Both men’s semifinals will be played on Friday this year so luckily Rafael Nadal will have plenty of time to rest and recover from yet another thriller in Melbourne.
I was just trying to survive in some way – just win my serves and hope for a miracle on the return. It was a very emotional match, very tough physically and mentally because I thought I was playing well, but then I had my chances at the start of the third, but then I started to feel a little tired and my stomach was closing, so I couldn’t breathe properly. However, even though I wasn’t feeling well, I was there mentally the entire time fighting.
Perhaps a day off tomorrow and then a good practice the next day. I’m just going to enjoy the fact that I didn’t know if I’d be able to return to the tour a month and a half ago, and now I’m in the semifinals of the first grand slam season. It’s just amazing for me to be where I am. I only have two daysRafa Nadal