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‘Rafael Nadal talked about the need to play…’

Rafael Nadal has played very little in this second half of the season, thanks to his abdominal

The former world number 1 also tried to win his third Wimbledon title, but a tear in his

The 36-year-old from Manacor was not at his best even at the US Open, where he was

After taking a long hiatus, Rafa returned to action at Paris-Bercy last week

The 22-time Grand Slam champion hopes to shine at the ATP Finals in Turin, one of the

In the latest edition of the 'Court-Side with Beilinson Tennis' podcast, well-known journalist Steve Flink analyzed Rafa's

"Rafael Nadal talked about the need to play more matches, he talked about getting to Italy early

"So it was unfortunate that he didn't get more matches in Paris in advance of Turin to

So it's going to be hard for Rafa because he has always been the least comfortable indoors

I still think we'll see him go in with the usual fighting spirit

So he'll still be hard to beat but I don't like the conditions

"Jim Courier made an interesting point that the good news for Rafa is that there seems to