Coming off a hard-court swing in which Rafael Nadal won a Masters Series title (the Pacific Life Open) and reached the quarterfinals at another (the Sony Ericsson Open), the critical question looming as the European clay circuit gets under way in a week is, "Sure those are nice results, but can this guy play on clay?"
I think we all know the answer to that one. Nadal's clay-court streak stands at 62, after he went 26-0 last year. This is, quite simply, extraordinary in this day and age. ...
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