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Is mileage taking toll on Nadal?

Updated: November 21, 2006, 12:16 PM ET
By James Martin, TENNIS.com

Rafael Nadal has never been big on conserving energy. He sprints to the baseline to begin his warm-up as if he'd been locked in a cage for hours. Once the match starts, he spends an insane amount of fuel to run his opponent (and himself) around the court. Even during changeovers, the boy can't sit still, arranging his water bottles with the meticulous care of someone with OCD. But the fist-pumping, pirouetting Spaniard may be running out of gas, or worse, having a crisis in confidence. Back in ...

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