There has always been a debate over whom(Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic) will be the Grand Slam race leader in the men’s tennis world. Meanwhile, Spaniard, one of the contestants and 20-time major title winner, admits he is not bothered about this contest.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic are called Big 3 in the men’s game. Since 2003 Wimbledon, they have been dominating the ATP Tour. Especially these three who have claimed 58 Grand Slam titles so far.
Swiss and Spaniard both are tied in the Grand Slam record race with 20 titles, while Serb is two-step away from his rivals with 18 crowns.
“I’m Not Very Worried About This Stuff(Grand Slam Race)”: Rafael Nadal
Nadal levelled with the 39-year-old from Basel in the Grand Slam record when he captured his 13th title at the French Open last year.
The 34-year-old from Manacor would have a better chance to become the topper of the Grand Slam winner board if he wears a crown at the upcoming Roland Garros, where he is favourite to claim the title for the next three to five years.
But, Spaniard revealed in the recent conversation his disinterest in this race and explained how he perceives this matter with a beautiful example.
“I’m not very worried about this stuff. You can’t be frustrated all the time because your neighbour has a bigger house than you, or a bigger TV or a better garden. That’s not the way I see the world,” Nadal stated.
Following the Australian Open 2021 quarter-final exit, Nadal began the training on the clay court ahead of the European swing.
According to recent reports, Spaniard plays next in Monte-Carlo Masters, which takes place from 10 to 18th April behind closed doors.