The scary thing about Nadal? Every part of his game is improving
Three quick thoughts on the men's final at Wimbledon on Sunday:
Berdych's forehand is a force of nature, but when Nadal got his first service break, for a 4-3 lead in the first, he sprinted to his left to return that shot with a running, down-the-line forehand winner of his own. If Berdych hoped to stall the inevitable as the third set began, Nadal shot him down with one of those ridiculous cross-court backhand winners on the run.
That's a daunting prospect, and with eight major titles, Nadal suddenly has a legitimate place among the all-time greats: one more than