Capris Bad For Knees? Nadal To Miss Wimbledon

It has not been a good few months for Rafael Nadal. After his win over Roger Federer at Wimbledon a year ago that seemed to cement his status as the best tennis player in the world, everything has gone south. The Spaniard lost on clay to Federer in Madrid, then bowed out in the quarterfinals of the French Open, a tournament he’d never lost a match in. Ever. Something seemed wrong.

Nice pants Nadal
(Something other than his clothes, for once.)

After two exhibitions, both losing efforts, Nadal said “enoffo!” or whatever they say in Spain when they’ve had enough of something and withdrew from Wimbledon, making him just the second racketman to not defend his title in the last 35 years.  Read more…