On Tuesday (22 Aug) evening in New York City after appearances at the Masters 1000 in Montreal and Cincinnati and just days ahead of the U.S. Open, the world’s number-one ranked tennis star and Dekton spokesperson Rafael Nadal made an appearance at an exclusive cocktail event at the Cosentino Manhattan City Center to help unveil a new collection, the Dekton® Industrial Series..
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Rafa on being back at №1: "I consider it as a reward for having kept the motivation, the passion for what I've done for so many years & also for the fact that both my team and I have gone on believing in what we were doing.I'm thankful to all the people who help me and have helped me"
Rafa on the coming USO: "Historically, it's a tournament where I've performed quite well. There's still one week ahead to train and get ready. I'm on it. Dynamics of the season is positive. It's the last major and hope to be ready to compete well. My chances? We'll see when it starts"
From narrator words:Rafa said USO's a tournament on a surface where every opponent can be dangerous, but prefers to focus on his preparation
On being acknowledged as "The humble champion", Rafa said being humble isn't a basic trait to triumph in life, but it helps to be happier
Translated by Genny SS