Rafa Nadal He wrote his name once again in tennis history, after an impeccable victory in the Roland Garros final against Novak Djokovic. With this title he has already added 13 Musketeers cups and reaches 20 Grand Slam of Roger Federer, what helps to understand his emotion on the podium in Paris while the anthem of Spain sounded.
Nadal could not hide his happiness after the game, when he assured that “it’s incredible. I’m happy and I value the 13 titles here, more than comparing if I catch Federer with 20 Grand Slam … hitting Federer with 20 does not represent as much as winning this championship for the thirteenth time that rit represents so much for me and my family… Playing here is a real inspiration. This city and field are unforgettable, “he said.
The Balearic Islands thanked “all the people who make this event possible” because “we face a great challenge and I appreciate that we can continue enjoying our sport in these difficult circumstances. “
Nadal did not forget “my family and my team”, to whom he dedicated a heartfelt message because “Without them I couldn’t have done it”. In addition, he took the opportunity to send the message that we are going through one of the most difficult moments. Good cheer and we will defeat the virus. “
The legendary tennis player also had words of affection towards Djokovic, to whom he said that “you have played a great tournament, I congratulate you on another great game and I wish him the best in the future. “
About the game, Nadal explained in Eurosport that he played “focused and with determination and the right tactic“and he recalled that” a month ago it seemed impossible to have this trophy with me “, since” conditions were not perfect and, although solutions have been found, It was the most complicated Roland Garros for me“.
Finally he regretted that the circumstances make that “somehow don’t be such a happy victory because we cannot celebrate the triumph in a normal way. “