Spaniard Rafael Nadal commented on the rivalry with Roger Federer in the number of trophies on the “Slams” and the struggle for leadership in the ranking.
“I will be glad if I can win even more. But this is not what I live for, train and play. I just love tennis. And he is not limited to Grand Slam tournaments. I want to be happy, and this victory brought me joy The victory in Montreal was also an important point, but they cannot be compared.
The battle for the titles attracts fans and is beneficial for tennis. But you cannot constantly look back at others, otherwise you will always be dissatisfied with something. Over the course of my career, I have accomplished more than I ever dreamed. But it is all about personal satisfaction, and in this regard I am completely calm.
As for leadership in the ranking, this is not my main goal. I prefer to go my own way. If he leads me to the top, fine. But now I need to consider my career in a different way, and not chase the first line of the rating. It’s more important for me to stay in the game as long as possible. However, I’m in a race. If I have a good ending to the season, I will get the opportunity to become a leader, but this is not the main goal, “the US Open press service quoted Nadal as saying.
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