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This is what Rafael Nadal said about Facing Tiafoe

This is what Rafael Nadal said about Facing Tiafoe
This is what Rafael Nadal said about Facing Tiafoe
Written by Tennis Shot

Rafael Nadal says it’ll be a tough match against Tiafoe in Madrid Open

The Spaniard defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime in straigh sets with 6-2 / 6-3, to face Tiafoe

they last met in Australian Open where Rafa just destroyed The American, but this time

a different surface diferent place.

Rafa had been asked after his match about how He’s looking for the match as He admitted

it’ll be a tough battle especially after his last match where He defeated Kohlschreiber in 3 sets,

“It’s a tough one. He’s the kind of player that’s electric, he’s fast and he can play very aggressive so

I need to play my best. I think today’s match can help me tomorrow so I hope to be ready for it.”

Nadal was suffering a pain in his stomach before his match with Aliassime but He felt better during his match

It has been a tough few days with a virus in the stomach. So for me, the main thing was the victory

and it happened in straight sets. Felix is a great opponent, a great player and he’ll be a great champion.

“It’s been a tough first round and I’m very happy to be through.” Rafa explained