Rafael Nadal Sets Eyes upon Australian Open 2015

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 | 0

Rafael Nadal’s 2014 season was hindered by multiple injuries. Albeit the Spaniard continued his purple patch in Paris by winning the prestigious French Open crown earlier this year, he hardly managed to compete and sizzle at most of the tournaments of the season due to bad health and fitness.

The season now done and dusted, Nadal has set his eyes upon a flourishing season next year. And what could be a better opportunity to start off with the coveted Australian Open?

“It’s always a bit tough starting off after a few difficult months, without any continuity, and after the last month and half without being able to play any sport and the appendicitis,” the 14-time Grand Slam champion Spanish newspaper AS, as mentioned by Sport360.

“What I have to do this month is to get myself fit physically, progress my tennis as much as possible and lay the foundations to start well in Abu Dhabi and in Doha,” he added further.

Speaking of the season’s first major tournament, the Australian Open 2015, Nadal stated: “If you train well and you feel right physically, the process is quicker. In a few days you pick up the speed of the ball again, the movement in the legs and, if I do good work at home and

“I play well at the start of the year, that could be enough to arrive in Australia well prepared.”

Nadal, 28, has clinched just one Grand Slam title Down Under in 2009.

(Image: independent.co.uk)




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