During the past midnight, Alexander Zverev posted a series of videos on his Instagram stories speaking publicly for the first time after his injury. The German, who had to retire in the second set of the match against Rafa Nadal due to a strong ankle sprain, explained to his followers that he believed have “a serious injury”, although he is still waiting to know the exact damages. In addition, Zverev wanted to wish Nadal luck for the final, where the world number three hopes that the Balearic “make more history.”
With a serious face, Alexander began to speak to his followers in a video that Roland Garros also broadcast. “Today on the track is a very hard moment for me. It was being a fantastic game until what happened happened. It seems that I have a serious injury, but the medical team and the doctors are still doing tests. I will keep you informed and I will tell you as soon as I know more”, explained the German tennis player, showing the seriousness of the injury. If confirmed, Zverev would miss, at least, Wimbledon, which starts in less than a month.
– Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 3, 2022
In addition, the German wanted to take advantage of the final seconds of the video to wish Nadal luck, with whom he was leading a historic duel until the injury. “I want to congratulate Rafa, an incredible achievement his fourteenth final, hopefully he can reach the end and make more history. Today is not an easy moment for me, I will keep you informed. See you,” said Zverev, who will soon reveal the exact extent of his ankle problems.