"It's one of these victories today I'm really proud of", Nadal told reporters, declining to absolutely guarantee that he would be okay to play on Saturday.
After a year and a half, the tennis fans had the chances to see another chapter of the fantastic rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal after both tennis legends managed to qualify for the semifinal in Indian Wells.
Nadal said: "I warmed up today and I felt that my knee was not good to compete at the level I needed to compete in semifinals". It was obvious that Nadal's movement was hampered.
The Spanish superstar, who has battled knee tendinitis and other injuries throughout his career, confirmed he won't compete at next week's Miami Masters, targeting a return to competition at Monte Carlo from April 14-21 instead. What can I say?
Des proches de Kurzawa font fuir des cambrioleurs
Comme plusieurs coéquipiers avant lui cette saison, Layvin Kurzawa a reçu la visite de cambrioleurs samedi dernier à son domicile. La maison de Layvin Kurzawa a été la cible d'une tentative de cambriolage , selon les informations du journal L'Equipe .
He appeared to be on the verge of tears on Saturday as he spoke to the media.
He admitted that he sometimes is sad because he feels at a disadvantage against his opponents due to his continued knee issues that force him to limit his practice and playing time.
The year began promisingly enough.
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The killer mockingly told the victims to "subscribe to PewDiePie " and now, the famous YouTuber is addressing the news about it. The family had fled the civil war in Syria in search of "a safe haven, only to be killed here", he said.
And the 20-time Grand Slam victor admitted he was disappointed when Nadal text him the news.
"My goal is to play on all the surfaces", he said.
Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion who captured his 100th career title at Dubai last month, overcame breezy conditions on stadium court and a hungry Hurkacz - a 22-year-old ranked 67th in the world who was playing in his first Masters 1000 quarter-final and just the second quarter-final of his career.
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And why should I be studying for a future that will soon be no more, when no one is doing anything whatsoever to save the future. Schlissel. "The only way to change it is through the younger generation because the older generation don't really care".