A few days after the Wimbledon match, Rafael Nadal continued his preparations. After avoiding the Roland-Garros controversy over injections, the Spaniard hopes to live a quieter London quarter. Ibuhos begin, Nadal has refused to participate in the Queen’s tournament, explaining that he “can’t get to play as many matches” as before.
At 36 years old, Rafael Nadal is currently achieving the best season of his career. Vainqueur de l ‘Open d’Australie and de Roland-Garros, Majorquin accomplished what he had never done before: reclaim the first two Grand Shields of the year. Before introducing themselves to Wimbledonthe clan Nadal is relying on the idea of making the Grand Chelem calendar. « This is a realistic goal, for now he is the only one to be able to reach it this year. This is the first time in his career that he is on the verge of coming, but we see it as something far away, he is on my way. For now, he doesn’t lose sleep because of it. As a team, few things stop us from sleeping at night and that one is not part of it. We have to go little by little, there is nothing we are talking about, it is not a priority goal, even if we do not go and renounce », Explanation Carlos Moyathe coach of Nadalin terms relayed by We love Tennis. But before disputing the English fifteen, there is still something unknown: its state of form.
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«Je suis plus vieux maintenant, I did not come to your matches»
Despite his victory, Rafael Nadal played it all Roland-Garros with one foot on the brink of rupture. « If we take the circumstances in which I evolved here, I can’t and don’t want to continue like that. I played after receiving injections into both nerves to put my foot to sleep. Before each match. You don’t want to know how much I’ve done, nor how many anti-inflammatory drugs I’ve taken. But it’s like that I’ve been able to play. Because I had no sensation, no sensitivity at the level of the foot Said the Spaniard after his victory against Casper Ruud in Paris. Pour Alors Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal will limit the risks. Already in London, the world number 4 has not played in any grass preparation tournament, to avoid any recurrence. Asked about his absence at to the Queen, Nadal a été franc: « Honestly for me, it was positive to play a few matches before the start of the competition at Wimbledon. I’ve been playing Queen’s for a long time now. Je suis plus vieux maintenant – you haven’t come to the battles yet ». Even if he was one of the favorites in the final victory, Rafael Nadal a perfect consciousness that his body is no longer even than he is ten years old and that he must take care of. By taking advantage of the opportunities to realize the Grand Chelem calendar, Nadal must pass on certain tournaments, starting with the to the Queen. It remains to be seen if this decision will be beneficial for Wimbledon I came to the grands pas …