Alexander Zverev could not finish his fight against Rafael Nadal on Friday in the semi-finals of the French Open. The German suffers from a serious injury to the right ankle.
A match of titans, monstrous, intense exchanges, and suddenly a chilling cry of pain… Thus concluded the formidable opposition between Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev, Friday, in the semi-finals of Roland-Garros. On a lateral move like so many others accomplished during the fortnight, the German saw his right ankle slip away to find himself on the ground, unable to continue the fight. And for good reason…
« According to the first medical examinations, it seems that I have torn several lateral ligaments of the right foot “Explains the interested party this Saturday in an Instagram post accompanied by a photo showing him crutches in hand. ” I will be flying to Germany on Monday to do more tests and determine the best and fastest way for me to recover. »
In the form of his life on these Internationals of France, after having chained half in Monte-Carlo, final in Madrid and another half in Rome, Alexander Zverev played there for the second consecutive year in the last four of the Porte d’Auteuil. With all the potential in his racket of a second Grand Slam final to be won after his ultimate failure at the US Open in 2020.