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Best 80 Quotes by Rafael Nadal – Page 3 of 3

“My goal is to improve my game, stay healthy and be competitive. If I have that, I know I can be able to win tournaments, which in the end is what it counts.”

“My motivation and aspiration is the same, being number one or being number five. So that's the truth. And my goal is the same – it's to always be happy playing, it's to enjoy the game and improve always.”

“My motivation is tomorrow, just one day at a time, right?”

“My parents' divorce made an important change in my life. It affected me. After that, when I can't play Wimbledon, it was tough. For one month I was outside the world.”

“My serve can get better, for sure. It's not just about serving bombs, but positioning, variation in speed, in spin.”

“My tennis is aggressive, though I wouldn't say that it's more physical than technical. I rely more on technique than physique, but being physical is always a help to me.”

“New York is a special place; it's a city that I love.”

“No one is perfect. Everybody does stupid things.”

“Some people get very confused about my game. They think it's better if the court is slow, because I have a good defence. But the faster it is, the better for me. My spin is more painful for my opponents, my aggressive game works better.”

“Tennis is a hard sport. There is a lot of competition all year and you play alone.”

“That's painful always to lose.”

“The family is very important. They make me feel good always because if I won, when I started to be famous, the relationship never changed with my friends and family.”

“The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before.”

“The thing, when you're down two sets to love, is to stay calm, even though it's hard, because people are freaking out, people are worried for you.”

“To be a friend means that they are always there, for the good or the bad.”

“We'll try and be very aggressive, we'll try and speed up and change gears, and we'll see who's going to win.”

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“Why would I want a place of my own? Then I would have to things worry about, like doing laundry and having food in the fridge.”

“You fight, you try your best, but if you lose, you don't have to break five racquets and smash up the locker room. You can do those things, but when you've finished, nothing's changed. You've still lost. If something positive came from that, I probably would do it. But I see only negativity.”

“You just try to play tough and focus point for point. Sounds so boring, but it's the right thing to do out there.”

“You know, a lot of things changed. What never changed is the illusion to keep playing tennis, the illusion to keep doing well the things, and the illusion to be in a good position of the ranking and play these kind of matches.”

 
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