Rafael Nadal expecting another three years at the top level
Tennis star has had a problem completely in 2016, but still expect to compete with the best players. Copenhagen. Despite a sad tennis star with injuries and lack of success feel Rafael Nadal that he can cope at the top level against the best in the biggest tournaments for another three years.
– My plan is to be in a few more years, and I have enough motivation to continue. I believe I can compete for the important things in the next three years, says Rafael Nadal according to AFP. With a victory over Canadian Milos Raonic, who is number three in the world, can Nadal Friday play in the final of a tournament in Abu Dhabi, where he polishes the shape of before the 2017 season.
The former world number one has won 14 grand slam titles in his career, but the 30-year-old Nadal failed to reach a quarter-final in either the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open in 2016th It is the first time since 2004 that Nadal does not do more noticed in the major tennis tournaments.
Nadal, however, pulled with knee problems a long time and has therefore found it difficult to find top form. He is currently ranked number nine in the world, but he feels fresh and ready for new challenges. I feel healthy and it is most important. I feel that my knee is without pain now, and hopefully it can continue like this, says Nadal. The Spaniard opens the 2017 season with tournament Brisbane International, which is one of preparation tournaments for the Australian Open.