After his straight-set win over Alex De Minaur at the Australian Open on Friday Rafael Nadal commented on the current situation of Spanish tennis. The world No. 2 believes there are not too many younger players in order to continue the amazing era that the country went through. 'It's true that we have been the country featuring most players in the third round but none of them is really young.
25 years ago when a Spaniard reached a Grand Slam quarter-final was big news, but nowadays it does not happen because of the many times we achieved it', said Nadal. He added: 'There is Jaume (Munar) if I am not wrong because the following one in terms of youngest players would be Pablo.
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