Toni Nadal was officially named the new WTA Mallorca tournament director. In a press conference call on Tuesday, Rafa's uncle and coach said he will try his to best for this new job that for him 'is like a challenge. 'I take it with the maximum responsibility because Mallorca is like my home.' He also spoke about the difficult Rafa's season, characterized by a wrist injury since Roland Garros.
It influenced him in the rankings as well, as he is now ninth. 'It was caused by the bad luck,' Toni admitted. 'We have not been playing for much time and it affected us much. Now a new season starts and we have to earn points straightaway.
Rafael's ultimate goal is to win a Grand Slam title.' He also spoke about Murray and Djokovic: 'Andy had an unbelievable last part of the year, while we noticed the pressure that Novak went through. Both players played very well and hopefully we will be with them.
We will see.' Toni finally added that Rafa could try to play doubles draw at the Spanish Championship, where also Carreno Busta and Bautista Agut will play, in his academy from 12 to 18 December. ALSO READ: Davis Cup - Conchita Martinez: 'I'm confident that Nadal will play against Croatia'