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Shanghai Final, Rafa’s Press Conference Transcript

Shanghai, China


6-4, 6-3

THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.

Q. You said at the start of the week that Roger in these conditions would be a significant challenge. How do you assess tonight’s final?
RAFAEL NADAL: Yeah, of course, have been a very difficult match for me. He played very fast and he played well. I don’t know how many unforced errors he make, but I don’t remember. He played so well, I think. Read the rest of this entry


Photos: Rafa vs Roger – Shanghai final

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Shanghai: Rafa’s Presser Transcript after the win over Dimitrov

Shanghai Rolex Masters
Friday, 13 October 2017
Rafael Nadal

R. NADAL/G. Dimitrov
6-4, 6-7, 6-3
Q. That was really a tough match. We all know the weather is much cooler than yesterday, so how did you feel on court? Did it actually affect the match?
RAFAEL NADAL: Well, thank you very much. Yeah, very happy with that victory, no? Was a very tough match. I think both of us, we played at a very high level of tennis. The conditions, of course, have been different today than the two previous matches. Read the rest of this entry

Photos: Rafa beats Cilic to secure a spot in his TENTH FINAL this season

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Shanghai: Rafa’s Presser Transcript after the win against Fognini

Shanghai, China

R. NADAL/F. Fognini

6-3, 6-1

THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.

Q. Before the US Open, you haven’t won a title on hard court for more than three years. Now 14 wins in a row with two big titles. What’s your analysis for this big turnaround?
RAFAEL NADAL: I answered this question a couple of times, and is true I didn’t win a title, but of course two reasons. First reason, because in 2015 I had a bad year. That’s the first reason. I didn’t play enough well. 2014 I get injured second part of the year. 2016 I get injured the second part of the year, so I didn’t play much tournaments on hard. And this year I didn’t win a tournament before the US Open, but I played the final in Australia, I played the final in Acapulco, I played the final in Miami. Read the rest of this entry

Photos: Rafa defeated Dimitrov to reach Shanghai semi-final

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Photos: Rafa defeated Fognini to reach Shanghai QF

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Photos: Shanghai R2, Rafa defeated Donaldson 6:2 6:1

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Photos: Rafa’s Medoa Day in Shanghai

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Photos: Rafa and Team Nadal arrived in Shanghai

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