Spain's No. 4-ranked raging bull, on the sidelines since his desultory Wimbledon loss, is surely on the road to full recovery now. Witness Rafael Nadal's practice session clips with coach/uncle Toni Nadal posted to the 11-time Grand Slam champ's Facebook page today:
That second clip is especially noteworthy considering how, from childhood through his early pro days, Nadal basically spun in his serves as point-starters rather than weapons. By the by, the Rafa 2013 PR committee was kind enough to post some still images to Facebook from today's workout as well.
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—Jonathan Scott (@jonscott9)