What is behind Rafael Nadal’s poor form since Roland Garros 2014?

An interesting take from Iain


Just like all good mysteries they need solving. However the question is what is behind Rafael Nadal’s inconsistent form since winning Roland Garros back in 2014? Since winning his 14th Grand Slam the former world number one has struggled but why is that?

Is the forehand still feared?

Well on its day there is nothing like it however the forehand of Nadal over this last year or more seems to lack the same killer instinct over a period of a match.


Nadal will hit winners off it including some great ones especially up the line as shown above but will also end up hitting a number of loose errors. With his form so inconsistent what was the best shot in tennis is no longer the best.

Defeats and Variety

If you look at the list of the players Nadal has lost to over the last year the majority of…

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