Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/16/12
You can't injure you knee sitting in a chair, right? You can if you are Rafael Nadal, apparently, but then very few people's knees have suffered like Rafa's knees. The former world No. 1 came through his first-round match at the Australian Open with a clear cut 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 victory over the American Alex Kusnetsov and then recounted the bizarre story of how, just 24 hours earlier, he thought he was not going to be able to play. "Yesterday afternoon happened the most strange thing that ever happened to me," said Nadal. "I was sitting on a chair in the hotel. I felt like a crack on the knee. I stand up and felt the knee a little bit strange. I move the knee two times to try to find the feeling. After second time the knee stays completely straight with unbelievable pain. I have no movement on the knee." Nadal was rushed over to Melbourne Park where he had ultrasound and was then taken to a hospital for an MRI. It showed nothing. So Nadal had the trainers work on his knee all evenin...
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