“I am Not One of Those People Who Fear The End”- Rafael Nadal on His Retirement


Rafael Nadal

Almost two decades of professional tennis career, Rafael Nadal has won 19 Grand Slam titles and two Gold medals in Olympics. Spaniard has the record of most of the French Open title winners in all time. However, Former world number one admitted he has no agitation about his retirement.

While the King of Clay hopes to win his 13th title at the 2020 Roland Garros, besides, Spanish withdrew his name from this year’s US Open draw owing to several concerns.

World No.02 Nadal recently answered when he was asked about his return to international tennis tours.“I’m reserving my decision right now because I am waiting to see how things evolve. When the time comes, I will make a decision and will do so after talking to my family and to my team. Together, we will make the decision that we think is best for us.”

Rafael Nadal

Additionally, Rafael Nadal has played his last match at the Mexican Open in February 2020. Spaniard lifted his 85th ATP tour title in the same event as well. Notably, All ATP Tours were suspended from mid-March to mid-August due to ongoing pandemic. Moreover, the French Open 2020 will begin on 27th September in Paris. 

“Everything Has A Beginning and Everything Has An Ending”- Rafael Nadal

The 34-years-old Rafael Nadal has recognized for his career achievements on many occasions. In particular, he named Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year in 2011.

Rafael Nadal

Additionally, Nadal acknowledged when he was asked about his retirement, “Everything has a beginning and everything has an ending”.

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Rafael Nadal also did say, “I am not one of those people who fear the end. I believe that I respect it, but not fear it. When the end comes, it will be time to accept it and to continue looking for motivations in life.”


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