Can Rafa keep up the pace?
Rafael Nadal's adjustments to the speed of hard courts about to be tested
NEW YORK – For the rabid fans of Rafael Nadal, there was something delicious about his wiping the floor with Rogerio Dutra-Silva on Thursday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
It was a glorious 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 beatdown in which fans got to bathe in their man shine brighter than a supernova, unconcerned with the possibility of losing. Nadal so overmatched Dutra-Silva that a Grand Slam match became an exhibition.
For those wondering if the Nadal resurgence would translate into a US ...
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