“That means that in three weeks there is another Grand Slam that I like to play. I am going to fight to try to play well there.”
Nadal has slipped to No 3 in the world rankings which means he could have to face Federer and Djokovic to even gets to the French Open final.
But first his intention is on trying to build momentum ahead of Roland Garros, starting with his opening Italian Open clash with Jannik Sinner today.
“All the matches are difficult,” the 34-year-old explained. “If you talk about a player who is very young and he’s improving every day for sure, and he’s in a moment that he’s ascending in the ranking, he’s confident, he played a great tournament in Miami, is normal is going to be a very tough one.