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Nadal considered golf after injury?

Rafael Nadal, from Spain, blows a kiss to

Rafael Nadal, from Spain, blows a kiss to the crowd after defeating Fernando Verdasco, from Spain, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (9) at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament. (Aug. 18, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

Can you imagine golf with Tiger Woods? Baseball without Derek Jeter? Football without Tom Brady?

That's what almost happened in the sport of tennis in 2005 when Rafael Nadal contemplated a move into professional golf after a career-threatening foot injury sidelined him.

The 10-time major champion revealed his almost life-changing ordeal in his autobiography “Rafa," which hits stores in the United States on Aug. 23.

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