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Rafael Nadal, winner of Roland-Garros: “My priority is to continue tennis”

Jean-Francois Peres
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10:08 a.m., June 06, 2022

Winner of Roland-Garros for the 14th time, Rafael Nadal caused a sensation on the Porte d’Auteuil clay courts. The Spanish star attributed himself to the microphone of Europe 1 on the tournament, his desires and the rumors which surround his retirement and ensure once again that no, he has not said his last word.


Rafael Nadal is not ready to say goodbye to tennis. The Spanish star won his 14th title at Roland-Garros on Sunday. A feat for the player, who suffers from Müller-Weiss syndrome. What are the sportsman’s plans today, who celebrated his 36th birthday during the tournament? Asked at the microphone of Europe 1, Rafael Nadal assured not to have said his last word.

“My priority is to continue,” assured Rafael Nadal. “But I need to know how things are going to be evaluated. I’ve always loved being a tennis player. I love my job, I love what I do. So my motivation is to continue if my foot allows me.”

“Roland-Garros is a magical place”

This Monday, Rafael Nadal returns to Mallorca with stars in his eyes. The champion wanted to thank the public for their unconditional support. “Roland-Garros is for me the most special place of my entire career as a tennis player”, named the Spaniard from Manacor. “It’s a magical place. Everything I’ve experienced here is unique. And this year it’s even more special than usual. This tournament with the trophy in my hands gives meaning to all the efforts that I was able to do.”


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