The Spanish was forceful in front of the questions of the journalists

Those who really know Rafael Nadal they know that he tennis player He has always been characterized as a very calm person, but in the last interview, the Spaniard lost his patience when asked about Carlos Alcaraz. His response has surprised many journalists and his followers.

After having a good debut in the ATP Masters 1000 Rome 2022, the winner of 21 Grand Slams valued his feelings on the way to Roland Garros 2022, his top priority right now. It is very interesting to see the work ethic of a player who wants to continue enjoying the competition.

Rafael Nadal in Acapulco
Rafa Nadal does not want Alcaraz to be compared to him

Being the best every day is one of the objectives of the Balearic tennis player

The Spaniard surprised everyone by going to training immediately after finishing his match, something he explained very clearly. “Since I came back I have already said on several occasions that I am in a hurry to find the best possible sensations, those that I have lost as a result of the injury”.

“Right now I don’t think much about the rival I face, but about improving every day. I have a good opportunity for it tomorrow, I know that he is a great player who is going to demand a lot from me, as happened last year, where it was almost a miracle that he beat him”, commented the Spaniard.

Nadal has asked the media not to compare him with Alcaraz anymore

There was a tense moment when a journalist questioned Nadal about whether the current version of Alcaraz is better than the 19-year-old Nadal. “I don’t know, I forgot what I was like, but I can’t be talking every day about who is going to be better or who is stronger.”

“The only thing we can do is enjoy his career, stop comparing him to me. If he can win 25 Grand Slams it will be great for him and for our country, but let him enjoy himself. I was able to manage my career as I wanted, it is time to let him do it too, “he said.


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