‘Strange Things Happen in Your Foot’ – Rafael Nadal Announces Massive News Ahead of Wimbledon 2022

Published 06/17/2022, 11:07 AM EDT
Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 11, 2021 Spain’s Rafael Nadal acknowledges a fan during his second round match against Michael Mmoh of the U.S. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

After winning the French Open title for a record 14th time earlier this month, Rafael Nadal is currently going through a special treatment to heal his foot. After aggravating his foot injury at the French Open, a few reports circulated that he would miss Wimbledon.

A few days back, he went through a nerve treatment in Barcelona. According to him, he is recovering well and will soon start his journey toward London. Recently, we saw some images where Nadal was practicing on the grass courts in Mallorca.

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Rafael Nadal is all set to travel to London to play at Wimbledon 

In a recent press conference, Nadal revealed that he did not feel any pain in his foot after the treatment. “I have not felt so much pain this week. My intention is to try to play at Wimbledon. This week here tells me there is a chance I can play,” Nadal said

“With the treatment in the nerves, strange things happen in your foot. You feel numb in some areas and not in others. It’s normal, after a few weeks the nerves reorganize themselves. A bit of pain, but different to before, which for me is progress,” he further revealed

According to him, he will play at Hurlingham first and then do a week of training to see if it’s possible to play at Wimbledon. “I wouldn’t go if I didn’t think I could play,” the Spaniard said. Currently, his plan is to play Wimbledon, rest, then Canada and then the US Open.”

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Carlos Alcaraz will also play in the same warm-up tournament as Nadal

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In other news, Novak Djokovic also signed up to play the Giorgi Armani Classic at the Hurlingham Club next week. Earlier Nadal had also announced the same. Meanwhile, we already have Carlos Alcaraz and Andy Murray in the draw for that same event. On the women’s side, British superstar Emma Raducanu will also play in the tournament.

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It will be a star-studded affair at the Hurlingham Club. Safe to say, the fans will have a great time watching all those stars together before the Wimbledon main draw.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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