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After Nadal put his arm around the Swiss champion's shoulder and Federer returned to the mike, emboldened, to congratulate him, Nadal apologized for winning and called Federer one of the best players in history.
And in his head, there was a real desire to be number one." Costa took him on when Nadal turned fifteen.
"The court wasn't always in great condition—all of that, even playing badly, helps you to develop. Fans have expressed concern that he is risking injury, although he and his team deny this.)Along with the tough training came tough love.
"In terms of shots, he's not a phenomenon, but he's not completely useless either," Toni Nadal says.
(His lock on the French Open recently prompted Roger Federer to say, "I don't think the clay has been my problem. If you look at the Rafa of three years ago and Rafa as he is now, there's been a huge evolution in his tennis."Part of Nadal's resolve seems to stem from the rigor of his training.
My problem has been Rafa on clay.") Since winning their history-making five-set Wimbledon match last year, Nadal has seemed nearly untouchable. Even though he is naturally right-handed, he was taught early on to play with his left hand, a technique that has tormented many of his opponents.
Recently, a tennis researcher in San Francisco used video-capture technology to measure Nadal's topspin: It was found to rotate at an average of 3,200 times a minute (Federer's rotates 2,700 times, and Agassi's 1,900)—a feat that seems superhuman.