(Sports news – Tennis news) Rafael Nadal does not want to rest in the middle of the raging season of Covid-19. “Gaur” is actively practicing to determine what is lost from the hands of rival Novak Djokovic.
Winning the first title of this season at the ATP 500 Mexican Open
After winning the first title of this season at the tennis ATP 500 Mexican Open in Acapulco (Mexico), Rafael Nadal flew to the US and had his first training session at Indian Wells. Unfortunately, the first ATP Masters 1000 of the year here, scheduled for March 9-22, has been delayed. ATP has also decided not to host any tournaments for 6 weeks because the Covid-19 pandemic is spreading worldwide.
Rafael Nadal, after leaving Indian Wells, now flies back to his home town of Mallorca (Spain). However, unlike most other colleagues, the current No. 2 player in the world does not spend much time to rest or play, reunite with family in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic season when people are limited to go out.
Instead, Rafael Nadal stays at his home in Porto Cristo to work hard with his continuous lesson plan with his coaching staff for 15 days. “I’m at home practicing.” – Rafa shared honestly on Marca.
Unlike the WTA for female tennis players who will only return to play from May 2 with the Madrid Open (Spain), ATP will re-export from April 25 with two tournaments in Munich (Germany) and Estoril. (Portugal) in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic, is still very complicated.
On the current ATP rankings, after deducting the unprotected points because the Indian Wells Masters 2020 was canceled due to the Covid-19 epidemic, Novak Djokovic is still the world’s No. 1 male tennis player with 10,175 points, and Rafael Nadal is the second tennis player with 9,490 point
The focus of Rafael Nadal will still be the 2020 clay season, where he is determined to regain his dominance at important tournaments in Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros. However, protecting the huge score on the reddish-brown surface is still a huge pressure for Rafa in the context that he is raising the will to reclaim the world’s No. 1 lost to Novak Djokovic after the Serbian tennis player entered Australian Open 2020 enemy.
Earlier, earlier this year, Nole also sowed Rafael Nadal when he beat him 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) to make a great contribution to help Serbia to go against Spain in 2-1 final. to win the ATP Cup men’s tennis team cup.
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