VIDEO: Rafael Nadal Takes a Breather at Indian Wells for a Game of Poker

Rafael Nadal

For any poker player, it's important to step away from the game from time to time in order to relax. Maybe a jog or hike will help you clear your mind, or even a game of tennis — Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Selbst has been known head to the court every now and then.

For tennis star Rafael Nadal, he does the opposite by taking a break from playing tennis in order to play some poker.

In this video, Nadal hits the felt with Selbst and Melanie Weisner to discuss the similarities between poker and tennis, how his serve isn't as strong as others on tour, and even throws in a nice bluff at the end to cap things off.

*Photo courtesy of PokerStars.

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