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.
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.
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.