A transcript (such as it is) of Rafa’s post semifinal presser is up on the tournament’s site.
Q: You feel you played your best match of the week
R. Nadal: I am sure about the first set – I need to see in the TV as your thoughts are not 100% exact but the first set was fantastic and I played a high level and everything well and no mistakes and changing direction and playing inside the court
AP Photo/Riccardo De LucaThe transcript from Rafa’s post quarterfinal presser is up on the tournament site:
Q: Which part of your game are you more satisfied with today
R. Nadal: I think almost everything and I played a great match against a difficult opponent and I played my best and the worst moment in the third I played my best tennis and I an happy. He is a fantastic player and a big example for the kids and positive and fighting and correct on court
The transcript from Rafa’s 3rd round presser is up on the tournament’s site:
Q: About the draw – this time you had Gulbis next time Ferrer, Djokovic or Federer and going into the Roland Garros as 5th seed is a problem
R. Nadal: I can be 4th seed. Is there no chance for me. The draws are tough and if you are fifth then you can have tougher draws but being 7 years out of the completion and still being
A transcript of what appears to be a very short 2nd round presser is up on the tournament site.
Q: Just an assessment of your performance
R. Nadal: I think I played the right match to go through and I played well and the beginning Fabio had more mistakes but I prefer to talk about myself and aggressive when I had the chance.
Because if he had to talk about Fabio’s tennis today, there wouldn’t be a lot of
The transcript from Rafa’s pre-tournament presser is up on the tournament’s site.
Q: Hello. Could you talk about the adjustment form clay to Madrid to Rome in terms of conditions
R. Nadal: Well it just something it fells a little bit different with the altitude and sea level and that the only thing… it is true to play 2 Master 1000 back to back is difficult when you are in the final rounds and no time to prepare the next tournament and I arrived yesterday and so I am here to try my best.
Of course you are Rafa.
Rafa’s post Madrid final presser transcript is up on the ASAP Sports site.
Q. Was it easier than you were expecting or really today you were playing really well in the altitude of Madrid? It’s been incredible.
RAFAEL NADAL: Well, in the end, as I said the other day, I don’t expect anything. If I expect is the most difficult thing when I go out there and play a match.
In this case what I expected was to go out
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The transcript from Rafa’s semifinal presser is up on ASAP Sports.
Congratulations for your victory. You’ve already played four matches here in Madrid. Given the conditions of the court and also with the altitude and the fact that you’ve been seven months without playing, the feelings are worse or better than you were expecting before coming here?
RAFAEL NADAL: Well, you know, I didn’t know if I was going to be in the final, you know. Obviously
The transcript from Rafa’s quarterfinal presser is up on ASAP Sports.
THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.
RAFAEL NADAL: Hello. Sorry for the lateness. It was a little complicated.
Heh, when isn’t it complicated?
Q. Congratulations for your victory. After how the match went, after playing against who you’ve played, I think you’re a little bit more inflated with confidence. Looking forward to what you have tomorrow or the next day?
RAFAEL NADAL: For the moment you have to look at what we have tomorrow.
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