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Rafael Nadal opens up on his first win as

Rafael Nadal couldn't hide his happiness after finally clinching his first victory since becoming a dad

Previously, Nadal lost his opener at the Paris Masters and was also beaten in his first two

But on Thursday, Nadal got the job done against Ruud and ensured he would not finish the

"I finally won a match as dad because I had three losses in a row," Nadal said

"Going to be back home and try to enjoy little bit the fact that I will be

How early? I can't tell you yet because, as you can imagine now, my life changed a

I need to check a little bit," Nadal explained after the match

Meanwhile, Nadal won't be representing Spain at the Davis Cup Finals in Malaga

"For the Davis Cup I wasn't an option this year, the captain knew that I could not

Nadal is expected to return to action at the inaugural United Cup