Rafael Nadal, in a recent interview granted to Number Web greatly praised his illustrious rivals Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, talking about the merits on the court of the Swiss and the Serb. Nadal said how Federer and Djokovic are perfect players, began by talking about Novak Djokovic, a player he defines as without weaknesses for the completeness of his game on every surface.
Rafa explained: "Novak Djokovic is a perfect tennis player, without weaknesses,” said Nadal. Whether it's a clay-court, a grass-court or a hard.court, he's capable. And this year has been incredibly solid.
Even on days when things seem out of place, the energy of feeling that I will surely win compensates." Then he replied about Roger Federer, his first great opponent before Djokovic made his way between them: "Roger is also a perfect tennis playe.
The modernity of his style of play is exceptional. It is very difficult for his opponent to predict his game due to the variety of ways he can fight."
Rafael Nadal: "Roger Federer and Djokovic are perfect players"
The 35-year-old from Manacor also retraced his ride to the Roland Garros number 14, which was abruptly interrupted by Djokovic in the semifinals: "I think Novak was more efficient and intelligent than me in the decision phase of the game that day, and in my eyes he seemed physically fresher.
I wanted to win the tournament for as long as possible, but it was stopped. I have no regrets about it. I'm burning to make the French Open my tournament again next year. In mid-June, when I lost to Novak Djokovic in the semifinal of the French Open, I realized I was tired.
I decided to take a short break to recover. I am not 20 years old. It is important not to push yourself to the limit to avoid injuries." Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer could come back for the beginning of the Australian swing, which it will start at the beginning of 2022, especially for the Australian Open, schelude between the end of January and the beginning of February. Novak Djokovic could play the ATP Finals 2021 in Turin.