Rafael Nadal: Indian Wells and Five Keys to Reclaiming His No. 1 Ranking

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Rafael Nadal: Indian Wells and Five Keys to Reclaiming His No. 1 Ranking
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Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal is currently ranked No. 2 on the ATP tour as he storms his way into Indian Wells, California for one of the most important tournaments of the year. Nadal is at the peak of his career and boasts a fearsome game and champion's heart.

So what's wrong?

Not much, actually. He has been a finalist in the last four Grand Slam events, a rare feat in modern tennis. Were it not for his rival Novak Djokovic, he likely could have added at least another Grand Slam trophy, if not two or three.

Nevertheless, Nadal will need to enhance his game to overcome Djokovic and an increasingly stronger field of tennis talent.

Here are five keys for Rafa's return to the top.

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