Tennis

At home with Rafael Nadal

Published 1403 GMT (2203 HKT) August 17, 2012
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CNN's Open Court show visited Rafael Nadal at his home island of Mallorca, where he was interviewed by Pedro Pinto.
Pinto also talked to Nadal's uncle Toni, who has coached the Spaniard since he was a young boy.
Despite his global appeal, Nadal says he's still trying to lose his shy side in front of the cameras.
Unlike many sports stars, Nadal has stayed close to his roots and not uprooted to more glamorous locales after becoming successful.
The tranquility of Mallorca is just one of the reasons that Rafa has stayed on the island, according to his uncle.
Toni Nadal is confident Rafa will bounce back after missing the Olympics and U.S. Open due to his ongoing knee problems.