“Great achievement”: Rafael Nadal says 1,000th career victory

Rafael Nadal poses on the roof Galleries Lafayette with the trophy The Musketeers following his victory in the final victory of the single male singles against Novak Djokovic at the French open in Paris. Photo: VCG

Rafael Nadal said he was proud of a “great success” after obtaining the victory of 1,000th victory of his illustrious career Wednesday, becoming the fourth man to reach this brand with a return victory. On Feliciano Lopez the Paris Masters Second Tour.

The 20-year champion of Grand Slam, back in the French capital less than a month after winning his 13th title of Roland Garros, traced his Spanish compatriot 4-6, 7-6 (7 / 5), 6-4.

“I’m proud of a lot of things, but I’m con-offrontated challenges in my career in terms of bodily injury, “said Nadal

” But Jelwings had the passion to keep going and continue to continue when things happen in a way that you do not wait. It’s a great achievement for me.

Nadal, whose first winning match on the ATP tower came in April 2002 at the age of 15, dates from 15 years old, is fourth on the list of all time, with Jimmy Connors leading The way 1,274 wins, 32 more than second place, Roger Federer.

“A negative thing about going to 1,000 is that you are very old because it means you have to have a very long career,” added Nadal.

Nadal received a special presentation to celebrate his reaAfter the match in a Bercy arena almost empty, the event being played behind closed doors after France in its second coronavirus lock last week.

. ] Nadal aged 34, auction for a Sapinst Paris Masters Title, will face Jordan Thompson in the third round after the Croatian Croatian Croatia Croatia Croatia Borna Coric Croatia 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Take the Trophy in Paris This week would see Nadal Novak Djokovic’s Record 36 Master’s degree.

He struggled to find his pace for much of the game that Lopez 39 years old served perfectly, save the first six break points that he faced, but Nadal intensified him in the Secondary tie.

The upper seed seized the crucial break in the first game of the decree, then relaxed to victory after having recorded two points of break itself in the next game.

“It was a very difficult match,” said Nadal. “I started in the worst possible way with a break. Against him, it’s difficult because you are under pressure for the whole match. “

The world n ° 2 plays the event of the eighth time of his career, but he went out halfway to Through its last two appearances due to an injury.
His best race in Bercy was when he lost in the 2007 Final to Argentinean David Nalbandian.

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