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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He's still playing Tennis
Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He's still playing Tennis
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When Rafael Nadal will retire from Tennis and why He is still playing Tennis so far.

The former world number 1 Rafael Nadal is having a very successful career that every tennis and sports fan praises, and this came even from top Tennis players including Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic…

Rafael Nadal’s age is 34, and He is turning 35 next June. for that, journalists, Tennis fans started asking some questions about Rafael Nadal’s career and retirement and more things.

And Rafael Nadal is not alone, Roger Federer had been suffering from this question since 2012 and the question is: when Roger Federer will retire? …

For that, We will go step by step in this article to answer all of these important questions that lead Tennis fans and especially Rafael Nadal fans to wonder:

  • What does Rafael Nadal say about retirement?
  • What is the reason that pushes Rafael Nadal to retire from Tennis?
  • What is Rafael Nadal’s motivation to keep playing Tennis?
  • What Rafael Nadal will do after retirement?

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He's still playing Tennis
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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

What does Rafael Nadal say about retirement?

First of all, All Tennis fans know how much Rafael Nadal struggled with injuries throughout his Career and how many titles He missed just because of the tough injuries He had in his Tennis career.

For that, Rafael Nadal linked his retirement from Tennis with injuries and reveals If injuries are going far away of him He has no reason to retire in anytime soon.

“I believe that, if the injuries respect me, I do not see, at the moment, a reason why not to continue playing Tennis as the physical subject is very important when it comes to assessing whether or not you can continue to be competitive, If a player has pain every day, training and competition becomes continuous suffering,”

“If a player has pain every day, training and competition becomes continuous suffering, it is evident that it will have to be considered. But how about if he stopped winning? Would that push Nadal into retirement rather than accepting a decline in his powers?”

But what Rafael Nadal if was unable to win matches in the future, will that push him to retire?

“Winning and losing is a part of the game, but Winning is an important part of the sport, it is part of its essence, but I would not talk so much about the need to win, which exists, of course, I would talk about being competitive. If you have the feeling that you can win and enjoy trying, winning, losing, it is part of the sport.

“Honestly, Winning is a positive energy that pushes and helps you keep going, There may be people who give up when they stop winning;” Rafael Nadal answers about If he stopped winning matches.

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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He's still playing Tennis
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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

What is the reason that pushes Rafael Nadal to retire from Tennis?

As mentioned in the previous section, Rafael Nadal has been the most unlucky player in so many Tennis events, and as you can see in the picture above, Rafael Nadal had the same situation so many times in his career which is considered frustrating and tough to deal with.

We can wonder and say: How Rafael Nadal is playing Tennis after all of these injuires, The answer came from the Spaniard legend himself and He explained how He could do that and play untill the year of 2021 with all of this injuries.

“ To be honest, when you suffer with injuries you get experience with how to deal with it. and yeah I have the experience of injuries that I have had in the past, so in some ways I know how to come back. I can’t tell you if I will be able to play longer or not and we will never know.”

“but the most important things is I know how to deal with injuries in order to come back strongr than before,” Rafael Nadal admitted.

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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He's still playing Tennis
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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

What is Rafael Nadal’s motivation to keep playing Tennis?

Now We come to the most interesting question about Rafael Nadal, and if you look about Rafael Nadal news and interviews, you always find Rafael Nadal is motivated and excited to play the next tournament, the next match, the next set, and the next point.

That’s what We call motivation, but from where Rafael Nadal gets this energy to stay focus and motivated for the win.

Well, Rafael Nadal believes his motivation came from the good preparation with his body and Tennis tactics, and for the goals He set with his team in every tournament.

“My motivation is putting attention and try to hold my body in good shape. That’s it. I just work hard on my body fitness and preparations. as the body is ready to compete you will be able to focus and play the tennis you want.”

But due to the Covid-19, Rafael Nadal’s motivation becomes another thing which is to care about the global situation of Corona virus.

“The motivation today is to be safe from The pandemic of Covid-19. It’s a tough period of time. Just come back to the not normal life yet, but coming back to this normal situation. Happy to be able to stay some moments with friends, some moments with the family. That’s the main thing for me today.”

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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He's still playing Tennis
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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

What Rafael Nadal will do after retirement?

Moreover, Rafael Nadal reveals his vision about retirement after He will have a free time in his life.

The main goal for Rafael Nadal is to build a family with kids, Also, to grow his foundation to help people with food, education, and sports…

“After retirement, I will dedicate myself to the children. Our Foundation helps children who are at risk of social exclusion: it provides food, education, sports.”

Then we have the ‘Màs que tenis’ project, twenty schools in Spain for children with disabilities. And we work in India, to teach children English and computer science.” Rafael concluded.

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

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Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Rafael Nadal talks about retirement and why He’s still playing Tennis

Conclusion:

Rafael Nadal is a player that competed against all of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic for a long time rivalry, and yet is still fighting against Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev, and Stefanos Tsitspas. and even He defeats them in Roland Garros, Wimbledon, and the US Open, also in the ATP Tennis tournaments with a very good performance.

The Rafael Nadal name will be in Tennis history with all that He gave to Tennis as a foundation and to the fans. for that, All Tennis fans must be happy that They’re still watching him play Tennis.

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