‘No excuse for failing to serve out for match against Daniil Medvedev’, says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal, the 20 time Grand Slam Champion was not interested for finding any reason for failing to serve out of the match against Daniil Medvedev.

The 20 time Grand Slam Champion Rafael Nadal was not interested to find any reason for failing to serve out of the match against Daniil Medvedev at Nitto ATP finals. Rafael Nadal wanted to raise his maiden Nitto ATP finals title at the age of 34, but was already up before Daniil Medvedev created a impressive return to win 3-6 7-6 (4) 6-3 in thei semifinal match.

” I don’t know. I think I achieved enough to not find an excuse about the pressure,” Rafael Nadal said after the match.


“I know I won enough matches and enough tournaments in an even more difficult situation than this one and even in more important matches than tonight. So I don’t feel that way. “I feel I played a bad game. Of course you are nervous to win the match.

But not me. Everybody. Is normal to have the tension. I think he played some good points and I make a couple of mistakes. “And that’s it, and then he played a good tiebreak. Yeah. And I played, I should be winning my serve in the third, the one that I lost.

I had easy volley to close the game. “Small details makes a big difference. Just well done for him and not enough good for me,” he further added.

Rafael Nadal this season claimed one Grand Slam title as he made his way to Roland Garros to hold a record of 13th French opener title and equal Roger Federer’s all-time Grand Slam of 20 Majors captured.

“My goal is always the same: to go to every tournament and to give myself a chance to compete well and to try to win it.

“That’s the goal of every year. My motivation has been always the same. Next year gonna be an important year. I hope to be ready to fight for the things that I want to fight. I’m going to work hard during the off-season to be ready for the beginning”, he further said.

Rafael Nadal after an exit from Nitto ATP finals will take some time off and then start his training for the next season.