Who wants another old-fashion Nadal whippin'?
One of the more compelling questions raised by Rafael Nadal's emergence as an all-court Grand Slam champion in late 2008 and early 2009 was: Just how often does this kid have to win Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Rome and Paris before he looks at the red-clay lineup of tournaments, shrugs, and says, "Been there, done that. Think I'll go trekking in the Alps this May, or maybe take a six-week surfing vacation in Hawaii."
Apparently, the answer is "at least five times." Nadal won Monte Carlo for ...
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