The season that I had surely dreamed of Rafael Nadal it did not end up coming true. The injury to your foot, which led him to marginalize him in the remainder of 2021, was a great setback for the manacorí, who As a result of that, he reflected on the situation he is going through physically and mentally.
“I also had a bad time with the injuries, but I always found a way to get up and move on. Over the years, you also have to be realistic: things get complicated, time flies. But I stay positive and I appreciate how lucky I am to experience all these things, “said the Spaniard from his tennis academy.
It should be remembered that Rafa could not contest the US Open 2021, where there was great expectation to see him back on the circuit. But towards the end of August, he released the news that the tennis world did not want to hear: he was getting off the season.
In this sense, Nadal explained: “In my dream scenario, I was playing Wimbledon, Tokyo and the US Open. But the scenarios cannot always be followed to the letter. You have to know how to adapt and accept things as they come ”.
Regarding the progress of his recovery, weeks ago he had said that he is “a little sore in the foot and it’s complicated“, although he always has” the illusion of improving “.
Rafa is currently ranked No. 6 on the ATP circuit. Although there are still no certainty when he will return, a priori the Australian Open is shaping up to be his great comeback.