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MADRID, July 21 – Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal, who resumed training on Monday after being sidelines with tendinitis in both his knees for nearly two months, says the rest of the season would be "difficult" for him.RAFA_NADAL"Even if I return at 100 percent, you have to be realistic, the rest of the season is going to be difficult because after stopping for one month, almost two, you lose the rhythm of the competition," the 23-year-old told Spanish media in Mallorca.

"I have still one advantage over (Roger) Federer in that I am only 23 years old," added Nadal, who lost his French Open and Wimbledon titles, as well as his world number one spot, in a summer of injury misery.

Switzerland’s Federer, 27, won both the French Open and Wimbledon and regained the number one ranking held by Nadal during the Spaniard’s absence.

Nadal has not played since being upset by Robin Soderling in the fourth round at the French Open in May. It was his first defeat at Roland Garros where he had been the four-time champion.

The injury forced him to pull out of Wimbledon two days before it started.

Nadal intends to return to return to competitive play at the Montreal Masters, where he is the defending champion, which gets underway on August 8.

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  1. John Macharia

    November 12, 2012 at 11:43 am

    Which candidate would win the election if only direct tax payers ( exclude vat and fuel levy) were allowed to vote, would it be your candidate and if no why?

  2. Sheila Nyokabi

    November 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    Usual Ngunjiri nonsence

    • Victor Oluoch

      November 13, 2012 at 8:06 am

      And if it’s nonsense please write us that which is not nonsense so that we can read and hear you out

  3. joshua

    November 13, 2012 at 1:32 am

    wambugu just wtite nonsense

    • Victor Oluoch

      November 13, 2012 at 8:05 am

      You have no right of insulting Wambugu if you don’t agree with him do it honorably

  4. Victor Oluoch

    November 13, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Wambugu is right as long as the middle class remains quiet and divided along tribal lines Kenya cannot go anywhere

  5. Nura

    November 16, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    Your comment was Ok but for the last sentence. White Americans still overwhelmingly voted for their man, Romney. The money class also wanted Romney.

  6. Mkenya

    November 17, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Social change can only come from the middle class in a society as you point out. The poor in Kenya will always be poor, the rich will always be rich. It is only the middle class who can move to being poor or rich, therefore the political and economical state of the country will usually only affect this class of people only. But we see is they are too busy taking care of there mitumba cars, ignored because they are always taxed highly on there basics. Interestingly even within walala heri, there is a well developed social apartheid system…those who live in eastlands and others in westlands.

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