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I think I’m in the right way. Five finals in a row. If you tell me that four months before, I will be crying for emotions, no?

- Rafael Nadal, after losing his 9th consecutive final in Monte Carlo, to Djokovic

Q: But does it hurt to finally lose here after so long?
Nadal: Hurt or not hurt, I don’t know….I like to win more than lose, but that’s sport. Is not a tragedy.

- Rafael Nadal after losing his 9th consecutive Monte-Carlo final to Djokovic

Q: Rafa, happy to play Djokovic in he final?
Nadal: No. (Smile and general laugh) I’m not that stupid to want to play the best, better when easier

- Rafael Nadal’s press conference, after he makes it to his 9th Monte-Carlo final

For me, it’s completely unexpected. To be in the final … it’s a big surprise but I’m here and I’m very, very happy.

- Rafael Nadal on making the finals in Indian Wells

The balance of the week’s positive. A week ago I didn’t know how my body’d react. Today I can say, pretty well

- Rafael Nadal after losing the VTR Open final

I lack reaction speed, energy when returning, power in my legs so that the ball goes deeper

- Rafael Nadal after losing VTR’s Open final to Horacio Zeballos

I know that the first three tournaments are going to be difficult in terms of results but I am going to try everything. I will need a few weeks to see how things improve.

- Rafael Nadal (x)


I always knew he has quality, he has the ability to beat the best players in the world, he has proven that on several surfaces.

- Novak Djokovic about Stanislas Wawrinka

I know I can recover, I have it in me, I wasn’t too much worried about the physical part

- Novak Djokovic

The body feels great, it’s only five hours.

- Novak Djokovic, being asked how he feels after his 5 hour match against Stanislas Wawrinka


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