I cannot win this year but I can play good on grass
More quotes by Rafael Nadal
I doubt about myself. I think doubts are good in life. The people who don’t have doubts I think only two things-arrogance or not intelligence.
It’s important for the young players to practice other ball games as well, basketball or table tennis. On the tennis court, you can improve your eye through a kind of overexertion.
It is unbelievable to me that I can win against the best player in the world, against one of the best in history. It’s very important and very special for me, especially because I was three months off the court.
The family is very important. They make me feel good always because if I won, when I started to be famous, the relationship never changed with my friends and family.
More quotes about Sport
I always think about victory. It was very important for me to stay in this final. If I play my best I have a chance (against Federer). I’m going to play aggressively, with determination.
You just try to play tough and focus point for point. Sounds so boring, but it’s the right thing to do out there.
I’m getting excited before every single game. The trophy at the end is less important than the process itself.
I am afraid of a lot of things. A dog. I could be afraid of a dog that’s upset, for example. And on the tennis courts, maybe on the outside I look fearless, but on the inside, I’m scared. There’s not one player in the world who isn’t nervous before matches. Especially important matches.
Tennis is beautiful when you can see tactics, when players don’t just react but are able to act and think.
My tennis is aggressive, though I wouldn’t say that it’s more physical than technical. I rely more on technique than physique, but being physical is always a help to me.
It should not be a child’s only goal to become the best player in the world. That would be a bad, a harmful attitude.
We’ll try and be very aggressive, we’ll try and speed up and change gears, and we’ll see who’s going to win.
I drew my strength from fear. Fear of losing. I don’t remember the games I won, only the games I lost.