Thursday, 17 July 2008

The Last Word, by Joseph Wilson: New hights

From winner of Wimbledon to bearer of Armageddon, Rafael Nadal has
without a doubt reached the peak of tennis fame and, rather
unexpectedly, now gone far beyond its wordly reaches. While any soul
who has opened a paper or turned on a television this week knows that
the Mallorcan master of the racket recently won the globe's most
famous tennis event, I imagine very few of you happen to also be aware
that an asteroid was named after Nadal in honour of his achievement
and spectacular, albeit very young, career. (Full story in printed