Rafael Nadal cast doubt Thursday on whether he could win another Grand Slam after his long reign as French Open champion ended in 2015 and his rankings slid during the worst year of his career.
The 29-year-old Spaniard said he was working hard to return to form and was happy with the way the year ended after a resurgence at the World Tour finals in London in -November.
But asked whether he could clinch another major title to add to the 14 Grand Slams he has already accumulated Cheap Capitals Jerseys , Nadal was unconvinced when speaking to reporters in New Delhi.
"I don't know when that will happen and I don't know if that's going to happen," he said.
"The only thing I know is I'm working very hard to try to get the opportunities."
Nadal was speaking after hitting balls with youngsters during a coaching session in the Indian capital where he plans to open an academy for talented players.
Nadal sunk to world No.10 this year after losing at the French Open quarterfinal stage, before suffering early exits from Wimbledon and the US Open. But Nadal Jay Beagle Capitals Jersey , who has been plagued with injuries and last year had surgery to remove his appendix, rallied in the latter part of this year to finish at world No.5.
Nadal is in Delhi to play in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) tour, which promotes a shortened John Carlson Capitals Jersey , speeded-up version of the game that organizers say is more television-friendly than the traditional format.
The IPTL, which began in Japan this month, was held in Manila earlier this week and will also have stops in Dubai and Singapore.
RIO DE JANEIRO， Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- World record holder Huang Lisha won her third straight Paralympic 100m T53 title， beating fellow Chinese athlete Zhou Hongzhuan in Thursday's final in Rio.
Huang crossed the line in 16.28 seconds， 23 hundredths of a second faster than Zhou. Australia's Angela Ballard claimed bronze in 16.59.
It was Huang's sixth Paralympic Game gold medal.
""I feel proud and really happy to have this gold and achieve this glory for my country，"" said the 27-year-old， whose impairment was a result of polio.
""Zhou and I spent more than 10 years training together and to reach today's level our country spent a lot of time， money and attention on us. Also our coaches dedicated a lot of time to us.
""We train as a group， and it's like a team sport for us. I really want to thank my country， my coach and my teammate for achieving this result.
""Our country really supports us and I'll see what happens in the future. If I continue training I might still improve and get a new record.""
" Hockey Braden Holtby Capitals Jersey , and particularly the NHL and NHA are both rich in history. For any hockey forum or pub debate it's useful to know the facts surrounding your favourite sport and so here we shall discuss how the organisations came to be and where they are today.
NHL, or National Hockey League, is a not-for-profit organisation which operates the major ice hockey league of the same name. It is largely considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league and one of the largest sports leagues in the USA and Canada. The league was first organised in 1917 in Montreal Andre Burakovsky Capitals Jersey , Quebec and Canada after its predecessor, the National Hockey Association (NHA), permanently ceased operations.
The NHA was founded by Ambrose O'Brien in 1909 with teams in Ontario Philipp Grubauer Capitals Jersey , Quebec and Canada and was the first major hockey league of its kind which introduced six-man hockey removing one of the positions (rover) in 1911. Ambrose was an industrialist and sports team owner. He himself had played hockey as a youth and was the owner of the Renfrew Millionaires and founding owner of the Montreal Canadians. At the time the NHA had to compete for players and attention with the Pacific Coast Hockey Association and also had difficulties with players being drafted into the First World War. The organisation was also rife with ownership disputes and lawsuits and in 1917 was suspended in order to remove the unwanted owner Eddie Livingstone. Livingstone owned the Toronto Shamrocks and then later the Toronto Blueshirts, two teams who played in the NHA. The other members of the NHA thus decided to give Livingstone a deadline to sell one of the teams, and when on November 20 Christian Djoos Capitals Jersey , 1915 he still had not they then seized the franchise to keep it dormant for the season causing further arguments and disputes with Livingstone. The remaining NHA team owners then started the NHL in parallel to the NHA in order to allow players to continue while they continued negotiations with Livingstone. Over a year later no progress had been made and more lawsuits were pending and this was also at a time when Canada were increasing their contribution to World War 1 and had sent out many pro and amateur hockey players. As such the NHA was permanently suspended while the NHL became the major organisation.
Due to the difficulties with teams and drafting, the NHL begin with just four teams. Through a series of expansions, contractions and relocations however the league now has over 30 active franchises. This includes players from 20 different counties Devante Smith-Pelly Capitals Jersey , though with a majority of players coming from Canada. Players compete for the Stanley Cup which is awarded annually and also known as 'The Holy Grail'.