She says, 'They say African Americans have to be twice as good, especially women. I'm perfectly okay with having to be twice as good.'
Nadal is a player who has not only had more than his fair share of injuries, but has also carried his muscular, heavy frame across miles and miles of court over for close to 15 years as professional.
The term ‘strength in depth’ (not one I’m fond of in any case), is used only as a positive in the men’s game, only as a negative in referring to the women’s game. There is a qualitative blindness that follows the women’s game that is quite shameful and, possibly, quite unconscious.