Rafael Nadal: ‘Roger Federer is Probably the Best Player Ever’

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 | 0


Quelling doubts on the ‘Greatest Tennis Player of All Time’ debate, ace Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal heaped praise on his biggest on-court adversary Roger Federer, touting him as perhaps the best player ever to have played the game.

Speaking to tennismagazin.de, ththe 14-time Grand Slam champion Spaniard articulated his admiration towards the Swiss maestro as he eulogized the latter’s subsisting contribution towards the sport.

“I admire Federer because it’s extraordinary what he has done for the world tennis in the last 12 years,” Nadal told the magazine. “He is probably the best player ever.”

At 34, Federer has been playing some of the best tennis of his life and has still not given up. Impressed by this deed, the Spaniard also accentuated Federer’s longevity.

“The fact that he is at this age still able to retrieve his best tennis, suggesting that his body and his mental state are very good. This is great for him, but also for tennis in general.”


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