• Chronicle: Spain is Nadal

The Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal dedicated, on behalf of the Davis Cup team, "the victory" this Friday "to Roberto Bautista and his loved ones", after the death of his father when he was concentrated with Spain in the Finals of Madrid , where They took a ticket to the semifinals at the expense of Argentina .

"On behalf of the whole team, this victory goes to Roberto and his loved ones. He is living a difficult time, he is a very strong person and even being in this situation he has been sending us messages of encouragement at all times. Thank him for his strength. " , he said in a brief press conference.

The world number one wanted to remember that of Castellón , who on Thursday lost his father shortly after leaving the tournament, on a "hard" day in sports, where those of Sergi Bruguera had to overcome the defeat of Pablo Carreño against Guido Pella . "It was a hard day. Carreño played a great game but Pella started to get very good in the second set," he said.

"There was only one option, winning two games. You had to go step by step. I played a great single game and in the doubles it was decided on some balls, the matches are very tight. There is no time to celebrate it you have to be ready for tomorrow "he added, thinking about the tie on Saturday against Great Britain.

Nadal came to the rescue with his victory over Diego Schwartzman and then in the doubles with Marcel Granollers , in the middle of a great atmosphere in the Manolo Santana of the Magic Box . "When things get complicated and you lose the second set it is vital to get people hooked. People always respond but you also have to help them. The only way is for you to give them what they need to give that extra and more at this time of the day. early morning, "he said.

" The fans are being incredible , the atmosphere is unbeatable. We can only thank them. Having this support behind gives us the adrenaline that one needs to move forward," he concluded.

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