Well, hope they’ll find a worthy successor for Nico’s WC.
By the way, there was a 10 min interview with Nicolas last week on French "Radio Tennis
". Quite a big event, no?
He talks about this season which is, as he says, the first one when he has real chances to get directly into the main draws of big tournaments. He considers his victory over Ferrero as his most beautiful one in the beginning of the year. As for his coaches, he tells he works a lot there with Team Lagardere, he’s learnt a lot of tactical features from them and still has enough things to improve. About RG he says it’s just another tournament but yes, it’s very special in France and sure very important for him as well as for any French player. His main aim of the season is to consolidate his positions in the Top 100 and to get into the main draws of other Grand Slams. In the end Nicolas was asked to describe Marcelo Rios and he says not that Marcelo is such a huge idol for him but he was really impressed with his game. But I haven’t heard it all properly so that’s in very short, only those things I remember right now. And with my poor French a half can be wrong, e.g. maybe in fact he’s going to break into the Top 10 and win a couple of nice trophies