Rafael Nadal is currently playing in Paris Masters 1000 tournament and has qualified for the quarter-finals after a win over J.Thompson. Additionally, the Spaniard excellent is also the Vice-President of the Players Council. After the win, Nadal gave a little insight into the tennis circuit and the challenges that the course is currently facing.
Additionally, the pandemic has only lead to an increase in these challenges. Besides, various problems have also increased for the players. Moreover, there has been a reduction in the prize money of the various tournaments post-covid. This step has been brutal for the players. Many players have already said that they need more money. However, things haven’t been all happy in the Players Council.
But Nadal, the current world number two has said that this is the time to stand together. And be there for each other. Moreover, he has also ensured that players stand in unity. Nadal added, “The atmosphere between the players is good. We are all aware of the ongoing problems. And we are trying to find the best solutions.”
“2020 Is A Very Special Year”: Nadal
Besides, Rafa also informed that a meeting of the Players Council was also organised some hours ago. Nadal did not forget to mention the importance of promoters in events, and said, “We are aware that tournament promoters must also survive”. Moreover, Nadal also added that there would remain no circuit in the absence of proper business.
Spaniard, talking about 2020, said that this is a very “special year”, and he said that all are rowing together in the same direction.
Additionally, it must also be noted that Nadal has refused to become a member of the Players’ Association. Besides, this Players’ Association was formed in August and headed by Djokovic and Vasek Pospisil.
Now Nadal will be facing his own countryman PabloCarreño Busta. Additionally, both of them share an excellent relationship.