Rafael Nadal is the man of the moment, and though it has been almost more than a week or so, it doesn’t seem that people will get over it anytime soon. Additionally, Gael Monfils is the new member to appreciate Nadal for his 13th Grand Slam win at the Roland Garros.
In a press conference, the Frenchman had all appreciation for the Spaniard, who now has 20 Grand Slams in his tennis career. Besides, Nadal defeated the current world number one to get his hands on the trophy for the record 13th time.
Gael Monfils, on Nadal’s achievement, said, “Nadal was sprinkled by the good Lord.” Besides, he also added that what Nadal is doing and achieving is tremendous. Additionally, 34-years-old Monfils has all admiration for the “King of Clay”.
“Nadal land”: Gael Monfils’s Name For Roland Garros
Monfils said, “Journalists, you always make a flank, “good this year Rafa …“And it’s been 12 times that he does the same to you, 13 times that he wins.” Additionally, Monfils considers Rafael Nadal as a monster on the tennis court. And said, “Nadal is monstrous.”
Besides, Monfils also went ahead to say that a time might come when the Roland Garros would have its name changed. And it may be after the name of none other than the Spaniard. He said laughingly that the name of the court might become “Nadal land”. Moreover, saying that whatever Nadal does is nothing less than “exceptional”.
Additionally, Monfils is currently world number 11, while Nadal is in the second position. The players, journalists, and analysts do not seem to get over Nadal’s historic win. Additionally, Nadal defeated his opponent will be the talk of the town for a long time now.
While the finals at the red dirt would be a competitive one, Nadal proved why is the king of a clay surface.