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2017 Shanghai Masters FINAL Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer  4/6 3/6

Q. You said at the start of the week that Roger in these conditions would be a significant challenge. How do you assess tonight's final?
RAFAEL NADAL: Yeah, of course, have been a very difficult match for me. He played very fast and he played well. I don't know how many unforced errors he make, but I don't remember. He played so well, I think. ... Read more »

Views: 1348 | Added by: tanika | Date: 15.10.2017 | Comments (0)


Rafael Nadal: "Federer and I have been an example"

For Rafael Nadal, 2017 has been a great year, as he is world number one again and has won six ti ... Read more »

Views: 138 | Added by: tanika | Date: 14.10.2017 | Comments (0)


2017 Shanghai Masters SF Rafael Nadal bt. Marin Cilic  7/5 7/6(3)

Next opponent - Roger Federer

Q. How satisfying is it to get through a match like that? Can you take us through that?
RAFAEL NADAL: Yeah, good, no? Very happy. Of course I played I think a ... Read more »

Views: 639 | Added by: tanika | Date: 14.10.2017 | Comments (0)


2017 Shanghai Masters QF Rafael Nadal bt. Grigor Dimitrov  6/4 6/7(4) 6/3

Next opponent - Marin Ciliс

Q. That was really a tough match. We all know the weather is much cooler than yesterday, so how did you feel on court? Did it actually affect the match?
RAFAEL NADAL: Well, thank you very much. Yeah, very happy with that victory, no? Was a very tough match. I think both of us, we played at a very high level of tennis. The conditions, of course, have been different today than the two previous matches. ... Read more »

Views: 905 | Added by: tanika | Date: 13.10.2017 | Comments (0)


2017 Shanghai Masters R3 Rafael Nadal bt. Fabio Fognini  6/3 6/1

Next opponent - Grigor Dimitrov

Q. Before the US Open, you haven't won a title on hard court for more than three years. Now 14 wins in a row with two big titles. What's your analysis for this big turnaround?
RAFAEL NADAL: I answered this question a couple of times, and is true I didn't win a title, but of course two reasons. First reason, because in 2015 I had a bad year. That's the first reason. I didn't play enough well. 2014 I get injured second part of the year. 2016 I get injured the second part of the year, so I didn't play much ... Read more »

Views: 1196 | Added by: tanika | Date: 12.10.2017 | Comments (0)


2017 Shanghai Masters R2 Rafael Nadal bt. Jared Donaldson  6/2 6/1

Next opponent - Fabio Fognini

Q. Would you be able to explain the differences or how hard it is for players to win a title like you did on Sunday and come here and back it up? Is it a difficult challenge, and how do you overcome that?
RAFAEL NADAL: Well, it is better to be here with a title than without, of course. But of course there is a couple of things that makes a little bit difficult the transition. That's what I say the other day. Just balls different and the court always is different, no? ... Read more »

Views: 780 | Added by: tanika | Date: 11.10.2017 | Comments (0)


SHANGHAI (AFP): World number one Rafael Nadal said on Tuesday he savours each victory more than ever after returning to peak form this year following a succession of injuries.
The 31-year-old Spaniard won his sixth title of the year on Sunday in Beijing, fresh from lifting his third US Open title. ... Read more »

Views: 768 | Added by: tanika | Date: 10.10.2017 | Comments (0)