I’m still smiling :D
- TENNIS: ATP Stuttgart: Rafael Nadal post-match reaction – presser quotes
- Nadal Reigns In Stuttgart – via atpworldtour.com
“It’s a very special title,” said Nadal. “Since 2011 I didn’t play a final on grass, so win a title here is very good news for my game and for my mentality too. Congrats to Viktor for a great tournament. He’s playing great and will have some positives for the week.
“At this point of the season, every victory is important and every title means a lot to me. I’m happy for that… Thank you very much for all the support here in Stuttgart.”
- Nadal gewinnt ersten MercedesCup auf Rasen und schreibt damit Turniergeschichte! – via mercedescup.de (mangle)
- Sharp Nadal Returns to Form for Stuttgart Title – Reuters (via nytimes.com)
“At this point of the season for me, every victory is important, every title means a lot to me. This is not confidence for Wimbledon, this is an important victory for me and I’m happy for that today.”
- Rafael Nadal: Luxury prize puts tennis star on the spot – by Gary Morley (cnn.com)
“Today I’m ready to play again on grass, my knees are well and so is my tennis, so I’m very happy.”
- ATP 250 Stuttgart 2015 – Day 7 (via tennis-tourtalk.com) Includes some nice photos exclusive to the site.
“It’s a great car. It’s an extra value for the players getting such a beautiful car. Nonetheless, I have KIA in my heart. They have sponsored me since I am 17-years-old and we will have five more wonderful years,” Nadal told with a smile and added. “I also need to change the colour. That is too much for me,” he laughed.
- Rafael Nadal lifts Mercedes Cup after winning first final on grass since 2010 with straight sets victory over Victor Troicki – via dailymail.co.uk. Includes some nice photos, a short highlight reel and an interview excerpt.
- Rafael Nadal wins Stuttgart title on grass two weeks before Wimbledon – via theguardian.com
- In-studio post final interview
- Stuttgart championship point and celebration.
- Final highlights
- Rafa Nadal vencedor del masters 250 de Stuttgart – Spanish interview excerpt
- Final match report via TennisTV
- Stuttgart Open 2015 : Nadal Best Points TOP 20
- Nadal smashes stunning forehad past Tomic
- Oops – from the semifinal
- iB3 report on the semifinal
- Sunday photos from the tournament site.