Interviewed by Cadena Ser Toni Nadal addressed the ongoing rumours that Rafa was thinking about skipping playing singles in Rio, at the Olympics. 'We have started to practice with more intensity in order to be ready for the start [of the event].
The practice with Andy Murray was really the first tough practice with a top player and we are very happy that things went well,' said Toni, before continuing, 'There are doubts about [Rafa's] game and it's normal.
These are the usual doubts we've always had after any layoff. When he competes Rafa wants to do well. Obviously it won't be easy but I am always confident that things go well. If we are a little bit lucky with the draw and we can go step by step to the best level, things can go well.
I think there will be time to measure our chances and see how well Rafa responds to the toughness of the competition. By Saturday, in Rio we will start practicing with high-level players.' Here is Nadal practicing with Andy Murray:
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I'm so happy to see that :)) pic.twitter.com/IaWVr7DLQV — Ana C.
(@Anuskafande) 27 luglio 2016