Posted:July 28, 2017 10:17 pm
Fifteen-time Grand Slam Winner Rafael Nadal has claimed he is totally upbeat to struggle against his arch-rival and Swiss maestro Roger Federer in the race to end the calendar year on numero uno spot.
Though British tennis star Andy Murray is at this time standing at the major posture as per the most up-to-date ATP rankings, his guide more than 2nd-placed Nadal has slashed down to much less than 300 details.
Federer, on the other hand, surged to the 3rd spot soon after clinching his 19th Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon.
Whilst the Swiss legend even now trails by more than 1000 details from Murray soon after lacking the whole clay-court year, he could easily lower the hole if the Briton and Nadal proceed to endure a roller-coaster year for the relaxation of the calendar year.
And it would seem Federer and Nadal, who holds all 3 of the year’s Grand Slam titles so far involving them, will be battling it out for major spot.
Admitting the exact same, Nadal claimed he is all set to concentration on his possess end result relatively than getting much too caught up in the head-to-head struggle in the race to London and the ATP rankings.
“The truth is, I often stick to my possess path. It is true that we (Roger and I) are far better well prepared to compete for wonderful factors at the end of the calendar year but it is dependent on what we’re equipped to do from now until eventually the end of the calendar year. We’ll have to hold out and see,” Sport24 quoted Nadal as saying.
“The human being who will be equipped to maintain his significant stage for a more time time period of time will have more selections to battle for the entire world No 1 rating. But the exact same can be claimed of Murray… and many other folks who are up there. Probably they have not had the finest six months this calendar year but they are also candidates,’ he concluded.