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“I’m not that good to be able to reprogram my style, I only have one, it’s virtually impossible to change it,” he said. “I’m confident that my body will hold up. I’m not sure it will happen next week, or next year, but I’m confident that it will be like before again.”

He said he wants to be fully fit to play at the 2016 Rio Olympics, which he acknowledged likely will be his last.

“Playing in 2016 is a long-term goal, but it’s very real,” he said. “I will be working daily to make sure I can play in 2016 and play well.”

Nadal plays doubles on Tuesday and singles on Thursday.

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