In an interview to Marca David Ferrer commented on how coinciding in the identical period as Rafael Nadal influenced him as a participant and individual. "It introduced me so much. I all the time say that thank to Nadal I used to be a greater participant and I don’t inform that to really feel okay with him as a result of I don’t want that. I say it as a result of he was a really formidable participant, who gained and wished to win once more and that made me evolve as an individual. I beat him generally however Rafa is healthier than me on many facets and the curriculum exhibits it."
On the way it felt to play the Miami Open by a foremost draw wild card invitation, the 37-year-old added: "Once they gave me it, it was not a precedence however then I assumed that it's a pleasant event and that I might be with my spouse Marta and my dearest ones. I had by no means performed in a venue completely different to Crandon Park and the brand new stadium attracted me. It was a luck to go there as a result of I lived a Champions evening. Beating the world No. three Alexander Zverev over the past 12 months of my profession was one thing very emotional."
Requested how he wish to be remembered, Ferrer replied: "Perhaps with the way in which I’m. I take the help of my buddies, followers… a really constant participant who fought till the final ball. It could have all the time been my essency."
On Iker Casillas's coronary heart assault, Ferrer added: "My coach instructed me that. It was a foul information however fortunately he’s doing effectively. It's a shock however that is how life works. Get effectively quickly Iker."