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Rafa Nadal returns: “In this life everything has a beginning and an end”

Excellent news for Spanish tennis. Rafa Nadal returns to the ring. After four months of break due to an untimely abdominal injury, since the tournament Brisbane in Australiawill return to play at the Conde de Godó in Barcelona. Rafa himself confirmed it at a press conference:

“I’m happy to be here, I have many very good memories of this tournament. I was able to come here as a last-minute decision. The week has been positive with training and tomorrow I will be on the track“Rafa said in the press conference prior to his match. The Spaniard has won twelve times in Barcelona.

And he continues: “The training has gone well, with positive feelings within the moment I am in.

Rafa wants to enjoy this Godó, since it could be the last: “On a personal level it is a gift to be in Barcelona and I take it as my last year. I want to enjoy every moment. In this life there is a beginning and an end. On a sporting level it is what it is. I take it as it is my last participation in the Godó. I’m going to try to be competitive. I’m not going to go out and pay tribute.

Rafa will face the Italian this Tuesday Flavio Colbolli in a tournament in which Carlos Alcaraz will not be present, injured in his right arm.

Nadal has worked these days in training matches against Andrey Rublev or the Spanish Alejandro Davidovich. And he is ready to compete. “It has been a difficult two years. I’m coming off a major hip operation., things happen in the body and it hasn’t let me be at the level I wanted. Although it hurts me to miss some tournaments, it is what it is,” she explains.

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