Tennis: A retirement like Federer? Nadal drops a big announcement

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A retirement like Federer? Nadal drops a big announcement

Posted on September 20, 2022 at 10:35 p.m. by Thibault Morlain

Despite his victories at the Australian Open and Roland-Garros, Rafael Nadal only went through simple moments with several physical glitches in particular. To the point of considering an early career end? This has been mentioned by some, especially after his victory at Porte d’Auteuil. However, Nadal repeated it again, a retirement is not on the cards.

A 36 year old Rafael Nadal done again and again among the best players in the world. He has also shown it this season by winning theAustralian Open and Roland Garros. However, the weight of the years weigh more and more and the physique of the Spaniard is often lacking. What did some people fear the worst to do? After Roland Garrossome have mentioned in particular a possible retirement of Rafael Nadal. But the Mallorca native is still active and it’s been clear he doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon.

“This year has been complicated”

Present this Tuesday at Alcala University, Rafael Nadal was honored by the King Philip VI, then receiving the Camino Real award. On this occasion, the Spaniard looked back on his season characterized by ups and downs. And it is on this occasion that Nadal dropped an announcement regarding the rest of his career. ” It is true that this year has been complicated, not only because of injuries, which have followed me throughout my career, but also because of personal and family news which in this case is very good news. It is for this reason that, in a year full of joys, and also, why not say it, of difficult times, to receive recognition like today’s is an even greater joy. “, first explained Nadal.

“My intention is to continue carrying the name of Spain”

He then assured: I hope this event does not mean that my career is over. Far from it, or at least that’s not the intention. My intention is to continue to carry the name of Spain around the world as long as I am still active and in competition “.

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