Rafael Nadal, who is known for his tremendous performances on the clay-courts. Spaniard has played numerous finals in his career, but a few of them only have special for him. While Rafa is now playing in the Rome Masters 2020, he just picked one of the best finals of his tennis career on the same.
The 2005 tennis season will never be forgotten by Rafael Nadal. Besides, he completed that season with 11 singles titles and a doubles title, including his first singles Grand Slam in French Open.
Accordingly, he gained momentum in the ATP ranking as well. Spanish went to the top five from one short of fifty at the end of the year. Additionally, he was honored by ATP with the most improved player of the year award.
“It Was One of the Best Finals of My Tennis Career”- Rafael Nadal
Whereas Rafael Nadal sees his 10th title at Rome Masters, Spaniard admitted, he does not forget his first final at the same tournament. He defeated Argentinean Guillermo Coria in the five sets (6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 4–6, 7–6(8–6)).
Talking about his Rome Masters experiences with ATP.com, he revealed, “Yeah, That final. It has been unforgettable. It was one of the best finals of my tennis career, no doubt about that. I was super tired before the match and was the first year that I played the full clay-court season and had success in Monte-Carlo and Barcelona.”
Defending Champion continued, “The quality of the tennis had been huge. It was super emotional in the fifth. It’s one of the matches that I’m not forgetting.”
The second-seeded Nadal will play Argentinean Diego Schwartzman to reserve his place of the Rome Masters 2020 semifinals. The quarterfinals match will be played on Saturday(19th September).