him.

  2. JayDee50 says:

    I agree with Kate; the news about Rafa’s knee being in better condition now than at the beginning of the season is marvellous. May they continue to be healthy throughout 2014 too.

  3. raulmad says:

    Yes Kate, fantastic news about Rafa’s knee. I’m so happy for him.

  4. CB says:

    Woohoo!!! Great news about Rafa’s knee! May he be able to play many more great matches in the future with as little pain as possible.

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