Cañas backs up the decision of Del Potro to have gone
to the Masters and showed his annoyance about not having been
called for the final: There was no logical reason.
|LA MUECA DE GUILLE: YO HICE MUCHO
PARA ESTAR AHÍ .
"I saw the tie sitting on a stair because I had a seat
far at the top and I prefered to be closer".
There is no complaint when you listen to Guillermo Cañas,
yes realism in his sentence to describe how he saw the defeat
against Spain, as a fan looking for a reasonable spot in a
full stadium. But Willy is not a common spectator and was
part in this dissolving process. And yes there emerges the
complaint, the annoyance, the helplessness and sadness. "If
I have excluded myself from the final? No, never. The Davis
Cup is something I always wanted. Even when I was injured
against Belarussia (2004) and Sweden (2007). I turned 31 and
it was one of the goals of my career. In addition I may not
have another chance like that", he began to unload on
radio La Red..
An unloading which followed after having mentioned Gumy or
Jaite as possible future captains. "The Davis Cup is
like being selected for the football team. I did much to be
there with this generation. It would have been something special,
a historical moment, and that´s why I have a big annoyance
for not having been there without a logical reason".
Having been in the middle of the public in the Polideportivo
de Mar del Plata allowed him to perceive the feelings of the
people, and that led to another controversial topic of the
weekend: the presence of Del Potro at the Masters, criticized
in private by Nalbandian himself. "I definitely feel
sorry for all - added Cañas-. It also hurted me to
listen to a spectator criticizing Juan Martín, I found
it very hard. A guy who´s reached everything in the
last six months, it´s logical that he would arrive being
a bit tired... I would have acted like he".
-- Do you think that Nalbandian would have gone to China
in case of a win in Paris?
-- I don´t think so, he would have prepared the Davis
Cup like he´s done it. But that are different moments.
You cannot deny the chance to go to the Masters to a 20 year
old guy. Even if he´s going to play 10 more Masters,
it was the first and you never know what may happen in a career
of an athlete. It´s very unfair that he´s criticized
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