Nadal calls calendar Slam next season ‘impossible’. You know, I am so close to losing it – I mean completely – with these understatements.
Posted by tennisplanet on October 12, 2010
Q. Maybe for next year, fans ask about the four.
RAFAEL NADAL: The four what?
Q. The four titles next year.
RAFAEL NADAL: I hope to have the chances to win four titles next year, no? I know you are talking about the Grand Slam. For me, that is impossible. But I will try to keep playing well and to try to win four titles next year.
But the Grand Slam is not the case. That’s for sure impossible, I think.
How soon before we get to “My being alive next year is impossible”? We know you want to keep a low profile, don’t want to hype anything or talk up but you have got to freaking keep it real before you start sounding like some basement lunatic.
Maybe these dead beat reporters should pick this trait of his and run with it with questions that evoke the most extreme response just to see how far he will take it. “Will you win 16 Slams, will you stop beating Federer, will you marry Xisca, will you entertain an offer from Diana Federer, will you have kids, will you ever stop picking – in public, will you shave your head one day, is Tony your real father………………………………