Nadal: Slippery Sao Paulo courts ‘bad’ for health of players

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 /by

Rafael Nadal complains about the court conditions at the indoor clay court event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Apparently Nadal slipped and fell during a doubles match on Tuesday.

“This court is bad for the health of the players and I hope someone takes action,” he told reporters. “My team and I are going to talk to the organization and see what we can fix.”

Nadal and David Nalbandian defeated Spain's Pablo Andujar and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, 6-3, 3-6, 11-9, in the doubles match.

Nadal also was said to have complained about ‘crumbling’ lines and the balls being too light and hard to see.
 

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