'Rafael Nadal made 55 unforced errors and that made...', says top coach



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'Rafael Nadal made 55 unforced errors and that made...', says top coach

Tennis stadiums do not receive as many fans as soccer or other sports. However, the concise and closed environment due to limited capacity creates an atmosphere like no other. Just sitting on center court at the Wimbledon Championships and soaking up all the energy will give you goosebumps.

Considered one of the most prestigious sporting events in the world, the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club has 18 grass courts. And the most significant of all is the Center Court, where the outstanding matches are played, including the final.

Most tennis players dream of playing on the grass of Wimbledon's center court. Others, who may not be tennis professionals, hope to witness the sport from the stands. In particular, the center court of the Wimbledon Championships has 14,979 seats, with a maximum spectator capacity of 15,000.

In addition, it hosts the best matches of the day during the 13 days of the Championship. In 2008, the capacity was last updated with 1,200 additional seats. The center court even has a retractable roof, which pumps out 8 liters per second per person of fresh air for an added experience.

Comparatively, center court number 1 is a bit smaller; it has installed 12,345 seats. All other championship courts have a lower capacity for spectators. Overall, the All England Club has a maximum capacity of 42,000 fans at any one time.

Earlier this month Novak Djokovic became the first player to defeat Rafael Nadal twice at Roland Garros, after getting past the Spaniard in a thrilling four-set semifinal.

Toni believes the match is not as great as it has been made out to be

In that context, Rafael Nadal's uncle and former coach Toni Nadal recently revealed that Djokovic's impressive showing at Roland Garros has changed his mind about who he thinks is likely to end up with the most Slams.

"The truth is that before Roland Garros I saw Rafael (winning the most Grand Slams), now the subject has changed a bit," Toni told MARCA. "The next Wimbledon and US Open will define things a bit because I understand that each year it will be more difficult to win.

A loss at Roland Garros is always painful, especially if you have won 13 times," Toni Nadal said. "But it is not Rafael's first defeat. He has lost more difficult games in finals. It is normal that he is a little affected."

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal's semifinal encounter is widely regarded as one of the matches of the 2021 season so far. "I did not find it at a particularly high level," Toni said. "When you look at the last set, yes.

It is true that he won very good points, but Rafael failed more than normal. He made 55 unforced errors and that made it easier for Djokovic to play better."