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Nadal will beat soderling

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i will put my morgage on that nadal will beat soderling.It might not be straight sets but im very confident nadal will win.Soderling is an excellent player theres no denying that.Soderling beat nadal in the 4th round and theres a big difference here it isnt a grand slam 4th round its only a grand slam final at the french open.The only grand slam finals nadal has lost have both been at wimbledon in 2006 and 2007 to a man of the name Roger Federer!.Nadal has an near excellent grand slam final record and i cant see soderling doing anything about it.If it was the 4th round or quarter final i could see soderling winning but the fact that it is a grand slam final nadal will have his head switched on and will do everything to win.I also think one of the main reasons nadal lost last year is because he was complacent,he took soderling too lightly remember it was only a few weeks before that nadal had thrashed soderling 6-1 6-0 at the rome masters.I dont think nadal took soderling to serious last year.The big difference now is that nadal knows what soderling can do he knows hes a brilliant tennis player one of the cleanest hitters in the game today.Soderling will bring his A-game but so will nadal.I expect rafa to come through a tough match and show the everyone who doesnt already know what a great champion he is.

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posted Jun 5, 2010

I'm hoping for another new champion.

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posted Jun 5, 2010

Nadal 4-6, 7-5, 7-6, 6-2

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posted Jun 5, 2010

i will put my morgage on that nadal will beat soderling.
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I hope you have informed your wife and children <yikes>.


I agree that Nadal has to be a strong favorite.

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posted Jun 6, 2010

if soderling wins the first set its gonna be really difficult if not impossible for nadal to win the match

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posted Jun 6, 2010

if soderling wins the first set its gonna be really difficult if not impossible for nadal to win the match

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What makes you say that? Nadal's just as strong mentally as he is physically.

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posted Jun 6, 2010

I think that this French Open is showing a new trend: players with powerful serves that hit the ball relatively flat can do well.

I think, however, that the author of this post is right: Nadal in his favourite event at the final is different to any stage before the final. He should win, probably in 4 sets.

Soderling will have to be serving really well,make very little unforced errors, and be very accurate and powerful with his relatively flat shots. His game if it can work well is the best to beat Nadal, if it can be done at all today.

It should be an exciting final.

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posted Jun 6, 2010

"Nadal's just as strong mentally as he is physically."

That is the problem. He used to be physically strong and he used to be mentally strong. Now, there is more fragility than strength, in both aspects.

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posted Jun 6, 2010

nadal is coming back from a hard time and i can see improvement in his game from 2008, he has altered his style because of injury and is running a lot less than before. if he had to i am sure he will run loads but for now he trying to shorten the points federrard days are long gone now he was lucky nadal got that injury as he was no way going to win all those slams. nadal is in a 4th final in 4 tournements give him a break he is getting better again and is fining consistency

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posted Jun 6, 2010

Rafa may win or lose, as he and Uncle Toni are making changes to his game and these are still work in progress. I believe he'll win if he summons the positive energy from within himself and from all the well wishers around the world. In any case, I would rather have a healthy Rafa who keeps on improving for years to come rather than him winning every tournament in front of him but taking a toll on his body, no? Vamos, Rafa!

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posted Jun 6, 2010

Never been so delighted to get it so wrong! Well, the score part anyway. Nadal at 6-4, 6-2, 4-2...and he's "Pink Floyding" Soderling, who is going down as "just another brick in the wall!" The wall built from the scalps of now, how many, clay court opponents in the past 5 years? Some say the King is back, he never left, just put his crown down for a while to tend to his knees!

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