Tagged: ATP Masters Madrid

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RafaLint: May 13th

Today’s Recommended Reading: All the Tension Sluiced Away – by Jesse Pentecost The conceit, unquestionably, is that even when Nadal wins easily there’s a requirement that he must be struggling against something. The discourse...

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Madrid: Post final presser transcript

Rafa’s post Madrid final presser transcript is up on the ASAP Sports site. Q. Was it easier than you were expecting or really today you were playing really well in the altitude of Madrid?...

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RafaLint: May 12th

Articles: Interview with the champion – exclusive interview with the Madrid Open’s media reps. Nadal: “The Kind Of Play I’m Aiming For – via atpworldtour.com Brilliant Nadal Wins 23rd ATP World Tour Masters 1000...

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Madrid: Semifinal presser transcript

The transcript from Rafa’s semifinal presser is up on ASAP Sports. Congratulations for your victory. You’ve already played four matches here in Madrid. Given the conditions of the court and also with the altitude...

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Madrid: Final photos

Photos from today’s title win over Wawrinka. Photos by REUTERS/Susana Vera, REUTERS/Juan Medina, Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Europe, and Jasper Juinen/Getty Images Europe

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Madrid: On fire

Rafa played on-fire #15 Stanislas Wawrinka in the Madrid Open final today. Stan’s been playing some of the best tennis of his career lately. He’s also been playing a lot of it. Today was...

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RafaLint: May 11th

Articles: Nadal Outclasses Andujar In Madrid; Continues Quest For 55th Title – via atpworldtour.com (includes a highlights video) Nadal crushes Andujar to reach Madrid final – Reuters via yahoo.com Nadal to bid for his...

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Madrid: Quarterfinal presser transcript

The transcript from Rafa’s quarterfinal presser is up on ASAP Sports. (Through translation.) THE MODERATOR: Questions, please. RAFAEL NADAL: Hello. Sorry for the lateness. It was a little complicated. Heh, when isn’t it complicated?...

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Madrid: Semifinal photos

Photos from Rafa’s win over Pablo Andujar. Photos by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images, REUTERS/Juan Medina, REUTERS/Susana Vera, AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, and Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Europe