In catching up from a few weekend stories, Rafael Nadal tweeted Saturday morning that he was just drug tested.
“8.30 de mañana!!!acabo de pasar un control antidoping sorpresa…era de esperar después de todo…pero me alegro de que sea así!” Nadal wrote.
A loose Google translation reveals, “8.30 in morning! Just pass a drug test … expected surprise after all … but I’m glad it well!”
Coincidently, Nadal’s tweet or “response” comes during the same week in which a French TV spot suggested Nadal and his fellow Spanish athletes are dopers.
The men’s tennis tour drug tests its players randomly throughout the season. I wonder if Nadal will now continue to announce when he’s been tested to fend off the rumors. Or maybe he wasn’t tested at all and the announcement was just a PR plant. What proof do we have he really was tested?
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