Rafael Nadal: I hope it doesn’t take nine years to return to Chile

The Spanish Rafael Nadal, one of the best tennis players in historycurrent number two in the world and winner of 22 Grand Slams, spoke after the victory over Alejandro Tabilo in an exhibition duel and He expressed gratitude for his stay in Chile.

“For me it has always been a pleasure to play in Latin America, we could not have had a better environment. The audience here is impressive, passionate, it’s my third time here and I always have a nice memory. I hope it is not the last time here in Chile, whenever I come I enjoy it a lot, “he declared in the official broadcast.

Regarding the duel with Tabilo, which ended 7-6(6) and 6-3, Nadal maintained that it was “difficult” on the hard court of San Carlos de Apoquindo, and expressed his good wishes for the Chilean, who is coming off a injury.

“He is a great player, he has a good projection, had a complicated second semester with injuries. I wish him the best for next year, that he be healthy and one hundred percent”, declared the King of Roland Garros.

Finally, he once again thanked the 13,000 spectators in San Carlos “for making this an unforgettable day.”

“I take a memory forever and I can not say anything else. I hope they don’t have to spend nine years to return to Chile”sentenced.