Rafael Nadal reaches French Open final after injured Alexander Zverev bows out

What is Alexander Zverev's injury

Alexander Zverev's French Open run was cut short after the German tennis player suffered an ankle injury

The injury, which occurred during the second set when the score was 7-6 (8) 6-6 in Nadal's favor

Zverev and Nadal had been on court for three hours and 13 minutes, with the Spaniard winning the first set in a tie break, when the 25-year-old's injury occurred.

Alexander Zverev left the court in a wheelchair 

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Alexander Zverev (left) and Rafael Nadal shared a moment after Zverev had to retire due to an ankle injury during a semifinal match