Nadal doesn’t see tennis back soon; is worried about injuries

Spanish tennis star, Rafael Nadal, believes a tennis return in the near future will be difficult to carve.

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April 28, 2020 - 10:05 AM

Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Dominic Thiem of Austria during their final match on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris, France. Nadal continued his dominance of the French Open with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over Thiem. Photo by Henri Szwarc/Abaca Press/TNS

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal says it will be “very difficult” for tennis to return to action any time soon and is concerned about the risk of injuries when the sport resumes.

Nadal spoke in a joint interview with NBA player Pau Gasol that was published by Spanish newspapers on Monday.

“I don’t think training would be a problem, but competing… I see it very difficult,” Nadal said. “It’s a moment to be responsible and coherent, so I don’t see how we can travel every week to a different country.

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