Andy Murray Awaits The Reunion With Rafael Nadal At Abu Dhabi

Andy Murray is all set to play against his old rival Rafael Nadal at the Mubadala Tennis Championship, 2021

Andy Murray vs Rafael Nadal
Andy Murray vs Rafael Nadal

Former World No.1 Andy Murray hasn’t been consistent on tour since the last 4 years due to a career threatening hip injury but is slowly and steadily recovering from it. He has been consistent on tour physically since the last 4 months and is eyeing to once again compete at the highest level. He is currently playing the Mubadala World Tennis Championship where he’ll face Rafael Nadal in the semifinal after defeating Dan Evans yesterday.

Murray is very excited for his upcoming match against one of the Big 3 of tennis, Rafael Nadal. Rafa and Andy are old rivals, both of them have played many matches against each other.

Old rivals clash- Andy on Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal & Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal & Andy Murray

Former world No.1 Andy Murray feels that it will be a golden ‘opportunity’ for him to face Rafael Nadal at the Mubadala Tennis Championships 2021. Both players will face each other in the semi-finals of the competition.

“I mean, I don’t know, you know if I was going to get an opportunity to play matches like that again. Rafa is someone I had some great battles with at some of the biggest tournaments in the world. We played here a few times as well. Yeah, he has obviously had his injury troubles as well last year I saw,” Murray said in the interview.

Murray also said that he is similar to Nadal as both of them have been struggling with injuries. While Murray missed most of the 2020 tennis season due to a recurring hip injury, Nadal recently recovered from his foot injury.

“Yeah, it will be great to get an opportunity to play against him again. It will be a lot of fun and hopefully, we can put on a good performance for a couple of old guys.

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