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Rafael Nadal full interview after R1 win – Australian Open 2022

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Rafael Nadal defeats Giron in straight sets in the 1st round of Australian Open

The Spaniard Rafael Nadal starts his road to the title with a first win over Marcos Giron in straight sets with a score of 6-1 / 6-4 / 6-2.

Rafael Nadal expressed that He was playing with energy and He’s happy with He achieved in the last week and the first round as well.

Rafael Nadal full interview after R1 win – Australian Open 2022

“Last week had been important for me. I played three matches, I won three matches. I won a title, it’s always beautiful,” 

“And I think I am doing better and better. You never know what’s going on,”

“But I’m happy if you tell me I’m gonna be in this position one month ago, of course without a doubt I would sign the paper (smiling).

“At the beginning (of a comeback), things are going to be difficult, of course, you will not have the best feelings sometimes on the court. 

“But staying positive, playing with the right energy, and of course being on the tour practicing with the guys, and winning matches, for sure helps.”

Rafael Nadal defeats Giron in straight sets in the 1st round of Australian Open

Rafael Nadal full interview after R1 win - Australian Open 2022
Rafael Nadal full interview after R1 win – Australian Open 2022

Rafael Nadal talks about the R2 of Australian Open 2022

The world number 6 could face one of Kokkinakis or Hanfmann in the second round of the Australian Open and here is what Rafael Nadal said about it:

“He always has been a fantastic player. I think he’s been very unlucky with a lot of injuries. I am really happy to see him back at a very high level”

“and probably playing better than ever, so if that (match) happens, it’s going to be a big challenge for me,”

“But that’s why I’m here, to face the best players. And Thanasi, with his amazing start of the year, with semifinals and title (in back-to-back Adelaide tournaments) … it’s gonna be a big test.

“I hope to be ready for it, and just enjoy playing here one more time.” Rafael Nadal said

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Rafael Nadal full interview after R1 win – Australian Open 2022