(Sports News, Tennis News) Weekly Tennis Newsletter from June 21-27: Rafael Nadal admits he really wants to face Roger Fededer at the US Open, where they have never met. Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic revealed his thoughts on the view that not having the Covid-19 vaccine could make him miss the Grand Slam appointment in the US like in Australia.
Nadal misses Federer, dreams of “super classic” for the first time at the US Open
Video of the last time Rafael Nadal met Roger Federer in the semifinals of Wimbledon 2019:
Rafael Nadal will start at Wimbledon 2022 on Tuesday (June 27) against Argentine opponent Francisco Cerundolo. This is the first time in 3 years that “Gaur” has participated in a grass-court Grand Slam tournament since losing to Roger Federer 6-7 (3), 6-1, 3-6, 4-6 in the quarterfinals of the tournament. this year 2019.
Nadal admits he misses Federer and wants to compete against his rival at the US Open for the first time
Unlike Nadal, Federer was absent from Wimbledon this year because he needed more time to recover from surgery on a knee injury.
Speaking in an interview with Reuters news agency on June 25, Nadal implicitly acknowledged the nostalgia for his great rival Federer: “I mean, we (referring to me and Federer) shared a lot of important things. together. In a way, it’s hard to think about tennis in the last 15 or 20 years without thinking about the competition we’ve had.”
“We push each other to progress. I always like to think that my motivation never comes from other people but it is personal motivation. But, of course, someone like him (Federer), who’s always been amazingly good, will help you know what you have to do to get better.”
“We played in every major stadium, but not in New York (US Open). That’s the only thing that annoys me a bit as we’ve never played each other in New York,” Nadal expressed his desire to face Federer at the US Open.
Djokovic is tight-lipped about not vaccinating, not afraid to miss the US Open
Recently, when asked by a Tennis Head reporter whether he was “completely secretive” about whether or not he had received the Covid-19 vaccine, Novak Djokovic said: “That’s right. To this day, I am still not allowed to enter the US in this case.”
Djokovic ready to quit US Open 2022
“Of course I know that. That (possibly being banned from the US Open) will give me more motivation to work hard here (Wimbledon). Hopefully I can have a good tournament like I did in the last three times in this tournament.”
“I will wait and see how I perform in this year’s tournament. I would love to go to America. But as of today, that is not possible. I can’t do more than that. I mean, it’s up to the US government to decide whether to allow unvaccinated people to enter the country or not,” Nole said.
Murray is angry about his mother’s abuse
In a recent interview on Bloomberg TV, Andy Murray revealed that he felt angry when he received a text from his mother, Judy Murray, about her being beaten by a drunk man. year 2014.
Murray’s mother and daughter
“My mom sent me a text message right then and there to let me know that there was an article about it. I’m really angry with her. I was very upset but didn’t know what to say. I sent her an answer that women should not tolerate this kind of behavior anywhere,” the two-time Wimbledon champion emphasized.
Schwartzman and co-workers have their watches stolen
While attending the ATP Eastbourne International tournament in Eastbourne (England) last week, the famous 1.7m-tall Argentinian tennis player Diego Schwartzman and his Spaniard Pedro Martinez were broken into their private room by thieves. hotel.
Schwartzman and Martinez both got stolen
The couple had some valuable personal belongings stolen. “My watch was stolen, and Schwartzman also had some valuables stolen,” said Pedro Martinez, 49th world tennis player, told The Guardian.
“I had a bad night, it’s true. I hardly sleep. It’s difficult to play in that situation, but I tried to focus on playing.”
Defeating former champion Roland Garros, Kvitova won the pre-Wimbledon tournament
Video of the final of the WTA Eastbourne International 2022 between Petra Kvitova and Jelena Ostapenko:
14th seed Petra Kvitova ended a title thirst that has lasted more than a year since winning the Qatar Open in Doha (Qatar) in 2021 by defeating former Roland Garros 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko 3-6, 2 -6 in the final of Eastbourne International 2022. This is the 29th WTA Tour title and the 5th grass-court championship in the career of the 32-year-old Czech star.
Runner-up Ostapenko and champion Kvitova at the grass court in Eastbourne
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