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A recovering Nadal, a missing No. 1 and a historic chase

Rafael Nadal posted a photo on Instagram of himself in Rod Laver's blue arena in Melbourne. PHOTO: RAFAEL NADAL/INSTAGRAM
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Rafael Nadal posts a photo on Instagram of himself in Rod Laver's blue arena in Melbourne. Laver's hitting forearm was 30cm in circumference and, you wonder, just for fun, did these lefties ever compare? In the picture, Nadal is in a sleeveless shirt. What else? Same guy, just an older, hurting bull. But still got some snort in him.

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