Sunday, November 20, 2011

Nadal: "It was a nightmare"

Rafa Nadal said after imposed in the Masters Cup in London to American Mardy Fish who had the "luck" to win a game that became an "ordeal" when at the end of the second set began experiencing stomach problems.

"Early in the third was much worse. There have been times when my head was not there, I felt dizzy," he said at a news conference the tennis world number two.

The Spaniard had to leave the track for a few minutes early in the third set, which was situated in the lead 2-0 and it was complicated to resume the game.

"I was really bad, when I gave up two runs stirring the stomach," said Nadal, who declared himself "happy" for a coming worker who has had almost three hours on the blue track of the O2 Arena in London.

"If this happens to me nothing is happening outside, but when you take competing more complicated situation," said the Spaniard does not expect to explain that the problems suffered today lengthen the remaining days of competition.

The next meeting will play Nadal in London will be against Swiss Roger Federer, world number four, who has never defeated the Spanish in an indoor track as the Masters Cup.

"He is a better player than I do on this surface has shown throughout his career. It is one of the worst that gives me better and given to him," said the player.

Nadal recalled how last year and he beat Federer in the Masters final in London, but stressed that at the meeting put his opponent in trouble.

"At the time I was at the level. Other times I have won easily indoors. Here my blow with the same effect is not affected, there are no conditions that make you hit the ball with a little less cleaning, and a player of such quality that helps you, "analyzed the number two in the world.

Nadal spent part of the press conference to reflect on the article by the former tennis player Yannick Noah in the French newspaper 'Le Monde', which suggested that the successes of the Spanish players due to the use of doping substances.

"(Noah) we know that many controls per year, the same or more than most French sportsmen. The only magic potion Spanish sport is the work, effort and the spirit of excellence" reflected Nadal.


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