To be fair, tennis is one of those sports where you can see the desparity between the top seeds and the rest of the field. Especially in the opening rounds of a tournament.
It’s not like we can see every week how much ridiculously better your average NFL squad is over, say, Alabama.
This entire point, from early on in Nadal’s clinical straight-sets administration of American Ryan Harrison, is lovely.
But do watch the slow-motion spin of Rafa’s overhead finisher, from somewhere out in College Point. Physics is fun.
Nadal is a perfect 16-0 on hard courts this year. And here’s the full point complete with announcer awe…