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Nadal's sweet gesture wins Iga Swiatek's heart

Oct 15, 2020 16:13 IST

French Open champion Iga Swiatek fondly recalled the moment when 13-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal over-ruled his bodyguard and stepped in to allow her to continue playing football with a Slovenian friend, as part of her warm-up routine on the first day of this year's tournament in Paris. She said that on the first day of the tournament, she was warming up playing football with a her friend and Rafa's bodyguard told them to stop. But seeing that, the Spaniard just waved his hand to show that they should continue playing. Impressed by his gesture, Swiatek added that she appreciates that very much.

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