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Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss – Australian Open 2021

Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss - Australian Open 2021
Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss - Australian Open 2021
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Here is the press conference of Rafael Nadal after losing in the Q-Finals of AusOpen 2021

The 20 Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal did not make it to the S-Finals of the Australian Open as He failed against Stefanos Tsitsipas in an epic match.

The Spaniard went straight to the Press Conference room, and here is what all He said word by word:

Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss – Australian Open 2021

“Yeah, players can find excuses or causes or maybe this quarantine that we need to be more time in the room than usual, yes, maybe. But, I am not that kind of player that will find excuses or going to complain about what happened,”

“ I Just accept it. I never considered myself an unlucky person at all. and it does not matter about the injuries that I had. I think I am a very lucky person for all that happened in my career.”

“The only thing that I can do now is just to keep moving forward. I put myself in a position even with the challenges that I faced that I was in quarterfinals with two sets up, I was close to being in that semifinals. So yeah I lost the chance, yes, but life goes on. and as always I will fight to have chances in the future Well,” Rafael Nadal says.

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Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss – Australian Open 2021

Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss - Australian Open 2021
Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss – Australian Open 2021

Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss – Australian Open 2021

Rafael Nadal press conference after Australian Open 2021 Q-Finals

Moreover, Rafael Nadal did praise his opponent for playing a stunning match and He’s happy for him to reach the S-Finals as well.

“I played against one of the best players on the tour, it was clear that I should expect the best from him and to be ready for anything. 

“I think in the third set Stefanos already start to play much better Tennis that He started the match. Then in the fourth and fifth, I think he played a very, very high level of tennis. Well done,”

“Honestly, I was a Lil bit of everything, maybe? I did miss a couple of balls in the tie-break that I should have won, which I should not miss if I want to win. And that’s it. I think Stefanos played a great 4th and 5th set. I was there. I played a couple of bad games. Just well done for him.”

Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss – Australian Open 2021

“Losing a match in the Q-Finals of a big tournament means a lot to me, as the Australian Open is one of my favourite events on the tour without any doubts,”

“I tried my best in every shot. With the right attitude. No complaining at all in not one moment, even in the tougher moments. I think I stayed positive all time during the match, fighting. And was not enough. Sometimes it’s enough. Today was not enough.” 

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“ Actually, Just another story in my tennis career. That’s life. Next year gonna be another year.” Rafael Nadal closes Australian Open 2021 subject.

Rafael Nadal Emotional Interview after Tsitsipas Loss – Australian Open 2021

I lost the chance, yes, but life goes on.”

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