John McEnroe has told the atpworldtour.com that he believes currently world Number 1 Rafael Nadal could win the US Open this year. I dont really understand why this is big news, because Nadal is the worlds best player at the moment and has just won the French Open and then Wimbledon.
“Nadal wants to win the US Open so badly,” said McEnroe. “It’d be hard not to pick him at this time even though he’s never won it.”
“The guy’s just an animal; he’s mentally and physically incredible and he can definitely do it if he’s in this shape. The conditions in New York don’t suit Nadal so well and he needs to make his body hold up. So I think after Wimbledon he is going to take some time off and get his knees recovered and then maybe not play too many matches before the Open.”