Rafael Nadal advances to the third round after defeating Delbonis in straight sets
The World Number 1 played a great second round and could make it in straight sets with 6-3 / 7-6 / 6-1.
During his match, Rafael Nadal hit the ball boy, and in a very great gesture from him,
He kissed the girl to show how he feels sorry for her and the way she got hurt.
“For her probably was not a good moment, I was so scared for her, honestly. The ball was quick”
“and straight on the head. She’s a super brave girl. It [has] been one of the more scary moments I’ve had on the tennis court.”
Watch the post-match interview of Rafael Nadal after his win.Rafael Nadal Kisses a ball boy after emotional gesture
Moreover, Rafael Nadal expressed He can do better and has many things to show.
“I think I can do a lot of things better, but is not because of Delbonis, no? I can do things better because of myself.”
“Yeah; I need to play better. Especially I need to convert the break-points.“
“But that’s just something that happened today. We don’t need to put a lot of attention on this, no?”
“I am confident that I’m going to play better because every day in the third set I have been able to show a good level of tennis.”
“I need to do it before the next time.” Rafael Nadal said.Rafael Nadal Kisses a ball boy after emotional gesture Embed from Getty Images
Therefore, Rafael Nadal will face the world number 27 Pablo Carreno Busta next Saturday to take a place in the fourth round of the tournament.