Rafael Nadal Bags Wimbledon Title
At the start of the match, Nadal looked fidgety, jiggling his left leg and unable sit still on the court sidelines. After the prematch coin toss, he started warming up, prepping for one of the biggest events of his season: the Wimbledon final match.
As soon as the match ended, Nadal was able to do a somersault out of his joy for winning the 2010 Wimbledon men’s title, defeating Tomas Berdych, No. 12 seed. It can be said that it is with that endless energy as well as great strokes that enabled the Spanish Superman to defeat the Czech in a 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 match. The said victory marks Nadal’s second Wimbledon trophy as well as his eight overall Grand Slam title.
A year ago, Nadal had succumbed to injured knees, and despite being the 2008 Wimbledon Champion, Nadal had to watch the final match somewhere far from the tennis courts. He was then known as the fifth man in history who was not able to defend his title because he was sidelined by injury.
After his match against Berdych, Nadal said, “Now last year is past… I know what happened one year ago, and how difficult it was for me, how much I had to work to be back at my best level… That is something special for me.”
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