Just a reminder, Rafa will be on the Spanish TV show El Hormiguero tomorrow (October 11th) at 22:00 Spanish time. Ines has sent me two possible links for streaming options tomorrow. Hopefully one will work for you:
Inés would like to share this Spanish TV special about the 2010 US Open with you. She even took the time to type out and then translate the content. This represents a tremendous amount of work and time. Thank you so much!
On court post-match interview in Spanish:
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In studio post-match interview in Spanish:
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Rafa was on the Antena 3 network today for an interview: Nadal, sobre los guiñoles: “En España les hemos dado más propaganda de la debida” – click through for the article, videos and a photo gallery (mangle).
Eurosport has kindly posted a video of Rafa’s pre-final presser:
And here’s a studio interview in Spanish:
Less than 12 hours to go! (I need a nap.)
He’s not sure where the turning point will come in his mental battle against Djokovic (who is playing well).
He doesn’t feel he’s at the end of his career, but has been on the tour for quite awhile so is closer to the end than the beginning.
He’s not sure if a one-handed top-spin backhand would add
Rafa likes hot weather, and the change to his racket weight is almost imperceptible but has mounted something…(um, help on that one, please?)
If he could only win one slam for the rest of the career he’d take any of them. Well, maybe Wimbledon because he has more relevance.
He’d love to represent Spain in this year’s Olympics. In fact, it would be an honor.
He has to
There’s no time table on change in the tennis world. He’ll just keep on working on his game.
Tomic could be this year’s surprise high finisher.
Something about forcing food (and the US being very different) that I think means he eats local food when he travels on the tour.
It should be very difficult for someone to win a Grand Slam.
When a bug gets on your
It hasn’t been that hot in Melbourne this year (the opposite, in fact), until the day of his first match. But that didn’t feel so bad because of the windy. He has occasionally played while wearing long sleeves.
He does look at the overall draw, but concentrates on the next match (I think). Then there’s something about math. (Is that related to a super-majority?)