Roger Federer praises Rafael Nadal for the achievements of 2019
Rafael Nadal had been playing a very good season since the Australian Open until the Davis Cup.
He could win two Grand Slam titles, two masters, ended the year as N.1, and closed it with Davis Cup win.
Although the injury the Spaniard did not give up and went straight to make more records.
for that, Roger Federer praised his rival and friend for achieving these big records.Roger Federer praises Rafael Nadal for 2019 performance Embed from Getty Images
The Swiss mentioned that nobody knew that Rafa Nadal would make it to the top ranking in 2019.
“He’s a good guy. He’s a great player. Nobody thought Rafa was going to be world No 1 again this year after being No 1 for the first time 11 years ago,”
“All the people were saying he is going to be injured, not make it, not going to be healthy, his game is too brutal.”
“But Rafa found a way and he’s had another incredible season with two Grand Slam wins this year.”
“He’s at 19 Grand Slams now. I really enjoyed sharing the court with him at Laver Cup twice.”Roger Federer praises Rafael Nadal for 2019 performance Embed from Getty Images
Moreover, Roger Federer revealed that He learned a lot from Rafa and He’s a champion.
“I learned a lot from him, he is a great champion, is great for the game and I’m happy we’ve had the matches and battles that we had,”
“particularly at Wimbledon, French Open, even in Australia.“
“We’ve had some massive matches and he’s going to go down as maybe the greatest players of all time, he’s that good of course.”