Rafael Nadal: ‘I was in Barcelona with my team and…’

On the one hand we see the number one in the world ready to make history, the Serbian Novak Djokovic who on Sunday will face the Russian talent Daniil Medvedev in a great challenge at Flushing Meadows and on the other we see the troubles of the other two members of the Big Three, that is Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. The Swiss seems ever closer to retiring with no one really knowing the date of his eventual return while Rafael Nadal, the clay court king, is currently stopped due to foot problems. After months of absence following the defeat in the Roland Garros semifinal against Novak Djokovic, Rafa tried to return to the ATP tournament in Washington, but lost in the second game playing in ‘unreasonable’ conditions His coach Carlos Moya himself confirmed that during the game lost against Lloyd Harris the Spanish tennis player almost limped. Due to these foot problems Nadal announced the end of his season early, a situation that forced him to miss the US Open and that will force him to miss the Finals at the end of the year. Nadal has been fighting for years with both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the battle for the Slams and currently, awaiting the final on Sunday, all three tennis phenomena are at 20 Slams.

Rafa’s return date is uncertain at the moment

In a recent Instagram post, Rafael Nadal left a beautiful message for his fans. He updated them saying he is currently in Barcelona, Spain with his medical team for the treatment of his foot injury. He also revealed that he will be taking a few rest days for now and will only be able to return to the court after a gap of some weeks. “Hello everyone, I have not communicated with you through the networks for some time. Tell you that I was in Barcelona with my team and the medical team, to receive a treatment on my foot that will give me a few days of rest and a few weeks off the track,” wrote Nadal in the caption of his Instagram post. (Translated via Google Translate) “Back home and in the process of recovery. Thank you all for your support!” added the 20-time Grand Slam winner. Rafa’s return date is uncertain at the moment. However, fans expect him to recover before the next season and want him to make an incredible comeback before the Australian Open 2022.