Rafael Nadal has made it clear that he continues to play tennis solely as a result of he needs to attain extra success. Nadal, 35, harassed that he doesn’t keep for the cash or the enjoyable, as he’s as decided as ever to win massive titles.Nadal, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, didn’t win a Grand Slam title this 12 months as he skipped Wimbledon and the US Open because of a foot damage. “I nonetheless imagine that I shall be aggressive sufficient to provide myself the chance to compete for the issues that I’ve been competing in for the final 15 years; if not, it personally would not make sense,” Nadal stated, in response to Reem Abulleil.”I am not taking part in in any respect for cash or simply for enjoyable, I am taking part in to maintain attaining objectives or a minimum of to benefit from the means of making an attempt to attain my objectives. Should you do not obtain it later, that is tremendous, however the motivation and keenness remains to be there.” Nadal hopes to play on the Australian Open, however there isn’t a assure that the Spaniard will play at Melbourne Park. If all goes properly, Nadal would play an ATP occasion in Melbourne earlier than the Australian Open. “The one factor I wish to do or what I’m combating for is to be ready if the scenario has a small likelihood to vary and I really feel wholesome and I can play the event earlier than Australia and be there for 20 days.Rafa Nadal made his comeback Playtomic held the Padel Awards for the world of Padel tennis lately. The star visitor for the awards was former Spanish tennis participant Alex Corretja. “Do you assume Rafael Nadal can return to being the one he was earlier than his final damage?” Corretja was requested.To this, the 47-year-old replied, “Rafa will retire being a winner, no matter occurs”. He talked about what Nadal should do, going ahead. “He has to evaluate how he needs to face what he has left any longer,” Corretja stated.His tenacity is one thing the world is aware of, and Corretja feedback on the identical. “Being Rafa, you at all times have the sensation that he nonetheless has a bullet in his chamber to do one thing nice. You possibly can by no means doubt particular individuals like him, even when he comes from a really lengthy damage,” Corretja stated.Rafael Nadal, who lately made his comeback after a foot damage sidelined him since August, suffered a setback together with his personal COVID-19 prognosis. The Spaniard competed on the 2021 Mubadala World Tennis Championship from 16-18 December.