September 30, 2022

In the aftermath of Rafael Nadal’s historic victory at Roland Garros, two leading French runners have spoken out to express their discomfort with the injections the Spanish tennis star used to treat his injured foot throughout the tournament.

Nadal won a record 14th Roland Garros crown and a 22nd Grand Slam title on Sunday, later revealing that treatment for a persistent foot problem included injections to close certain nerves and put his foot in place, as he did described, “to sleep”.