WATCH: Rafael Nadal’s Pre-Tournament Interview – Indian Wells 2016

Rafael Nadal is happy to be back at the BNP Paribas Open, sharing his thoughts on the tournament and his season so far.

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  1. Good luck Rafa just keep getting through each round and you will win You are and will always remain the best tennis player ever and your fans will always stay with you whatever the outcome of your matches !!! We love to watch you play you are such an exciting player and you bring life on the courts and without you the tennis would be so boring !!!

  2. I love you Rafa like a son even though I only know you through tennis. YOU ARE MY FAVORITE player. Please make the semis this year. Have already booked to come next year. I know you don’t read these remarks but I really want to watch you practice and sign a ball for my Grandchild who adores you. Thank you in advance.

    • Desiree, you just need to go on the ATP website and put your time in to convert to Austrailan time, I live in Scotland and know they are usually 5 hours or so behind the UK time, hope this helps.

  3. Good luck Rafa, have a great year and the Number one Rafa come to the fore once again. Love and best wishes, you. Are my champion always.
    Gwen from Australia

  4. I am now living in California about a 2 hour drive away from where you are playing but cannot afford to come to see you as i am on fixed income but have watched you when I lived in Spain when my late husband introduced you to your fantastic ability!! Always love watching you and rooting for you but it would be so wonderful to see you in person, I will be 73 next week, would be a great birthday gift to watch you play in person. Ann Barnett

  5. We are all there for you Rafa, relax and enjoy playing and winning again, you can do it, you have all that it takes. Vamos

  6. Dear Rafa. So happy to see you back in our desert. Haven’t missed watching all of your matches in 12 years. So proud of you. Good luck and enjoy your time here with us. And best wishes for a champion season.

  7. Rafa good luck.this year is going to be better.your fans love you .🎾🇺🇸❤️👍🎾🇺🇸❤️👍

  8. OLA & VAMOS DEAR RAFA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) : ) Great pre tour interview! : ) Very nice!!!!! : ) : ) : ) : ) Have a great time playing Singles & Doubles ….. your instincts & speed are superb & hard court agrees with your game …. it will be FANTASTIC for you with your great momentum !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) : ) VAMOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) Enjoy each point & guarantee we will be following your matches LIVE from home. God bless you sweetheart ….. YOU ARE READY & BRILLIANT !!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) VAMOS & KUDOS to you & uncle TONI & the team & have a beautiful weekend!!!!!!!!!!!! : )

  9. just love you rafa, u r are so good
    just remember to find urself in bisecting position after u hit every shot

    as you said u deserve a little bit luck on important moments

    have good health and good wishes for ur 1 st match

    • Rafa , peaae play attacking aggressive tennis from the start . Set the tone . Perhaps servecand volley more often . I reallky want you to win Indian Wells ! Vamos Rafa !

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