Tennis fans learned two things about Rafael Nadal. He doesn’t like sleep or math.
On-court interviewer Jim Courier asked Rafa if he had done anything special to recover between the two rounds.
“Sleep?” Rafa replied, prompting Courier to ask if he normally doesn’t sleep between matches. “Seriously, I don’t like to sleep a lot. I feel that when I am sleeping that I am losing time.”
Courier also tried to get Rafa to quantify how he feels, asking him on a scale of 0 to 100 percent how does he feel physically? He waited as Rafa gave a long response that didn’t answer the questions. He pressed him again.
“I want a number,” Courier said. The crowd laughed, and Rafa did, too. “I was never very good at mathematics,” Rafa said.