Rafael Nadal has vowed that he’s aiming for multiple ATP titles this season despite his recent struggle at the 2016 Australian Open.
Days before the start of his defene of the Argentina Open title in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nadal also stated that he’s taking everything on a “day-to-day” basis in his aim to return to the top of tennis.
“Each year is different but I have maximum expectations for Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Indian Wells and Miami,” Rafael Nadal said via china.org.
“I get motivation by concentrating on what I’m doing on a day-to-day basis. I’m preparing myself for a good season. I didn’t like my defeat in Australia but there’s nothing I can do about that now. I can only look towards the future and continue working hard.”
Rafael Nadal is referring to the tournaments, Argentina Open set from Feb. 8 to 14 in Buenos Aires, Rio Open from Feb. 15 to 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells in California, USA from March 10 to 20 and ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami in Florida, USA from March 23 to April 3.
All tournaments will be before the next Grand Slam event in the ATP Tour, the 2016 French Open, which is Nadal’s favorite major.
Nadal is a wildcard at the 2016 Argentina Open and will open his campaign in this South American nation in the quarterfinals against Italy’s Marco Cecchinato or hometown bet Juan Monaco.
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