- Superstition, Rage, Joy, Gloom: Tuesday at the French
- Rafael Nadal sees off teenager Gianni Mina in Paris
(And 80 billion other articles that said the same thing. I really only put the article section up so I could link to Tignor’s piece. Heh.)
- ESPN report
- iB3 report
- iB3 post-match interview
- rtve.es report (Here too) – Translation by Inés (do not reproduce without her permission):
Rafa: (the important) Always is to win , and also, starting like this in RG, I think it is also important to win, not playing your best. I think I has been a bit more nervous than it should ….
Rafa: I think I’ve made things easy so he could show off, indeed, but well, he is young and it’s always good to have young players on the tour ….
- Why he’s the king
- Rafa is amused