Nadal completes the first round in fourth place with 72 shots


Palma, Aug 1 (EFE) .- The Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal has finished this Saturday in fourth position, with 72 shots, the first round of the Absolute Balearic Golf Championship that is being played in the Majorcan town of Capdepera and in the 62 golfers participate.

Nadal, who usually competes in the golf tournaments that are held on the island as one more fan, completed the course with three “bogey” (a shot above the total of the pair) on holes 7, 8 and 16, which he compensated with as many “birdies” on holes 9, 13 and 18.

The number two tennis player in the world has shown on the Capdepera field that he performs as well with golf clubs as with a racket, and this Sunday he will face the final day with great possibilities of conquering the title of Balearic champion.

The provisional leaders are Víctor Mirón and Federico Páez, both tied at 70 shots; Jaime Jaume is third with 71 hits.

These days Nadal has released training videos that he is doing on clay at his Manacor academy with his coach Carlos Moyà and one of his students, Jaume Munar, with the aim of preparing his return to the slopes after the interruption of tournaments. due to the coronavirus health crisis.

The winner of 19 Grand Slams tournaments is entered in the Master 1000 in Cincinatti (United States), as well as the Serbian Novak Djokovic, among others, a tournament that will be held from August 17 to 23 and that serves as preparation for the Open from the United States.

(c) EFE Agency


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