Interesting news about the future of Rafa Nadal


Rafael Nadal is between an eyebrow and an eyebrow to reach a competitive level in Roland Garros, therefore all your energy is now directed towards that goal. The only one grand slam on clay is and will be the main capital in the Spanish tennis player’s career and, therefore, prepares his body Paris This is the goal he is pursuing these days with his entire technical team.

Since his arrival in the French capital, the organization and the public have been very supportive of Nadal, who all know that the king of clay is preparing what he considers to be his last participation in Roland Garros, where he won 14 of his 22 titles and shows an amazing balance of 112 victories and only three defeats.

Because of this hope that it is his farewell season, Nadal receives great displays of love in all the tournaments in which he participates this year, although he himself prefers to avoid tributes because he feels like an active tennis player and doesn’t want to. anything to do with him disturbs your preparation.

However, a door to his future remains ajar. Rafa has indirectly said that he will put down his racket in 2024. He suspects it, but he does not want to put an exact date on his retirement because he wants to discover first what his body allows him to do and then what his mind is and motivational question to him.

In this context, the director of Rome Masters 1,000, Paolo Lorenzifueled this idea of ​​Nadal continuing beyond this season during an assessment he made of the Italian tournament in an interview with ‘Super Tennis’.

“Nadal did not say that this is his last presence here in Rome, I think there is a desire to return in 2025 in Monte Carlo and also here in 2025, although it depends on how the next tournaments go. Waiting us to see a Nadal better than the one in Madrid, we will see what happens in Paris,” Lorenzi said in an excerpt of the interview collected by ‘Breakpoint’.

Besides that idea launched by Paolo Lorenzi, there are other interesting developments about Rafa’s immediate future, they are undeniable: Nadal is on the list of participants published this Wednesday by the organization of Wimbledonthe third grand slam of the year and the only one on grass to play London from July 1 to 14.

As at Roland Garros, Rafa also used his protected ranking to register for Wimbledon, so he does not have to play in the qualifying phase or ask for an invitation, which he would have to do at his current ranking (276th) if he no mention of protected rank before his withdrawal due to long-term injury (9th).

The Spaniard has also entered Wimbledon with his protected ranking (18th). Pablo Carrenowho is in the final stages of recovery from his elbow injury.

The Murcian Carlos Alcaraz will defend the title won last year in ‘Cathedral’his second ‘big’ after the 2022 US Open making him the youngest world No. 1 in history at age 19.

Source: La Verdad


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