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“Best Athlete In The World”: Andrey Rublev Heaps Huge Praise On Rafael Nadal For His Mental Strength

Diksha Arya

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal has thousands of fans across the world. Additionally, the Spaniard also has his fans in the tennis circuit. Andrey Rublev, the Russian tennis player, has all praise for Nadal. Additionally, Nadal recently won his 13th title at the Roland Garros.

Rublev said that he could not believe how Nadal manages to do these kinds of stuff. Besides, the 22-year old is not even just talking about winning Grand Slams here. After the victory at St. Petersburg, the Russian was pleased, as it was his fourth title of the season.

Andrey Rublev

“Rafa Is The Only Player In History ”: Andrey Rublev

Rublev also believes that Nadal is mentally healthy. Additionally, Russian Said, “To be mentally strong all your life and all your career, I do not know how it is possible.” In addition to this, he said, “Every player, even Roger or even Novak, they had one moment in their career when they were mentally a little bit down.”

Talking about Nadal in such situations, he said, “Rafa is the only player in history that it doesn’t matter how he feels. In the end, he always finds a way to win.” Mentioning about Nadal’s play, Rublev said that Nadal would lose in three sets if he is not winning, if not playing in Grand Slam.

Rafael Nadal

However, he said, “If it is a Grand Slam, it is going to be five hours. And against the players who are really good. I do not know how it is possible to be this strong mentally during all the career.”

Moreover, Rublev also said that even good sportsmen or athletes could have their share of bad days. But if the teams win, they are still able to win. But talking about tennis, he said, “In tennis, if you are having a really bad day, it is really tough to find a way to win and compete. And Nadal has done this during all his career. For me, he is the best athlete, not only in tennis but best in history.”

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Published : 8:05 AM, Mon, 19 October 2020
Diksha Arya

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Diksha Arya

Diksha Arya

A student by day and a writer by night, she expresses her thoughts through writeups and poems and is an ardent cricket, football and tennis lover.
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