Former world quantity 5 Tommy Robredo has given an in depth interview to Spanish information company EFE and unsurprisingly he was requested for his opinion on the comparability between Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal.
Alcaraz, 18, is already a double ATP champion and is world quantity 16. Some consider Alcaraz may comply with in Nadal’s footsteps and win a Grand Slam as a youngster. “I don’t know if he will be number one, number two, number seven, but he shows he has something more.
What we can do is not say he’s the new Rafa Nadal, but the new Alcaraz, and then I think he’ll live up to expectations,” Robredo instructed EFE, in keeping with We Love Tennis.
Robredo, 39, has introduced that he’ll play his final match in Barcelona. Robredo gained his solely Barcelona title in 2004, after defeating Gastón Gaudio in the closing. “I knew I was going to retire for a while but I wanted my friends and family to be there on my retirement day.
Now it will be time to dedicate myself to my family, especially my daughter. So far I haven’t had anything more satisfying than tennis, but now I’ve found it.”
Ash Barty praises Rafa Nadal
After asserting her retirement from tennis at the age of 25 citing a scarcity of bodily and emotional ‘dynamism’, Ashleigh Barty appeared surprised by Rafael Nadal’s love and dedication for the sport.
Almost a decade older than Barty, the Mallorcan remains to be in prime type at the age of 35. “Rafael Nadal is thought of as someone whose longevity in sport is undeniable.
He’s been extraordinary for the sport of tennis,” Barty stated. “For me as a fan to see him do this for such a long time has been a pleasure.”
While she admitted she was going to overlook tennis, the 25-year-old was certain she would have the ability to discover that very same thrill in different components of her life. “I like competition [aussi].
That’s what has driven me the most in my career, that one-on-one competition and the thrill of the fight. I know I will miss it 100%. But I could feel the adrenaline in another way.
Those means will remain to be seen,” Barty stated. “I know I’ve been blessed with a lot of amazing moments on the court, where that competitive nature took over and really blossomed at times. It’s been an incredible career.”