Nadal failed to take home a medal in the men’s singles event at Rio, after he was beaten 6-2 6-7 6-3 by Kei Nishikori, who took the bronze on Sunday.
Adding insult to injury, Hoy broke the news that Nadal had been rejected by a Chinese restaurant in Rio. With Hoy cheekily pondering whether or not gold medalist Andy Murray would have suffered the same fate.
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It’s not all doom and gloom for Rafa, however. Despite failing to make it to the gold medal match in the singles event after Juan Martin del Potro – the eventual silver medalist – he did take home a gold in the men’s doubles for Spain, with team mate Marc Lopez.
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