Category: 2011

USO: El Mundo Q&A #4

USO: El Mundo Q&A #4

Rafa’s next Q&A with elmundo.es is up. From the mangle, I’m guessing that: He’s not happy about them starting play on Wednesday. He doesn’t want to answer questions about the Mallorcan government supporting sport....

Tennis Magazine: US Open Special

Rafa’s on the cover of the most recent copy of Tennis Magazine. The article that goes with the title is by Pete Bodo. It doesn’t really contain anything new – just talks about how...

Is Rafa too nice on the Court?

With passage of time after the Wimbledon final I have come to agree with an opinion voiced by many on this board that Rafa’s deficit against Novak in the Wimbledon final was entirely psychological....

RafaLint: July 12th

RafaLint: July 12th

Sorry I abandoned you for awhile! But there wasn’t much lint about (that I could post) and besides, I’ve been dealing with some other Spaniards. :) I’m sure you guys have already seen all...

Wimbly: Times Blog and Q&A #13

Rafa’s final entries are up on The Times site. First, the blog: Good morning everyone and first of all thanks for all your support these past weeks. I am already in Mallorca, back home....

RafaLint: July 4th

RafaLint: July 4th

Articles: A Loser’s Winning Moment – Jason Gay/Wall Street Journal (Thanks, JK) Nadal no sufre una fractura en su pie, según su tío Toni – AS (mangle) Fifty thoughts from Wimbledon – Jon Wertheim/SI...

RafaLint: July 3rd

Videos: Full presser – too bad about the voice-over interpretation Higher quality version of Rafa’s interview with JMac post match Articles: Racket Reaction – Steve Tignor/Tennis.com Five thoughts off Sunday’s men’s final – Jon...

Wimbly: Hairline fracture?

Per a comment from Mike91, The Times is reporting that Rafa has a hairline fracture in his left foot. Here’s his screen grab from the story. Subscribers can read it here. The relevant bits:...

Wimbly: Final photos

Photos from today’s final. Photos by Julian Finney/Getty Images, REUTERS/Eddie Keogh, GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images, REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth, Clive Brunskill/Getty Images, Photo by Stephen Pond/Pool/Getty Images, and CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

Wimbly: Post final presser [Updated]

Update: Oops, forgot to include the video via the ATP. If the above video is region blocked for you, try this one. Rafa’s presser is up on the Ubi tennis site. It’s honest and...