"I don't want to look like I gonna be his boyfriend, no?" said Nadal, causing a packed media conference room to burst into laughter.
"We don't want to talk these kind of things before important match. We have a lot of respect for each other, no? We played a lot of times. I think we did important things for tennis. We appreciate that.
"We always had a good relationship. I think he always has been a great ambassador for tennis and for our sport, with good image, of course, and representing good values," the champion player said. (Reuters)