Having tried a new treatment to treat his left foot after Roland-Garros, Rafael Nadal is getting closer and closer to participating in Wimbledon. The Spaniard has already completed his first training session in London on Monday to continue his recovery. For his part, Novak Djokovic also began his preparation in London as the Grand Slam approaches.
Suffering from the syndrome of Muller-Weiss, Rafael Nadal was forced to play Roland Garros undercover in order to have his left foot asleep. The Spaniard has also achieved the feat of being crowned champion again on clay in Paris – after a landslide victory against Casper Ruud in the final (6-3, 6-3, 6-0) – with this constraint. After his title atAustralian Open, Rafael Nadal is therefore on its way to achieve the Grand Slam calendar, chose who hasn’t arrived since Rod Laver in 1969. However, the Spaniard does not intend to play Wimbledon in the same state. The 36-year-old therefore set about trying a new treatment after Roland Garroswhich made his participation for the Grand Slam of London very uncertain. But a few days ago, Rafael Nadal had delivered excellent news on his state of health: I had two sessions of this treatment and they were satisfactory. Regarding Wimbledon, my intention is to play the tournament, and this week spent in training makes me say that I have a good chance (of playing at Wimbledon). “And things seem to be confirmed for a presence of the Spaniard on the grass of London.
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Nadal and Djokovic are in London, an exhibition in view before Wimbledon?
One week from the start of Wimbledon (June 27 to July 10), Rafael Nadal one already landed in the English capital. The 36-year-old even performed his first training session on Monday to test the effectiveness of radiofrequency treatment on his left foot. But he is not the only one to have started his preparation in London. Approaching Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic also took part in his first training session. Winner of five of the last seven editions of the tournament, the Serb intends to add a new coronation in Grand Slamwhich would allow him to overcome Roger Federer and get a little closer Rafael Nadal. Defeated by their Spanish rival in the quarter-finals of Roland Garros, Nole therefore seems determined to make a big performance in London. The two stars of world tennis could also refine their preparation and test themselves very soon. When Classic Giorgio Armanian exhibition which is held in the London capital from June 21 to 26, they will be able to find opponents such as Carlos Alcaraz, Felix Auger-Aliassime or Casper Ruud (finalist of the last edition of Roland-Garros). This should therefore constitute a very serious first attempt just before Wimbledon. The opportunity for Rafael Nadal to see if his left foot is restored enough to be able to improve at the top level against rather tough opponents. Novak Djokovicas for him, will be able to become aware of what he must regulate if he wants to go to the end of this edition of Wimbledon.