end point of Nadal to season. This is not what he would have liked to have fallen in the group stage atp final, But 2022 has brought him some great joys in his career. The battle now is what 2023 could bring and Rafa knows where his options go: effort and work.
Nadal is already thinking about the next campaign. He leaves the final with the bitter taste of the results, but with a sense of going forward when it comes to series of games. the image given against Aliasim why Rudd was better than debut against fritz, There is an improvement and, above all, a desire to keep growing.
Pre-season starts out of nothing when I catch the next plane out of Spain. After Turin, and a brief stay at home, he proceeds Good Ayers, Spanish tennis player aims for none other than preparing well for the first Grand Slam of the next year. Its preparation will involve three steps: Moving around latin america in preparation reluctant why Forum in Australia.
[Nadal se marcha de las ATP Finals con una buena victoria ante Ruud]
journey to Argentina is scheduled for Monday, November 21. He’ll do it alone, without anyone from the team he’s built. carlos moya, francis disease why mark lopez And he was totally with them during the final. In the capital Buenos Aires, he plays his first exhibition two days later.
The opponent will be Casper Ruud, the one against whom he had a bye in Turin. Norwegian, No. 4 in the world and student Rafael Nadal AcademyMankori will also be measured Belo Horizonte, Brazil (26 November); Quito, Ecuador (27 November), Bogota, Colombia (29 November) and Mexico CityThe last stop of the tour to be held on 1 December.
Nadal will also pass between Argentina and Brazil Santiago de Chile, There he will have another exhibition on 25 November, but not before Rude. their opponent will be chile alejandro tabillo,
Nadal will return to Spain on December 2. He will again be able to spend a few weeks at home, but he will be fully engaged in his preparation. He will work at the academy, which, like every pre-season, is expected to bring in talent from around the world, and some of them will be able to train with Rafa.
United will play the cup
The Australian Open will not start until January 16. Nadal, in order to come up with a repeating rhythm, will repeat last year’s plan: he played and won melbourne summer set, The tournament he has signed up for this time is a new one. joint cup Which is celebrated between 29 December to 8 January.
United Cup is a joint competition launched in 2023 with the cooperation of ATP and WTA tennis australia, There will be 18 mixed teams, one per country. Spain will be represented with Nadal and paula badosa over the head, but with the loss of Carlos Alcaraz,
Spain is in Group D, with which it shares Britain (by Captain Cameron Norrie) why Australia (led hole Kyrgios, Matches will be played in Sydney, same as Group C (USA, Germany why czech republic, Six groups ordered by locations (Perth why Brisbane there are others), the winner of each of the two faces off. The champions move on to the semi-finals along with the best losers.
Nadal explained in Turin why he signed up for this tournament: “Let’s see if next year I can start again with a little bit of consistency. So I signed up for the first week of the year as well, So that I can spend more days.” Circuit, not only competition, but also training, which is essential for me”.
Rafa will be spending New Year’s Eve and the New Year at home to prepare for the Australian Open. After the United Cup, he will only have to fly to Melbourne, where he will train for a week before the tournament. Nadal will defend the crown there, increasing the difficulty this year due to already confirmed attendance Novak Djokovik after obtaining special permission.
Nadal’s battle continues, to continue at the level he’s given throughout his career and add more Grand Slam To become the best tennis player in history. Of course, with the birth of his first child many things have changed around him: “My life has changed a bit now, I can no longer make unilateral decisions,” he said at his last press conference in Turin. It’s about finding a balance.