Rafa at a loss to describe origin of routines

by: Matt Cronin | August 18, 2013

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Rafael Nadal tries to explain his pre-service and return-of-serve routine where he touches his ears, nose, and shirt.

“I really don’t know [when it started],” Nadal told reporters in Cincinnati. “Probably the competition affects your routines, and when you are competing, you are doing more stupid things than usual. But I really don’t know when that started and when it’s going to stop.”

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