“I have no idea what number of Grand Slams I will have,” Nadal told reporters at his academy in Mallorca on Wednesday.
“I want to be the one with the most majors out of the three of us, I would love that, but I’m not obsessed, absolutely not. Whatever comes is welcome and I do not think 21 is enough to be honest. But you never know what will happen in the future. ”
“This (the win) has given me a huge boost of confidence to move forward,” said the Spaniard. “I have been able to enjoy the highest level of sport again, something that was very difficult to imagine a few weeks ago.”
Speaking on Tennis.com, Rusedski said “he (Nadal) is a genetic freak of nature and also, his mental fortitude is second to none. If you wanted one guy playing for your life for one match, he is your man. What he’s done is sensational.
“We have a little bit of back story here as well. Let’s not forget in September, the picture on the crutches. He wasn’t putting any weight on that foot we’re talking about. [Then he] comes out, starts the year, wins two events in Melbourne. The lead up tournament, then the Australian Open to win his 21st Slam. As you said, two sets down, love-40, 3-2, we’re thinking ‘this is curtains! No way he’s getting back! ‘ Rafa just showed us the fortitude to fight. Let’s not forget that crowd. That crowd was insane, how much they were behind Rafa, wanting to see history happen as well. For me, probably his greatest accomplishment in his career, ”Rusedski claimed.
“Yes, we can talk about 13 French Opens which will never be broken. But this in itself against Daniil Medvedev was truly amazing. ”
Moya does not think Djokovic is anti-vaccination, but claimed Djokovic’s career could be in ‘serious danger’.
“I do not think Rafa’s win will have changed anything in his mind,” Moya told Spanish radio station Onda Cero.
“But it’s clear that if he does not get vaccinated then he’s going to fall behind in the battle he has fought so long for.
“I think it’s going to be very difficult for him to compete in grand slam tournaments if he does not get vaccinated, and his career will be in serious danger.”
AUDIO: Mats Wilander on Rafa’s triumph in Australia | via tennis.com
“It’s the most remarkable comeback in one of the more historical matches, if not the most historical match, of all time.”
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