Novak Djokovic is the winner of this year’s U.S. Open. The title makes him the player with the most Grand Slam wins in the Open era.
In a new interview, Rafael Nadal shared that he’s yet to congratulate Djokovic, revealing why. Rafa Nadal’s comeback date is rumoredly confirmed: ReportRafael Nadal’s dream of returning to the tennis court“The truth is that I haven’t sent any message to Djokovic yet out of pure ignorance,” said Nadal at the Movistar+ arena. “When you win something so important, from experience I know it’s better to take the time to appreciate that message.
I’ll send it but I haven’t done it yet. Of course, I sent messages to Alcaraz when he won or when he was about to win. The others – on the circuit I don’t have many friends left, I’m from another generation.
I talk to Federer every now and then,” he said. Nadal has always praised Djokovic, and recently called him the best player in history. “I believe that numbers are numbers and statistics are statistics and, in that sense, I think he has better numbers than mine and that is indisputable,” he said to the Spanish outlet Diario AS. “It is not beneath me nor do I have an ego big enough to try to disguise a reality that is not.Read more on us.hola.com