Rafael Nadal was in St. Kilda Beach Thursday night in Melbourne, Australia to promote his sponsor Bacardi. The former Australian Open champion also fielded questions from the press.
When asked about his struggles with motivation at the end of 2011, Nadal set the record straight.
“That’s a lot of talk about this, I didn’t say that,” Nadal said. “I say that I played a few matches at the end of last year with less passion than usual.”
In the accompanying story, Nadal said that his injured shoulder is now in perfect condition.
“I had a little bit of problem with my shoulder,” Nadal told the Herald Sun.
“I’ve been away from the court for two weeks. But in the last three weeks, I’ve been practising many hours with perfect condition.”
So what do we make of Nadal’s sudden return to health?
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