Nadal 'finds comfort' in 'beloved' sea ahead of Monte-Carlo Masters

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 11:30 hrs

World No.1 Rafael Nadal has revealed that he spends a lot of time on the sea whenever he is at home in Spain as he loves the sea and has always found comfort in it.

Ahead of this week's ATP Monte-Carlo Masters, the Spaniard sailed around Monaco's harbor aboard the Yacht Club de Monaco's flagship, the Tuiga, while being treated to spectacular views of the Cote d'Azur coastline.

According to CNN, the 13-time Grand Slam winner, who is looking to reclaim his title in the Principality after Novak Djokovic ended his eight-year reign in 2013, manned the rudder of the yacht and learned the ropes of how to sail, saying that it was a wonderful way to enjoy an afternoon as it was a special experience for him.

Nadal further said that the sea means everything to him as he is from an island (Majorca), adding that he spends a lot of time on the sea when he is at home, especially in the summer, although he admitted that he is more likely to be found on a motor boat than a sailing ship at Majorca.

Nadal however, admitted that he does not much time currently for sailing, although he hoped to make more time for it in the future. (ANI)

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