Tenth French Open Title Would Be Enormous, Says Rafael Nadal

With a 10th French Open celeberation on the cards for Rafael Nadal in 2017, his uncle and trainer Toni Nadal says the deed would be "enormous".

The Spanish tennis star recently became the first man to win an ATP Tour event 10 times with win at the Monte-Carlo Masters, which he chased up with a 10th Barcelona Open title. 

Along with his titles on clay, Rafa has also reached hard-court finals in Miami, Acapulco and the Australian Open and his uncle admits history is on the cards.

Nadal told the official website of Roland Garros: "For us, winning at Monaco is incredible. 

"So you can understand that given what Roland-Garros represents to us Spaniards, winning 10 times in Paris would be enormous."

"Look, it was what he's been doing all his life," Toni added. 

"I never wonder whether it's difficult or not, you know, because you can't alter things that happen in life. 

"Sometimes, in moments like those, when Rafael began to say: 'No, not with the injury...' I always answered back: 'That's just the way it is. Don't ever start telling yourself that it's difficult because if you tell yourself that it's too difficult, we won't end up doing it.'

"Difficult is the way things are."

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