Rafael Nadal fitness update: Spaniard ‘optimistic’ as he trains on grass, but yet to decide about Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal's resilience: The Spaniard is 'hopeful' as he trains on the grass, but will still decide on Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal has taken experimental steps to return to work following treatment for his chronic foot injury, but will still make a decision about competing at Wimbledon.

Shortly after winning Roland Garros' 14th title and 22nd Grand Slam, Nadal has admitted he is not sure he will play for the All England Tennis Club this year

As he has played "without feeling at his feet" at the French Open, using. cortisone injections to pass matches.

However, he also indicated that he was about to face a new course of emotional therapy. "It will be a radiofrequency injection into the nerve to try to heat the nerve slightly and create the effect

He finished the first round of treatment last week and was on crutches for a few days, but Carrusel Deportivo wrote on Twitter that he was training on the grass at Santa Ponsa Country Club in Mallorca.

The 36-year-old will be re-training "in the next few days to see if the foot is responding well to treatment as it has done so far".