Conchita Martinez spoke about Kei Nishikori's strange 12-minute toilet break between the end of the second set and beginning of the third set in the bronze medal play-off against Rafael Nadal, at the Rio Games. 'It's incredible that Nishikori was so late, he was allowed to have a shower,' Conchita Martinez mentioned tweeting about that incident.
Speaking about the incident, Nadal mentioned, 'ATP Tour is handled better than the ITF Tour.
Me parece increíble lo que ha tardado Nishikori en volver del baño, le ha dado tiempo hasta de ducharse! — Conchita Martínez (@conchitamartinz) 14 agosto 2016
It's not the moment to speak about it, but when you comeback from 2-5 down with double break, you win the set and your opponent stays at the bathroom for 12 minutes, it's logical you are not okay with it. At the Rio Open, they did not allow me to change shorts.' Nadal was referring to the incident that occurred last year when Carlos Bernardes, gave him a warning for time violation that created many problems.
Meanwhile, Spain's acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy praised Rafa's attitude and said, 'He is an example for all the Spanish athletes and people. I want to congratulate him for the great attitude he had at the Olympics. He's the reason of pride for everyone.' Story by Mundo Deportivo
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