Alexander Zverev Reveals He Has Several Torn Ligaments After Twisting Right Foot In S-F vs Rafael Nadal

Paris: German tennis player Alexander Zverev suffered a semifinal heart attack at Roland Garros because he had to stay out of the middle of the clash against Rafael Nadal, who revealed that he had several torn ligaments in his right foot.Read more – Coco Gough promised ‘different outcome’ the next time he meets Iga Swiotek

Under the roof of Court Philippe Chattier, one of the biggest matches of the season was curtailed 7-6 (8), 6-6, when Zverev was forced to leave the courtroom in a wheelchair after he badly injured his right foot. To his right when tracking Nadal’s forehand deep behind the baseline. Also Read – Rafael Nadal is the oldest tennis player to win the French Open by facing student Casper Rudd in the final

After the fall, Zverev cried out in pain and had to be helped by a wheelchair from Physio and Nadal, who quickly made his way around the net to support the 25-year-old. Read also – Rafael Nadal skipping Wimbledon 2022? The Spaniard’s name appears on the entry list and the manager is informed of the rumors

Clearly, in agony, the world no. Several minutes after the umpire’s handshake, he returned to court on crutches. He received stand-up applause from fans and hugs from Nadal, who are now on a winning streak to seize the record 22nd Grand Slam trophy.

On Sunday, the world’s No. 3-ranked player posted and wrote on Instagram a picture of himself walking on crutches from a private plane.

Based on the first medical checkups, it looks like I have torn several lateral ligaments in my right foot.

“I want to thank everyone around the world for the kind of messages I received. Your support means a lot to me now! And thank you so much to my friends from @goodwill_private_aviation for taking good care of me in certain situations.

The 25-year-old hopes to return to Roland Garros next year.

“I’ll try to keep you updated on the next developments. Let’s meet next time @rolandgarros!”

Due to the nature of the injury, Zverev is suspected to be participating in the third major Wimbledon of the year since the grass-court tournament begins on June 27.

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