Nadal Admits He Thought He Would Have Retired By Now | 6/10/2018 | Staff
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MADRID (Reuters) – As Rafael Nadal celebrated lifting the French Open trophy for the 11th time, the Spaniard admitted that even he is surprised to be winning Grand Slam titles at the age of 32.

“At this age I thought I’d be retired and be having a family,” Nadal told Spanish sports newspaper Marca.

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Nadal, who retained his world number one ranking following Sunday’s triumph in Paris, is also surprised that he and great rival Roger Federer, 36, continue to dominate the men’s game.

The duo’s careers seemed all but over after both were sidelined with injuries in 2016 but in the last 18 months, all six majors have been won by either Federer or Nadal.

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When Federer beat Nadal in the 2017 Australian Open final, the Swiss ended a five-year Grand Slam title drought. Nadal also thought his glory days were over as he had drawn a blank at...
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