Let’s tie at Christmas

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 22, 2010 13:04:21 December 22, 2010 13:04:21

This is for my cousin Cat. I miss her. Especially at Christmas as she’s in Toronto and Jacek and I alternate our holidays – one year here in Vancouver, one year back home. Cat loves Rafael Nadal. And here he is with Roger Federer today posing at a press conference in support of their respective charities.

Yesterday they played against each other in Zurich – Federer won and the proceeds were directed to the Roger Federer Foundation.

Today in Spain it was Rafa’s turn. He took it in 3 sets to benefit Fundacion Rafa Nadal. So we’re all friendly for Christmas.

It kills me how Rafa is standing. He’s always so shy, almost unsure. Tennis is such a lonely game. And I suppose that’s why he keeps getting in trouble for always looking at his coach for advice. Then of course somehow he finds a way to rip a backhand down the line and gut out a win. That’s the difference I suppose. Insecurity is definitely a quiver killer. But not when it’s overcome, and in such spectacular fashion. Rafa is ending the year as the world #1.

Stop yelling. I hear you.

I know. You’re either a Rafa or a Roger. I think I’ve been clear about this before – I’m a Rafa. Are we fighting?

This is Cat’s son Sasha who some of you often ask about. Check him out with Elmo. Don’t you want to be that happy?

Photos from Bauergriffinonline.com and G Tres/Splashnewsonline.com

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