Almost two months after his quarter-final loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open, Rafael Nadal shared his confidence ahead of his return to action at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters.
The 11-time champion will be competing in just his second event of the year after recovering from a recent back injury, but despite his lack of match practice, Nadal is entering the clay-court ATP Masters 1000 event with a positive outlook on his game.
“I am good. Honestly, I am confident. I am playing well,” said Nadal. “I [have been] practising well [during the past] couple of days here in Monte-Carlo before the tournament starts. I feel ready.