Serena Williams was forced out of Roland Garros due to injury last week.
The 23 Grand Slam winner Serena Williams chose not to play the french open bacause of the Achilles injury that she suffered at the US Open.
for that, Rafael Nadal showed his support to Serena for taking this decision as He knows well what the injury means for a Tennis player.
“I really don’t like to talk about things that I don’t know very well. I don’t want to speculate how bad is the injury or not.”
“Of course, is very sad news for tennis, for Roland Garros, and especially for her,” the 12-time French Open winner said.
“I am sorry for her. I can just wish her a fast and good recovery. All the comebacks are tough, especially when you get a little bit older. Every time is more difficult.”
“She showed amazing passion for this sport. I really believe that she will be good in the next couple of months.”
Serena Williams reveals about the injury that caused her to miss Roland Garros 2020
After the pull out of The French Open the 23 Grand Slam winner talked about her injury and explained what is all about,
“Just two weeks of sitting down and doing nothing and, after that, I’ve been told I need to do a little training.”
“But, doing the math on that, more than likely – I don’t know if I’ll be able play another tournament this year.”
“It will mean a lot of time to fully recover for the future.”
“I feel like my body is willing. This is not a nagging injury. This is an acute injury. If it was my knee,”
“that would be more devastating for me, but this is something that just happened, and it’s super acute. That’s totally different,” Serena said.
Serena Williams believes her body is still active
At the end of her interview, Serena reveals her body is still doing well and will try to comeback even stronger.
“So, I think my body is doing really, really well. I just ran into, for lack of a better word, bad timing and bad luck in New York.”
“It happened but my body is doing really well. And I can never do too much sitting because I’ve been working for over 20-something years.”
“I love playing tennis. I love competing and I love being out here. It’s my job – and I’m pretty good at it still.”
“So, until I feel like I’m not good at it, I’ll be OK. And I’m so close to some things. Like, I’m almost there. That’s what keeps me going.”