PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 03: Alexander Zverev of Germany lies injured against Rafael Nadal of Spain during the Men's Singles Semi Final match on Day 13 of The 2022 French Open at Roland Garros on June 03, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

The French Open match between Alexander Zverev and Rafael Nadal came to an abrupt ending when Alexander Zverev suffered an apparent ankle injury. I say ‘apparent’ to be polite. They took him off the court in a wheelchair.

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PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 03: Alexander Zverev of Germany is wheeled off in a wheelchair following an injury against Rafael Nadal of Spain during the Men’s Singles Semi Final match on Day 13 of The 2022 French Open at Roland Garros on June 03, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

 

Before the injury occurred the two were engaged in an epic battle which had already lasted over 3 hours before this happened deep in the second set.  I’m giving you a final warning before you hit play on the video, you can hear the man crying.