Rafael Nadal Quotes (84 quotes)
“If you are playing bad you are going to lose here, on clay, on ice, or on the beach.”
Preparing to play at the 2006 US Open 
“To be honest, I haven't felt at my best since this tournament began. I didn't feel good with the court or the balls. But those are excuses. You have to accept when you don't play well and somebody else does.”
After losing to James Blake at the US Open 
After changing his famous piratas trousers for a more traditional look at the Madrid Masters 
“It's impossible to explain what I felt in that moment, just very, very happy to win this title. For me, it is a dream to play in this tournament. But to win, I never imagined something like this.”
After beating five time champion Roger Federer in the 2008 Men's Wimbledon Final
When asked by a reporter why he spent so much time well behind the baseline against Fernando Verdasco in the Australian Open semifinals 2009 
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRafael Nadal
Born: June 3, 1986 (age 33)
Bio: Rafael Rafa Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player and a former World No. 1. As of 20 August 2012, he is ranked No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals.