|Re: Rafa admits being a break point specialist
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Author: Sakari Lund Date: Jun 7, 2010 22:39
On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 17:55:16 +0300, TT email.org> wrote:
>Q. Holding back that trophy that had been yours since 2005, and that
>desire to want to hold it back again after losing it last year, does
>that explain how you fought in the breakpoints that Soderling had? You
>didn't lose any break points. Did you put like extra, some super
>concentration on those points?
>RAFAEL NADAL: I try my best in every point.
>I am in the every week we have weekly, the players, and we have the
>statistics, and I am the No. 1 on break points saved of the year. So
>...Rafa managed to hold all 8 breakpoints against Söderling, and holding
>32/43(74%%) bp in this year's FO.
There was this one break point early in the 2nd set that Söderling
played really well, but Rafa played amazing. Starting with the return
of the serve which should have been a winner. Break there could have
at least made it more interesting.