Posted on June 8, 2022 at 7:35 a.m. by Thomas Bourseau
Rafael Nadal has as soon as once more conquered Paris and extra exactly, for the 14th time in his profession. Indeed, because of his victory over Casper Ruud within the closing on the Philippe Chatrier courtroom final Sunday, the Majorcan received his twenty second Grand Slam of his profession. To congratulate him, Roger Federer despatched him a message.
For the fourteenth time in his profession, Rafael Nadal lifted the Roland-Garros trophy final Sunday on the Cours Philippe Chatrier. Since his debut within the skilled world, the Majorcan’s victory at the Paris Grand Slam has grow to be a behavior when he’s in good bodily situation. And from the peak of his 36 years and being notably diminished for this 2022 version resulting from foot ache, Raphael Nadal outdid himself and went to attract on his reserves to comb away the competitors at each flip, with particularly just a little accident within the semi-finals since alexander Zverevwhich posed an actual problem to Nadal, needed to forfeit after injuring his ankle. As a consequence, the length of the combat has been decreased and Raphael Nadal bought the higher of casper Ruud within the closing on Sunday on the Chatrier in three units (6-3, 6-3 and 6-0). Nevertheless, his fortunate star which allowed him to not go to the top of the combat towards Zverev just isn’t one of many solely causes for his coronation at Roland-Garros. His infiltrations for his foot ache undeniably performed a task with out which Rafael Nadal would in all probability not have been in a position to take part on this version of the Grand Slam in Paris. What notably induced a stir on the planet of biking at Thibaut Pinot and Guillaume Martin who didn’t fail to level out the distinction in media remedy between “doping” in Cycling and in Tennis. “If a cyclist does the same thing, it’s already forbidden, but even if it weren’t, everyone would fall on him calling him doped because there is such a cultural background, such clichés attached to the bike. While people praise Nadal for being able to go this far in pain.
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“After the victory, he wrote me a message to congratulate me”
But aside from the questions concerning the infiltrations that allowed Raphael Nadal to disregard the ache or relatively to cut back it, Nadal has as soon as once more proven his unfailing dedication and his ease on clay. Victorious for the fourteenth time at Roland-Garros, which allowed him to win the twenty second Grand Slam of his lengthy and profitable profession, Rafael Nadal didn’t obtain the congratulations message from his nice buddy roger Federer, at least publicly as was the case for his victory at the Australian Open earlier this yr. Nevertheless, in non-public, an trade of SMS would have taken place between the 2 males and initiated by Federer by which the Swiss didn’t fail to congratulate Nadal. “With Roger, we have a good relationship and a special bond. After the victory, he wrote me a message to congratulate me”. Here is the quick and concise message that Raphael Nadal shared concerning the non-public congratulations of roger Federer for his new feat at Roland-Garros in an interview with Sky Sports and in feedback relayed by Eurosport. It stays to be seen whether or not Raphael Nadalgiven his present bodily situation, will be capable of put the lid again on Wimbledon and win a 3rd Grand Slam this yr.