Nadal considered ending season after Indian Wells injury

Rafael Nadal After the second set I left the court to be clear-minded

Rafael Nadal After the second set I left the court to be clear-minded

The 29 students who graduated from the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar on Wednesday afternoon were treated to words of wisdom from two Spanish tennis legends as Rafael Nadal and recently retired David Ferrer spoke to the graduating class, the academy's third.Nadal, who won his record-extending 12th Roland Garros title on Sunday, told the students to surround themselves with the right people. Nadal is now 33 years old and is five years younger than Swiss veteran Federer, but he is also troubled by injuries in his career. Usual disclaimer, you must be over 18 to visit their site. He said that due to injury in early 2019, he was feeling mentally and physically weak, and was questioning his love for the game.

Kvitova won the Birmingham event in 2017 in just her second tournament back following a serious knife attack that almost ended her career, and followed up with a victory over Magdalena Rybarikova to lift the title again previous year.

RAFAEL NADAL has revealed why he can challenge Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic for the Wimbledon title this year.

But Nadal admitted during an interview after his French Open triumph that a month ago he could not imagine winning the title at Roland Garros.

The world No. 2, who has dominated the clay court season in recent years, suffered defeats in the semifinals in three consecutive clay court tournaments in Monte Carlo, Madrid and Barcelona, which indicated that he was not at his best physically.

Tennis: After winning the French Open 2019, Spain's tennis star Rafael Nadal has told about his further goal. "If I made it to this point, it was because I believed that I could".

"If I can, that would be brilliant, but I don't think that's going to be the case". Ideas and scenarios were swirling inside my head.

However, Andy Murray will be seen playing doubles in this grass-court season. Another option was to press on and play through the pain. It required a change of mindset. and that doesn't happen overnight.

"Between the level of pain and just being sidelined, there came a time when I just felt exhausted of all of this", he added.

"I'm going to have to adjust my schedule a little bit, but that's a matter I'll discuss with my team", he added. He continued, "If those guys are fit and healthy and get through the first few rounds, I would expect one of them to come through".