“Now It’s a Good Time” – Andy Murray Advices Rafael Nadal to Have Kids

Published 04/20/2020, 4:38 PM EDT


Tennis greats Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray got along on Monday evening, and Rafa exchanged a few words with Federer and Murray, and all his fans were witnessing their priceless conservations. The Spaniard ace Nadal was hosting the talk show and began speaking to Roger and then switched to Andy.

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The Brit told Rafa that at present he can sleep comfortably at night since he doesn’t have any children. Murray being a father of three kids knows the efforts behind taking care of them, especially at night.

Rafael Nadal will meet Andy Murray at the Brisbane International 

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Leading to that, the duo broke into a little personal conservation, and the Brit advised him to start a family. “Enjoy your late nights while you don’t have kids,” Murray said. Following Andy’s advice, the 19-time Grand Slam champion sounded a bit optimistic and hopes to become a father soon.

Nadal replied with a smile and said, “I hope to be in your situation in a not very long period of time…”

Murray: “Well now is a good time because we’re at home with the family all the time…”

Nadal: “You never know, you never know!”

Rafa got married to his longtime girlfriend Xisca Perelló in October 2019. Their wedding took place in Nadal’s hometown in Mallorca, Spain.

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal on Virtual Madrid Open 

Grand Slam champions Murray and Nadal also talked about their preparations for the virtual Madrid Open. “I played last night and I chose to play as you on clay. We, so me and you, were playing unbelievable but after a set your guy was unbelievably tired — and I never saw you get tired after a set!” Murray addressed the Spaniard. 

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While setting up the session Nadal was lost in the Instagram functions and was struggling to switch screens. After coming across Rafa’s helplessness on technology, Murray commented, “This is brilliant…He can win 52 French Open but not work on Instagram.”

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Mahalakshmi Murali joined EssentiallySports in 2018 as a tennis author and has gone on to pen more than 1800 engaging articles, probing into various aspects of the sport and its illustrious players. With her expertise on the sport, Mahalakshmi has interviewed stalwarts from the sport such as Serena WIlliams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou and Kevin Anderson’s physio, Carlos Costa. Equipped with her vast experience and a keen understanding of the sport, Mahalakshmi now co-heads the tennis department.

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