Robin Soderling, Rafael Nadal’s first executioner at Roland Garros, believes that the man will proceed being the favorite in the Parisian Grand Slam regardless of the match being held in September.The Swede, in statements to the British community Sky Sports activities, assured that the Spanish nonetheless has a fantastic alternative to win his thirteenth wound in Paris. “In fact it is going to be a totally totally different match, however Rafa on the floor, for me, if he is wholesome, he is nonetheless the favorite,” mentioned Soderling, who beat Nadal at Roland Garros 2009, the Balearic’s first defeat in the match.Since then, Nadal has solely added another defeat in the Forest of Bologna, when shedding with the Serbian Novak Djokovic in 2016, and a withdrawal when he didn’t present up for the third spherical assembly together with his compatriot Marcel Granollers as a consequence of a wrist harm. “I can’t imagine it’s been eleven years since I beat him at Roland Garros. This reveals you ways good it has been for therefore lengthy. He received for the first time in 2005 and is nonetheless the favorite, “mentioned the Swede, who reached the last in 2009 (misplaced to Roger Federer) and 2010, dthe place Nadal took revenge.“If this break doesn’t final lengthy, I believe it’s going to assist Rafa and Roger recuperate. It may possibly assist them lengthen their careers. “Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam of the season, was postponed as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic and as an alternative of beginning in late Could, it’s going to achieve this on September 20, though the group is contemplating shifting that date.