Rafael Nadal's Five Greatest Tics and Routines (Video)

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Rafael Nadal's Five Greatest Tics and Routines (Video)
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Rafael Nadal is known as one of the best tennis players of all time.

The Spaniard has amassed 11 Grand Slam titles, of which seven are at Roland Garros, making the current World No. 3 the near undisputed GOAT on clay.

However, beyond his topspin-laced forehand and his incredible movement around the court, there is something else that makes Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal.

He has a list of superstitions, which he calls routines—many of them odd—that he does before or during all of his matches.

This slideshow is a rundown of Rafa's five greatest tics.


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