Thibaut Pinot and Guillaume Martin question Rafael Nadal's use of cortisone injections: 'What Nadal has done would be impossible in cycling'

The tennis player admitted he had several injections in his foot to help him win the French Open on Sunday

Guillaume Martin Thibaut Pinot Rafa Nadal
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French riders Thibaut Pinot and Guillaume Martin have both questioned Rafael Nadal for his use of cortisone injections at the French Open, stating the amount of anaesthetic the tennis player needed is simply prohibited in cycling. 

Rafa Nadal won the French Open for the 14th time at Roland Garros on Sunday, but afterwards he stated: "I played without feeling in my foot. I played with an injection in the nerve, and the foot was asleep, that's why I was able to play."

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