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Rafael Nadal : The Biography,9781844549498

Rafael Nadal : The Biography

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9781844549498

ISBN10:
1844549496
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Trade Paper
Pub. Date:
7/1/2010
Publisher(s):
John Blake
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The must-have biography for all fans of the electric Olympic gold medalist and six-time grand-slam champion, updated to include the full 2009 season, including injuries and successes Here is the unbelievable story of Spanish tennis legend Rafael Nadal. He was 19 years old when he won the 2005 French Open in his very first appearance at the event. A left-hander with a booming forehand, Nadal had been known as a clay-court specialist since playing his first pro tournaments in 2001. His aggressive style, flowing hair, and muscular build have made him a fan favorite as well. He won his first singles title in 2004, and had a breakout season in 2005, winning at Monte Carlo, Rome, Barcelona, and Stuttgart as well as at Roland Garros. He won the French Open again in 2006, 2007, and 2008, defeating rival Roger Federer in the final each time. In 2008 he broke through at Wimbledon, beating Federer to win the men's singles title in a spectacular fashion. No Nadal fan will want to be without this comprehensive biography.

Author Biography

Tom Oldfield is the author of Arsene Wenger and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
Taking the first steps to the topp. 1
Building on his early successp. 33
Hot on the heels of Federerp. 69
Chasing glory Down Under and defending his patch in Parisp. 121
A golden summerp. 153
Paying the price for his successp. 197
The Wizard of Oz and injury hellp. 219
The road aheadp. 253
The Top Ten: Rafa's biggest hitsp. 263
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