"Better as a team", said Nadal. He was really proud of having participated and won the Davis Cup last weekend, and emphasized the fact he felt even better because the victory came from a team. Tennis is an individual sport and he is used to fighting, winning and losing on his own, so he has come to the conclusion that nothing beats a victory when it is achieved as a team.
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It's better as a team >>>
Here some quotes from "15 Quotes to Inspire Great Teamwork" (Inc.) related to the greatness of teamwork:
"Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." --Vince Lombardi
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships." --Michael Jordan
"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." --Andrew Carnegie
"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." --Helen Keller
"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." --Henry Ford
"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." --Henry Ford
"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." --Phil Jackson
"It takes two flints to make a fire." --Louisa May Alcott
"Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved." --Mattie Stepanek
And as a team, Spain has won their 6th Davis Cup....
Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal secures Spain the title (Tennisnet.com)
Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 2019 Davis Cup Final
Auger Aliassime CAN vs Bautista Agut ESP 2019 Davis Cup Final
Nadal/Granollers (ESP) vs Gonzalez/Mayer (ARG) DAVIS CUP 2019
RAFA NADAL: 2019 ATP Highlight Reel
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