Rafael Nadal: ‘I don't know if I can win another Grand Slam’

Thursday October 1st, 2015

Rafael Nadal tells SkySports he is uncertain what his future on the Grand Slam stage holds after a disappointing 2015 slump continues for him.

​"I don't know if I can win another Grand Slam,” said Nadal, who is currently ranked seventh. “I believe yes. I don't know if I'm going to do it ... but I can do it."

This will be the first year that Nadal has failed to win a Grand Slam title since 2004. At the 2015 U.S. Open, the 14-time Grand Slam winner lost to Italy's Fabio Fognini in five sets in the third round.

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”I'm going to work hard to create more opportunities in the next couple of years, so let's see if I'm able to relax, to control my emotions again, and if that happens, and I believe it will happen soon because I feel much better,” Nadal said. “I'm going to find my level of tennis.”

In that same interview with Sky, Nadal says that Andy Murray is one of the most talented players that he has ever seen. 

Nadal turned 29 years old in June. After failing to defend his French Open title, Nadal saw his ranking slip to No. 10 in the world.

Nadal will play Novak Djokovic in an exhibition match in Thailand on Friday.

- Christopher Chavez

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