Rafael Nadal won his first clay court match of the year at the Rio Open, defeating Daniel Gimeno-Traver. The match was also the 800th match of his career, and his 670th victory. Check out some videos.
Full match – Rafael Nadal vs. Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Rio Open R1:
Brief on-court interview:
Highlights from the match (HD):
thank you, thank you, thank you
great.. rafa move on…never give up
Always makes my day when Rafa wins! Many of those days yet to come.
So glad you won just hope it continues Vamooooooooooooooos , Rafa ,
Rafa es tan dedicado, educado y paciente. A nosotros Brasileños nos gusta muuucho tenerlo aquí.
Que siga disfrutando de ” la ciudad maravillosa” (Rio) mientras disfrutamos de su presencia, su sonrisa y sus victorias.
+Congratulations Rafa: Great start for clay ct. season soon to come. I hope that your back is 100% healed. It will be, I know. Stay healthy and passionate. Love you. Marylynn