Nadal crushes himself in Paris: nine hours of work in three days

Nadal crushes himself in Paris: 9 hours of work in 3 days

Despite the fact that Rafa Nadal has already played 16 games (13-3) so far this gravel campaign and has been able to practice normally, the Spaniard arrived in Paris ready to leave everything behind. to start the tournament with the best possible preparation. That is why it is crushed at the Roland Garros facilities with two training sessions on two tracks, the Philippe Chatrier and the 5, with quality companions.

On Thursday, his first day of work, he rallied from 10:00 to 12:00 with Russian Karen Khachanov in the center and then warmed up in the afternoon with Carlos Moyá from 15:00 to 16:00 on one of the outer courts. On Friday he repeated the pattern, but with two track changes (see table) and with Pablo Carreño as hitting partner. And this Saturday, with sun and heat (24 degrees), he shared a morning session with another Russian, Aslan Karatsev, and completed another evening. In total, nine hours in three days.

Nadal training at Roland Garros

Schedule Track Co-worker
10:00 to 12:00 Pc Khachanov
15:00 to 16:00 5
10:30 to 11:00 5 Pablo Carreño
11:00 to 12:30 Pc Pablo Carreño
16:00 to 17:00 5
10:30 to 11:00 5
11:00 to 12:30 Pc Aslan karatsev
16:00 to 17:00 5

PC: Philippe Chatrier

“Since Rome, things have continued in a good line. I was increasing the workload, yesterday (Thursday) I did a double session, and then we will have to go down. I think I arrive well, although later we will have to show it on the track, “Nadal said at the press conference on Friday. His plan shows that he is very well physically, since it is known that he is not very much to the taste of the technicians of the number three in the world to abuse track hours. At the moment, nobody trains more than him. For something he accumulates 13 titles in the French Grand Slam.

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