Tennis News: Rafael Nadal to win another Grand Slam says Carlos Moya

Tennis News: Rafael Nadal to win another Grand Slam says Carlos Moya

Former tennis champion Carlos Moya believes that Rafael Nadal is still not done in the sport and could win another Grand Slam title in his career despite age and struggle with injuries in recent years.

Moya added in an article from ATP Champions Tour that Nadal is still young in getting back to the elite group in tennis and will regain back his elite form.

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“He’s only 30 years old. You see other players playing their best tennis at 34, 35 years old, so why not? He’s struggling a little bit now with injuries, but he’s a great fighter and will be back on track as soon as he wins a few titles,” Moya said about his compatriot Nadal, who is one of the most successful ATP players in the history of the sport.

“I’m sure he’ll have the chance to win more Grand Slams in the future.”

Nadal has won 14 Grand Slams and three short of tying Roger Federer’s men’s singles world record of 17 majors.

Moya, who is now 40 years old, was also quite successful during his ATP career. He won the French Open in 1998 and made the final of the Australian Open the year before.

Moya is currently one of the trainers for Milos Raonic from Canada. The Spaniard said his ward is aiming for a Top 4 finish in the ATP Rankings.

“When you’re playing the Top 8 players in the world, everyone is dangerous. But fast indoor courts are the best conditions for him. We’re aiming to finish the year in the Top 4. It’s going to be tough, but he has to enjoy it,” Moya added.

Raonic is currently ranked No. 4 in the world while Nadal is ranked sixth.

Rafael Nadal along with rival Roger Federer has both struggled with injuries in recent months that caused their rankings to drop. Federer is ranked just eighth but players remain dangerous opponents for anyone in the ATP Tour.

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