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Rafa Nadal: "I couldn't see Djokovic, he was playing Parcheesi" | Roland Garros 2021

Rafael Nadal added his fourth victory at Roland Garros after beating emerging Jannik Sinner in a crazy match and appeared at the end to show his feelings about what happened. The manacorense, who unhinged his rival to beat him in three sets, complained that the organization turned on the artificial light in the Philippe Chatrier early and acknowledged that he had not followed Djokovic's meeting because he was "playing Parcheesi."

"I don't know why they were put up so early. They have been bothering me. I asked the referee and he told me that they played them on TV. Before we played until nine o'clock without the need to put on a light and there was also television, "said the Spaniard, referring to the turning on of lights that, in his view, was not necessary or benefited him against Sinner.

In the turn before Nadal played Djokovic, who would suffer the unspeakable to defeat Musetti. However, Nadal was on to other things at the time. " I was not able to see much of Djokovic's game because he was playing Parcheesi . I watched only from 4-4 of the second set until Musetti won the tie break.

Regarding his performance against Sinner, Nadal was positive. «I have started very well. Then I got too defensive. I was lucky to make the break when Sinner served 5-4 to take the set. " In rooms another old man known as Little Schwartzman awaits him. «We played the semifinals last year. In the quarterfinals of what is probably the best tournament in the world, you cannot expect an easy opponent ».

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