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Rafa Nadal: "A few months ago I didn't know if I would play tennis again and now I'm like this"

Rafa Nadal spoke at the foot of the court after winning his 21st Grand Slam and establishing himself as the best tennis player in history. The Spaniard beat Medvedev in an epic battle in which he had to come from behind after the world number 2 went up two sets.

epic match

"Congratulations, Daniel. You are an incredible champion, I am sure you will win this trophy more than once in the future. I want to congratulate you. It has been one of the most exciting games of my life and it has been an honor to share it with you. For that also thank you Daniil ».

From injury to title

“For me it is incredible. A month and a half ago I didn't know if I would be able to play tennis again and now to see myself in front of you with the trophy is incredible. Thanks for the support. It is one of the most exciting moments of my career. I will remember it for the rest of my life."


"A month and a half ago I didn't know if I could play more Australian Open and now I'm full of energy to keep going."

thanks to the family

“I want to thank my team and my family who know how difficult the last year and a half has been. I also want to thank the fans, the organization and all the workers of the Australian Open and the sponsors»

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