- Rafael Nadal struggling to be fit to compete at O2 in London (via Sky Sports)
“I am sad because I didn’t have the chance to compete, I was in a big process of antibiotics for a week-and-a-half and the body goes down, you need time to recover to get your top physical performance. I have had weeks of injury so it was not an easy season for me at the end, I have to do the surgery but I have to find the right moment. I need to see how things go and how my body accepts the antibiotics, so after all the things that have happened over the last few weeks – lets see. I will try to do my best (to be in London) but I cannot say, I do not know a hundred per cent.“
“Rafa está bien de momento, no tiene dolores“, afirmó Toni Nadal en declaraciones que reproduce el portal de la emisora de radio y televisión suiza SRF. “Rafa jugó sólo dos de estos torneos desde Wimbledon, necesita ritmo de juego. Con algo de suerte en el sorteo Rafa puede hacer aquí un buen torneo“, finiquitó el técnico. Nadal es el único español que ocupa plaza en el cuadro final de Basilea, donde por la parte baja del cuadro podría cruzarse con Ernests Gulbis, David Goffin o Milos Raonic. por la parte baja parten los dos principales favoritos e ídolos locales.
- Don’t expect a full season from Nadal predicts Cash (via sport360.com)
Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash believes Rafael Nadal will no longer be able to play a complete season of tennis for the rest of his career. … “Rafael Nadal, I don’t think will play a full season for the rest of his life. It’s just very, very tough. For certain players, it’s more emotional, it’s more physical,” Cash told Sport360º at the launch of the 2015 Mubadala World Tennis Championship, of which he is an ambassador.
- Murray Lends Acting Chops To SU2C Sketch (via The Slice)
Andy Murray and some famous friends (like Cesc Fabregas and Ed Sheeran) star in a sketch for Stand Up To Cancer on Channel 4 in the UK Friday evening.
Cesc Fabregas: “I said I was auditioning for the role of the best player of this generation… and that is Rafeal Nadal.”