WATCH: “I have no idea but I don’t care,” Rafael Nadal releases fresh statement on his struggle and plans for 2024

Rafael Nadal reckons to have had enough practice to be able to give a tough fight to rivals in 2024.


WATCH: “I have no idea but I don’t care,” Rafael Nadal releases fresh statement on his struggle and plans for 2024

Rafael Nadal (Via Tennis365)

Spanish Maestro Rafael Nadal has been trending all over the internet ever since his official announcement stating his comeback tournament. The Spaniard will finally return to Melbourne International at the start of the 2024 season. However, he also released a fresh statement highlighting his recent struggles and plans for the upcoming season.

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In the Instagram video, the 37-year-old spoke of his struggles over the past year, how he had to get surgery done which left the future of his career unpredictable. Nadal suffered a hip injury which cut his 2023 season short forcing him out of the Roland Garros. However, he has planned his return and thinks that he is ready to compete again at a professional level in a 250 tournament.

“I don't know at what level, I don't know what to expect, I have no idea, but I don't care right now. I'm just happy to be back and with great excitement to make the effort that is necessary to have fun and I believe that I will be competitive,” 
said Nadal via Instagram.

After a year of waiting, the fans will be able to witness Rafa’s magic in a tournament that he has played in before and has good experience in. The Spaniard himself has admitted to having lower expectations of winning a Grand Slam after a year but the fans will be hoping for the best from their idol.

Rafael Nadal reveals to not aspire to anything in the upcoming tournament

Rafael Nadal, the ‘King of Clay’ has had a year to forget after an early exit at the Australian Open followed by surgery and then the exhausting process of recovery. In a recent interview via Instagram, he revealed that he has had a good amount of weeks of practice at a level to be able to compete again. Despite the number of doubts after the surgery, the team of Nadal has maintained thework spirit and now the end of the tunnel seems nearer for Nadal to make a comeback to remember. 

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Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal (via Unitennis)
“I’m coming back in a tournament that I've played in the past, that I'm familiar with, a 250 tournament. I know it’s a difficult tournament, but I hope I’m ready to compete. I don't aspire to anything else, to be competitive,”
concluded the 22-time Grand Slam champion.

After almost a year of waiting, the 37-year-old makes a comeback to remember. From times when even he had doubts about his return to be able to confidently give a date of a return, the Spaniard seems elated about his comeback and looks to gain a little momentum before the prestigious Australian Open. If his body allows, the tennis world can expect Nadal to be at the French Open and in line for a highly unlikely yet possible 15th French Open title.

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