Rafael Nadal advances to the 2022 French Open Final after an opponent's leg injury: "Very sad for him"

Rafael Nadal stated that Alexander Zverev, his French Open semi-final opponent had dropped out because of an injury.

Rafael Nadal advances to the 2022 French Open Final after an opponent's leg injury: "Very sad for him"

Rafael Nadal stated that Alexander Zverev, his French Open semi-final opponent had dropped out because of an injury.

Rafael Nadal, a tennis legend, has the chance to win the French Open as the oldest winner.

According to the Associated Press the Spanish tennis pro advanced to Friday's French Open final after Alexander Zverev, his opponent in the semi-final, was injured and had to withdraw. It took place on Nadal’s 36th birthday.

Nadal won the first set 7-6 (8). He was close to a tiebreaker in set two, but Zverev, 25, grabbed his ankle and began screaming in pain as he chased the ball.

Before Zverev, a 21-time Grand Slam champion, left the court in a wheelchair, he checked on his opponent. Zverev, who was on crutches at the time, announced that he would be leaving the match. He gave Nadal a hug and congratulated him.

Reuters reported that Nadal stated, "Very difficult and very sad for his," He was playing an incredible tournament. He is a great colleague on the Tour."

Nadal said, "I know how hard he is fighting to win a Grand Slam. But for the moment, he was very unlucky." "The only thing that I know is that he will win not one, but more than one Grand Slam," Nadal said.

Andres Gimeno (Spanish tennis player) is the oldest person to win a French Open. He was 34 at the time he won the title in 1972.

Nadal is ranked No. 5, in singles, has won 13 times the French Open record. He is also trying to defend his Grand Slam record, and is currently vying for a 22nd championship.

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