Nishikori: Every time when you play against Nadal, my knees will go weak

Нисикори: Каждый раз, когда играю против Надаля, у меня трясутся коленки

Kei nishikori and Rafa Nadal at the Olympics in Rio

Japanese kei nishikori was scattered in compliments to the Spaniard Rafael Nadal.

“It happens every time I play with Nadal. He is for me the opponent, which is impossible to win if you don’t play very aggressive,” said Nishikori, losing 9 of 11 face-to-face meetings with the King of clay. His last victory kei celebrated in the bronze medal match at the Olympics in 2016, however, even losing 2:6, 2:5, Rafa, due to the Titanic efforts managed to push the match into the third set.

“I know that if I play against him without the risk, I’m 100% going to lose. When I’m in a match against him and should spend a few good rallies to win, my body begins to tremble. Rafa is an incredible fighter who never gives up. His playing style is unique, and the spin with which he hits the ball unbelievable,” summed up the Japanese Samurai.

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