One of thew few titles not on Rafael Nadal’s incredible resume is the Miami Open, which begins today. Nadal has finished runner-up four times leaving Miami along with the Paris Indoors the only Masters events Rafa hasn’t won.
“Winning Miami is not an obsession. I would love to add Miami to my CV. The opportunities are not eternal, although I hope to have more in the future,” said Nadal. “I had four chances and in two of them I was very close. Normally, when you have those chances you have to take them.”
Nadal opens play Friday in Miami against today’s Dudi Sela-Ryan Harrison winner. On the year, Rafa is 14-4 with finals at Australian Open and Acapulco.
“I feel good. I have started the year well,” said Nadal. “In every match I felt that I performed well. Now I have another chance to do it and hopefully I will be ready.”
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