Nadal: The late Hour? You Have to Accept it

Nadal The late hour You have to accept it
Rafael Nadal is already thinking about the semifinals


Spaniard Rafael Nadal avoided complaining about the late hour  he had to face his  Roland Garros quarter-final match against Italian Jannik Sinner and assured that "we have to accept it."

"I have not played angry, it would be a bad start and more in the Roland Garros quarterfinals.  I have accepted the conditions, there have been several circumstances, I know it is not ideal, but especially because of the temperature. But in a tournament of two weeks, things happen and you have to try to adapt, "said the Spaniard, after beating the Italian 7-6 (4), 6-4 and 6-1.

Nadal considered that it was too cold and that in a sport like a tennis, where there are many stops, it can be dangerous for organisms.

Despite this, Nadal claimed to have  "won a difficult game against a great rival."

"It is my second tournament in six months and being in the semi-finals at Roland Garros is good news.  I am still prepared to do my best," he said.

"So far I have done things well since I arrived,  which is to try to find the right path to have options to get a good result. The good result is done, but I think the most difficult thing remains," he said.

Nadal acknowledged that he lacks  "somethings" in his tennis, but that the third set of today's match marks "the way forward."

"I have finished at a positive level, if I can play like the last games, my options will be there, if not, it will be more complicated," he acknowledged.

It already maps its rival

On his next rival, the Argentine  Diego Schwartzman, Nadal assured that it will be "difficult".

"I am going to do my best, play aggressively,  and try to do some different things than what I did in Rome. I am with the enthusiasm and motivation and attitude to do it, from tomorrow I will start preparing. I hope to be prepared for it. give the level, "he commented.

The Argentine defeated him in his last duel, in the last tournament in Rome.

"The most recent thing is that of Rome, he starts with a slight advantage. But we are indeed in a special tournament for me. The conditions are more favorable for his style of play, but I have to find my way to hurt him and have options to win. In the semifinals it is always a difficult match, I accept the challenge with the utmost enthusiasm, "he said.


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