The Spanish referred to the struggle he has with Federer at the top of the ranking, said he was in top form and spoke about the Davis Cup.
The expectation is maximum in Mexico. Rafael Nadal and Nadal’s racquet returns to the city that saw him being a finalist last year and where he has reigned twice (2005 and 2013). The ATP 500 Acapulco 2018 tournament is dressed up to welcome the only player who at the moment seems to be able to overshadow Roger Federer. With his usual distended character and claiming that his position in the ATP ranking is not paramount for him, Nadal put the cards on the tables, calmed the alarmists and sent interesting messages.
Especially interesting is his forcefulness in answering on whether recovering the number 1 in the world has driven him to play in Mexico. “Neither Roger nor I have looked for that position, we have set up our calendars without thinking about it and the situations have taken us there if I am perfect and if not then I play in Acapulco because I love this tournament,” he said. a Rafa who made it clear that he was physically full.