By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Sunday January 16, 2022
Does Rafael Nadal consider that Novak Djokovic needs to be enjoying on the Australian Open this 12 months? It’s a query that’s being put to many gamers in press conferences on Day 1 – and rightfully so. Nadal himself admitted that he’s prepared to maneuver on from the topic, however nonetheless did take time to talk his piece.
“Nearly one week in the past when he gained within the first occasion, the case, he was capable of get again his visa and training,” Nadal mentioned. “I mentioned the justice has spoken. If the justice says his visa is legitimate and he is capable of play right here, the justice has spoken, so that is the fairest factor, that he should play right here.”
Nadal continued, stressing that he’s in no place to argue with the judgment handed down by the Australian authorities.
“Yesterday the justice mentioned one other factor. I’ll by no means be once more towards what the justice says.”
Lastly the Spaniard mentioned that in an ideal world all the very best gamers can be there to compete within the greatest tournaments.
“One other factor is what I consider personally and what I consider is the perfect scenario personally, no?” he mentioned. “The best scenario on the earth of sport, that the very best gamers are on court docket and enjoying crucial occasions certainly. That is higher for the game certainly. If Novak Djokovic is enjoying right here, is best for everyone, little question about that.
“I am unable to say one other factor as a result of I consider that the scenario could be very clear now.”