Rafa Nadal won and passed to the next round of Roland Garros (quarter finals) and Djokovic will play against him. The problem is Spanish tennis player has some physical problems face to playing this qualifying round against Novak.
He talked about the match with the Serbian: “I hope to be as good as I can to train tomorrow. I have been a year without playing against Djokovic and it is a big challenge. He has won the last nine matches, is Rome champion and he will be with confidence“.
About is physical situation: “I know my situation and I accept it. What I am going to do is fight, I can not complain because I am in quarter finals. Half and two weeks ago , despite of I had hope, I did not know if I would be here and I am enjoying this quarter finals. Every game could be my last one at Roland Garros”
About day or night session: “The match against Djokovic could be the last one here for me and I know Roland Garros at day and I prefer play at daytime. I have passed a difficult moment with my foot and I do not know what will happen with my career. What I am trying to do is enjoy and keep watching the dream of play tennis and reach the last rounds of Roland Garros”
With these statements, Rafa Nadal is more less announced that his retirement is near. We do not know when but he is carrying with many problems on the physical aspect.
About who has more options to win, he said this: “On this occasion, next to the one of 2015, are the two times in which he is favourite to win. The other times I was me a little more or 50/50“.
Rafa was also on the Champions League final at Paris. “I went down of motorway and I arrived walking to the stadium. It has been one of the most incredible tittles because of the way to achieve it. Every match would be special, the comebacks, difficult moments, the Courtois saves. I did not see the celebration and I went back because I had to go soon”.