Spanish nice Nadal will try to defend his title and win a 12th French Open at Roland Garros, which begins at the finish of the month.
However Nadal doesn’t seem fairly as invincible as he as soon as did on clay and he suffered a semi-final defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Madrid Open final week.
Djokovic received that occasion and Uncle Toni sees the Serb as one the favourites to win the French, alongside along with his nephew Rafael and the constant Thiem..
Requested whether or not Nadal would win a 12th French Open title, Toni advised Tennis World USA: ‘I have no idea, Rafael has not performed in an ideal method in Madrid, Monte Carlo or Barcelona.
‘I believe he’s the favorite with Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem. Roger Federer, too, has received a report 20 Grand Slam titles so it’s regular that he’s one in all the contenders.
‘Less [so] than Djokovic and Rafael but if he plays well he can beat one of the top guys.’
Toni Nadal additionally mentioned tennis’ subsequent technology and stated there are a number of proficient kids prepared to break by way of by profitable Grand Slams.
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Requested which younger participant can be the first to win a Main, he added: ‘Till a while in the past I assumed Alexander Zverev however he has not performed nicely in the Slams.
‘However he beat Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the London ATP Finals, he received in Madrid final yr and he has the likelihood to be the subsequent one.
‘Anybody can win, there are many who play well: Tsitsipas, Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime… Kyrgios, if he is focused, especially at Wimbledon he can make it.’
On 22-year-old Spaniard Jaume Munar, Toni Nadal stated: ‘He is good, but he needs to improve more. In the next few years, he will be there among the best guys.’