Fernando Meligeni: “Rafael Nadal overcomes adversity like few others”

Fernando Meligeni launches a Twitter challenge involving Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. The former Brazilian tennis player, semifinalist of the Roland Garros in 1999 and currently sports commentator, took a poll on his social profile regarding the Big 3 of tennis.

“Suppose your life depends on one of the three. It would depend on a game, a field, a challenge. Djokovic, Nadal or Federer. Their victory would save you. Who would you choose? Why?” This is the question that the former number twenty-five in the world left to his followers.

While the survey was in progress, a user asked Meligeni what he would vote on his own question.

“You asked and I will answer,” the former Brazilian player later wrote. “In that case my choice would be Nadal.” In the tweet, he also explained why he chose Nadal and what are the conditions under which he would choose. the Spanish.

“He would leave his life for the cause, he would come out all covered in clay, with the attitude of a warrior. He would leave everything he has. And that would be what would make me calm,” said Meligeni, who then chooses the Spanish champion on clay.

Nadal first, Federer and Djokovic follow

Meligeni’s words were also reflected in the final result of the survey. Out of 3334 total votes, the Spanish champion wins, with 47% of votes. The Spaniard came close to doubling his opponents: Roger Federer finished second, with 28% of the votes; Novak Djokovic is third, with 25% of the votes obtained.

Some users, following the question posed by Meligeni to the letter, decided to explain why they gave their vote. “Nadal at his peak, would give his life for the game, without giving up, he overcomes adversity like few others, he finds solutions where they don’t exist. He plays everything, up to the last point,” this is the comment of a user, who wanted to say the reasons why he voted for Nadal.