Nadal is in Beijing for the China Open and is getting ready for his 2nd-spherical fit in opposition to Karen Khachanov day after today morning.
The international primary is hoping so as to add to his US Open triumph closing month by means of going all of the manner within the Asian match.
And he definitely has the ball girls and boys on his facet after he dropped in to spend a while with them.
A video posted by means of the ATP World Tour confirmed Nadal assembly and greeting the kids in addition to participating in some on-court docket video games.
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Nadal was once all smiles as he participated within the actions or even signed shirts for the kids to take house with them.
“I’m having a lot of fun and I love to share this moment with the kids,” Nadal stated.
“I really like this activity so we experience it and they’re doing just right paintings on court docket.
“It’s nice to spend time with them.
“We gained so I’m more than pleased.”
Nadal is in motion day after today morning when he’s taking on 21-year-previous Khachanov with play because of get started at nine.30am BST, four.30pm native time.
Nadal got here up in opposition to the Russian at Wimbledon this yr and recorded an emphatic 6-1, 6-four, 7-6 (7-three) win.