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Resistance not retirement is Nadal’s only business in Melbourne

Rafael Nadal's quest to find a high level again in time for the Australian Open is fascinating. PHOTO: AFP
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Rafael Nadal uses the F-word pretty often in public. “I fighted,” he says. Yes, we know, senor. He also swears and sweats by the S-word. Suffer, of course. He’s pretty keen on the P-word. Positive. He’ll talk forever about the L-word. Levels.

Just, please, stay away from the R-word.

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