Nadal withdrew, but what about next year?
Nine-time French Opener winner Rafael Nadal withdrew from the fourth round of this year's competition because of a wrist injury he has been nursing for weeks.
Nadal: "I have to retire from the tournament because I have a problem in my wrist that I have since couple of wks." pic.twitter.com/cR6nRYDE4E
— Roland Garros (@rolandgarros) May 27, 2016
This is the first time the Spaniard has ever left mid-event which has many fans from across the world feeling heart-broken.
When you hear about Nadal's withdrawal pic.twitter.com/PmtrnnbiMI
— WTA Reactions (@WTAreactions) May 27, 2016
But many, of course, are also hoping for a speedy recovery so he can come back next year and win number 10.
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the #FrenchOpen with a wrist injury ?
We hope to see him back in action soon ? pic.twitter.com/fxkBVMMMq8
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) May 27, 2016
Nadal himself even said he would be back.
"9 times in my career I've been able to be healthy here and win this tournament. Now is a tough moment. But it's not the end."—Nadal #RG16
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) May 27, 2016
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