Next Gen players not special enough to challenge, says Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal says the “Next Gen” players may just not be good enough to challenge him at the op of the game.
They have been heralded as a special generation, but Nadal says maybe the up-and-coming players actually just aren’t special enough.
RAFAEL NADAL getting his hard court practice in this morning at the @rafanadalacademy ! 👏🔥🎾
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“There are two options to explain the fact that three players are dominating the [tennis] circuit for so many years, and that we are in the top positions in the ranking for so many years,” he said.
“Either we have been special, or the emerging players have not been special enough.
“I cannot say which is correct.
“A generation with special players [is coming], either because they will be better than us in a short time, or because of our age.”
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