Rafael Nadal has not planned his next move after he became victorious in the just concluded French Open, as his arch rival, Novak Djokovic, still reflect on his recent defeat to the Spain’s number one.
Recall that Nadal defeated the the Serb seeded number one, on a bagel, 6-2,7-5 win to claim his twentieth Grand Slam and his thirteenth Roland Garros gift, equalling former world Roger Federer in the records of Grand Slam titles.
However, The second needed Spaniard don’t know his next direction, still celebrating his French Open glory.
“I don’t know. I even don’t know my calendar. I don’t know what I going to do after here. I can’t tell you if I going to keep playing or not keep playing for the next couple of months“, Nadal said according to TennisHead
“I didn’t decide, so I am not sure if I am going to keep going on the normal calendar or if I stop playing until next year. Is something that I have to decide. So don’t make sense today to speak about the World Tour Finals because I really don’t know if I going to play it or not.
“ …Now and before this match, I was thinking about Roland Garros. Doesn’t matter what’s going on later. Probably after tomorrow we going to start thinking about what’s the best possible calendar for me.” Nadal said.
Nevertheless, Djokovic was pondering how he suffered and unreplied defeat to his ‘King of Clay’ admitting that it’s fine not to be liked by everyone that ‘watches him play.’
According to Live Sports FM, Djokovic said the mannerism at which he picture himself is dissimilar from how people’s view.
“The way I see myself obviously is different than the way other people see me. I try to be true to my core values but i’ve always said that the only constant in my life is change. I’m someone that has that kind of approach to life and try to be as best a human being as I can possibly be,” Novak explained.
“I have my flaws. I try to remind myself how blessed I am to be in this position especially in the big moments and the big tournaments like this (French Open)”, the Serbian confessed.
“Of course defeats like this are never really enjoyable but in the greatest defeats, you learn the greatest lessons. I understand there are people that don’t like what I do … I know I can’t be liked by everyone and that’s fine”, Djokovic said