Rafael Nadal Looks Good In Basel Return

by Staff | October 21st, 2014, 9:49 am

Playing with an inflamed appendix, Rafael Nadal dominated Simone Bolelli 6-2, 6-2 in his first round of Basel.

“This was a very important victory for me,” said Nadal who is playing in Basel for the first time in 10 years. “I played a good match, a solid one. I played with not many mistakes.”

The 29-year-old Bolelli dropsh to 0-33 lifetime against Top 10 players.

Nadal will play the winner of the Edouard Roger-Vasselin and qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert match in the second round.

Rafa participation in Paris and the London Finals remain at risk.

Milos Raonic and Stan Wawrinka are in action today. Roger Federer will play tomorrow.

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4 Comments for Rafael Nadal Looks Good In Basel Return

Steve 27 Says:

Vsmos Rafa, another title will be great!

SnotNosedKid Says:

Imagine telling your kids you lost 2 & 2 to a guy with appendicitis.

Hippy Chick Says:

Great start Rafa,do your best,thats all i ask….

El_Flaco Says:

Rafa has a great draw.

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