Nadal does not put a date on his return: “I work a lot every day”

Rafael Nadal has admitted this Wednesday, after being distinguished as an adopted son by the Sant Llorenç des Cardassar city council for the help he provided to the municipality in the tragic torrent of 2018, that does not know when he will be able to reappear in Tennis courts being immersed in the process of recovering from a treatment on his left foot.

“I want to recover from the injury to return in condition,” said Nadal, who this year has had to give up the Tokyo Olympics already several tournaments, including Wimbledon and the US Open. “I don’t know when I’ll play again, I work a lot every day, I follow a specific plan, evidently with a marked roadmap and with very clear objectives, “replied the Balearic tennis player to a question about his recovery process.” I will not say what those objectives are – he added – because there are things that I cannot control one hundred percent, but inside my head I do have clear what my objectives are and I trust that things will follow a positive course to be able to try to compete, “he said.

“I work a lot every day to try first, to recover, and second, when I am recovered to be prepared to play again in full condition“, reiterated the winner of twenty Grand Slams titles, tied with the Swiss Roger Federer and the serbian Novak Djokovic.

Nadal recalled that “relatively recently” he underwent treatment on his foot “a little aggressive,” he said. “I am in a process of recovery, of work, with a progressive increase of loads and sensations are not measured daily. You have to be a little cautious, look a little at the medium term, “he added.

The Mallorcan tennis player insisted that he follows “to the letter” everything that is being recommended to him to return to the competition in full condition, and that he does so “with the best of attitudes and with the maximum intensity and enthusiasm possible”. “After there are things that do not depend on me, but I trust that what I am doing gives the result that we hope, “he remarked.

Nadal, finally, referred to the start of the Mallorca League: “It is a good start to the season; it started well, then it had three defeats against Athletic Bilbao, Madrid and Osasuna, it comes from winning (against Levante). average of points (11) and of sensations continue being positive “, valued the Balearic athlete.


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