Lars Eller meets Rafael Nadal, gifts him a Capitals jersey at Citi Open

Eller meets Nadal, gifts a Capitals jersey at Citi Open originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

Lars Eller took some time out of his offseason to go see one of the greatest athletes of all time do his thing on the tennis court. 

Washington D.C.’s Citi Open is in full swing and Rafael Nadal has advanced to the Round of 16 in the tournament. Eller went to watch Nadal and ultimately met him afterward as well. 

Eller also gifted Nadal with his own custom Capitals jersey as the two players shared a few laughs while taking pictures. 

Nadal took down American Jack Sock in the Round of 32 Wednesday night. The 35-year-old will take on Lloyd Harris from South Africa in the Round of 16 Thursday night at 7 p.m.