- Micromax Indian Aces on a roll, win 30-18 against Obi UAE Royals – via iptlworld.com
On his visit to India in second leg of IPTL, “I am looking forward to playing in Delhi, my first time there. I’ve played a few times in Chennai. I also have a centre of my foundation in Anantapur, and I’m happy that some children from that centre will be able to come to the games in Delhi. I’m happy to support the children there, they get to learn English, Mathematics, Informatics; we’ve also built some tennis courts there, and it feels good to support the children.”
How sweet that some of the kids from the center will be there!
- Nadal touched by warm reception in first Manila visit, hopes to return – by Jane Bracher (rappler.com)
- Rafa Nadal: The superstar is also Mr. Nice Guy – via iptl.sports5.ph
He’s quick on his feet on the court, but he’s also quick with his wits. When a cell phone-recorder in front of him suddenly rang, he stopped his discourse on his rivalries with Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in mid-sentence and segued seamlessly.
“Novak is an amazing player,” he began. “He’s doing things that nobody did in the past, so I just congratulate him for everything. The rivalry, I enjoy both and…I think someone is calling you. You don’t want to record what I’m saying anymore?”
- ‘King of Clay’ Rafael Nadal wastes no time warming up to Filipino fans – viA spin.ph.
- Vintage Rafa will be back next year vows Nadal – AFP via dailymail.co.uk
- What Rafael Nadal Can Teach You About Improving Your Life – by Lio Mangubat (menshealth.ph)
- Aces vs. Royals gallery via the IPTL
- IN PHOTOS: Rafa Nadal thrills Manila crowd in IPTL debut – via rappler.com