HomeTENNISRafael Nadal on French Open semifinal loss vs Novak Djokovic: “Today was not my day”
Rafael Nadal on French Open semifinal loss vs Novak Djokovic: “Today was not my day”
June 11, 2021
Rafael Nadal was all class after his gorgeous loss within the French Open semifinals:
‘That’s sport, you understand. Typically you win, typically you lose. I attempted to present my greatest. In all probability was not my greatest day on the market. Even when I fought, that I put in a whole lot of effort, I imply, the place on the pictures haven’t been that efficient tonight. In opposition to a participant like him that takes the ball early, you aren’t capable of take him out of his positions, then may be very troublesome, no?
‘Even like this, I had the massive likelihood with set level, 6-5, second serve. That’s it. Something might occur in that second. Then I make a double-fault, simple volley within the tiebreak. Nevertheless it’s true which were loopy factors on the market. The fatigue is there, too, no?
‘These form of errors can occur. However if you wish to win, you possibly can’t make these errors. In order that’s it. Properly accomplished to him. Have been a superb battle on the market. I attempt my greatest, and at present was not my day.’
‘Have been superb, the help, no? I can’t thank sufficient the emotions. I’ve been tremendous drained some moments, however the crowd gave me some power to maintain going, no?
‘Yeah, it’s tremendous emotional for me to really feel the love of the individuals in an important place of my tennis profession, undoubtedly. So thanks quite a bit to them.’