The 26-year-old Mallorcan moved to joint second (with Thomas Muster) in the Open Era with 40 clay-court titles. Nadal, who is 40-6 overall in clay finals, now only trails fellow left-hander Guillermo Vilas (46).
- Rafa Nadal continues dream comeback – via stuff.co.nz
“You know, I’m here and next week I will be in Rome and I will be thinking about Rome. I won’t be thinking Roland Garros. When it comes we will think about Roland Garros, which is a pretty important tournament, of course, but it’s not the only one in the world. If you told me four months ago all this would have happened and I wasn’t going to do well in Roland Garros I would tell you, yes, I will sign that with my eyes closed.”
- Interview with the champion – via madrid-open.com
After winning his third Mutua Madrid Open on Sunday, the Spanish player spoke to the tournament’s official media in an exclusive interview about a magnificent week at the Caja Mágica.
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