Final Updated: 14/01/19 12:54pm
Rafael Nadal poked fun at a journalist who fell asleep at some level of his put up-match press convention on the Australian Open.
Nadal change into in trusty spirits after his convincing straight-sets victory over James Duckworth to ease his lengthy-term injury worries on Monday.
However a minimal of 1 correspondent wasn’t captivated by what he needed to claim.
While one other journalist asked a expect, Nadal observed the napping man and commenced to snicker, prompting others to affix in.
Nadal broke the journalist’s slumber by pronouncing: “Or no longer it is miles not at all times keen these days,” prompting a loud ripple of laughter.
“I know, you were closing your eyes to be more eager on what I change into pronouncing,” he added, persevering with to secure mild of the embarrassing place aside.
The 2009 winner had pulled out of the Brisbane Global heat-up with a thigh stress nonetheless confirmed no signs of the place aside in his opener.
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