During a recent interview, Carla Suarez Navarro talked about her countryman Rafael Nadal, this year's two Slams winner. According to the former Spanish star, Nadal's career is winding down. Suarez Navarro told: "Rafael Nadal wants to continue playing at the highest level, but it is clear that his career is winding down.
Time passes for everyone and his body has been put to the test. Physically it is no longer what it used to be. , even if his mental strength continues to surprise us." Carla also spoke of Roger Federer: "Every sports fan loves Federer.
This is his main legacy. It is difficult to say whether or not he is the greatest ever, there is no objective answer to this question. What is undeniable is that Roger has changed tennis and sport. Anyone who approaches a sport, whatever it is, dreams of having the elegance and style of Federer.
He seemed to make no effort on the court. We all want to be like him." Carla Suarez Navarro, on the other hand, said goodbye to tennis after fighting and winning against cancer.
Nadal's super season
Rafael Nadal's 2022 was full of successes.
The Spanish champion played an incredible first part of the season, winning the Australian Open and Roland Garros despite the persistent pain in his foot. The former world number 1 won the first 20 games played this year, proving once again that he is a living legend.
The 36-year-old from Manacor was on the hunt for his third Wimbledon title, but a tear in his abs prevented him from playing the semi-final against Nick Kyrgios. That setback also affected his approach to the US Open, where he hoped to take advantage of Novak Djokovic's absence.
The Iberian arrived in New York far from the best condition and left the stage already in the second round at the hands of Frances Tiafoe. After becoming the father of little Rafael, the Majorcan is expected to play the Masters 1000 in Paris-Bercy and the ATP Finals in the latter part of the season.
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