Rafael Nadal won his 2nd round match in Rogers Cup against Dan Evans in straight sets
The Spaniard won his first match with a score of 7-6 / 6-4 after a rain delay.
The job was not easy at all for Nadal, when Dan played a very good Tennis
but with the experience, Rafa Nadal could deal with him perfectly to reduce
his aggressive shots and strong hits from the baseline and quick moves.Rafa Nadal “It’s always tough to come back to hard courts” Embed from Getty Images
Rafael Nadal admitted that Evans is a very aggressive player and has a very good tactic
which helps him to play very good Tennis and win many matches
“Evas is an aggressive player, He’s able to read the game very well, and had good tactics”
the first set extended to the tiebreak, Rafa won it with 8 points to 6.
Rafa also revealed how tough it the first was for him, but He could take advantage
in the 2nd set when He broke in the early game.Rafa Nadal “It’s always tough to come back to hard courts” Embed from Getty Images
Talking about the hard courts, Nadal mentioned it’s always tough to play the first
match on hard courts because He plays long Clay season then He switches to Grass
after that, He came back to the hard-court, and that causes his mind to goes down,
“The mind always goes down a little bit because I have been playing a long clay-court season, then grass, so you didn’t relax.“
Rafael Nadal will face Pella in the 3rd round match today at 11:30 pm GMT