believes that younger players should not feel frustrated about not being able to break through on the biggest stage yet. After his straight-set win over Alex De Minaur at the Australian Open, Nadal said: We just love this sport and we want to keep playing.
Will be the day that that will not happen. The new generation is coming hard. Tomorrow there is another battle between Shapovalov and Novak. Will be an interesting match to see, too. That kind of matches are interesting for the media, interesting for the players, and you share a lot of years of difference between one and others.
That makes the sport interesting, too. I think they are young enough to not be frustrated at all. They have plenty of time. Nadal also feels he has a huge fanbase in the DownUnder region: When Im on court, I feel the love of all of them, no? Is a feeling that is difficult to describe.
When you go walk on court, you feel the support and love of the people, its one of the feelings that youll miss the most when you are not playing, being honest, even more than the competition and anything. Feel all that support is just, yeah, very, very important for my energy to keep working, keep practising hard, keep fighting against the injuries and the tough moments.
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