“Rafa’s Yacht is Just Chillin Somewhere”: Maria Sharapova Enjoys Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic Battle at French Open 2021

Published 06/11/2021, 5:15 PM EDT
PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 24: (L-R) Tennis players Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova attend 2013 Roland Garros French Open : Women’s And Men’s Singles Draw on May 24, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)


The second semi-finale of the French Open 2021 is going on and fans are witnessing some great tennis at the moment. It is after quite some time that Rafael Nadal is two sets down in a match on clay. World No.1 Novak Djokovic is giving him a really tough fight.

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Even though he is struggling at the moment, Rafael Nadal is fighting really hard to stay in the match. Like many of his fans, even former World No.1 Maria Sharapova is also watching him play and is surely enjoying the epic encounter at the French Open 2021.

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“Rafa’s yacht is just chillin somewhere in Majorca like nothings happening,” tweeted Sharapova.

Although Rafa is in some real trouble, the 5-time Grand Slam champion believes that the Spaniard is still in the match. She even posted a selfie while watching the match.

“I missed that point taking a selfie,” wrote the former American player in another tweet.

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“A little bike ride which I thought I’d do”- Maria Sharapova

The match has witnessed some really intense moments so far. Rafa’s fans are surely having anxiety attacks as it is after a long time that the ‘King of Clay’ is facing some trouble on clay. Just like that, Sharapova also revealed what she would like to do to overcome her anxiety.

SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 25: Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts after a three-set victory against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in a round-robin match during the BNP Paribas WTA Finals at Singapore Sports Hub on October 25, 2015, in Singapore. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

“A little bike ride which I thought I’d do during the entirety of this match,” tweeted Sharapova.

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It is looking as if Novak Djokovic will be able to beat Nadal at Roland Garros for the second time. The Serbian legend has played so well in the match so far and managed to make a comeback when he was trailing 0-5 in the first set. Will Djokovic be able to break Nadal’s 33-match winning streak at the French Open?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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