Nadal will be taking a doctor with him to Paris.
This year's tournament will be held with 100% capacity
"I need to play better than today".
The Mallorcan said he was doing all he can to be fully ready for the tournament.
This was only the second defeat of the year for Rafa Nadal.
Rafa will take on Belgium's David Goffin in the last 16 later today.
Becker guided Djokovic to six of his 20 Grand Slam titles.
Novak Djokovic has also criticised the ban.
The best players in the world are using Santa Ponsa to train.
Rafa Nadal will be targeting a fourteenth French Open title.
Taylor Fritz battled through excruciating pain to bring Rafa Nadal's 20-match winning run to an end.
If Nadal can win, he will move into a tie with Novak Djokovic for the most Masters 1000 titles with 37.
Rafa Nadal will face British number one Cameron Norrie in the final.
"I can't believe it, honestly. It has been a great week for me playing a great level."
Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said that he is keen to return to Australia despite his deportation this year.
Djokovic is set to return to action in Dubai next week for the first time since his deportation from Australia.
Nadal took part in a YouTube broadcast on Tuesday about health.
Following his record-breaking win in the Australian Open, Rafa Nadal returned to Mallorca on Wednesday.
The Spanish great is now one major title clear of his 'Big Three' rivals.
But no matter how the final unfolds, the Mallorcan is relishing just having the chance.
The Russian will now seek to stop Nadal from setting an all-time men's record of 21 Grand Slam titles.
"I have been a little bit unlucky during my career with some injuries and other times I played amazing finals with good chances."
Nadal will contest his 36th Grand Slam semi-final on Friday.
Rafa Nadal has drawn within two wins of a record 21st Grand Slam title.
The Spaniard is on course for a men's record 21st Grand Slam title.
Rafa Nadal is taking no pleasure from the absence of great rival Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open...
Eurosport presenter James Parrack gives his views on Djokovic's situation.
A Federal Court convenes to hear the 34-year-old's appeal against the Australian government's second attempt to boot him out.
Last month he tested positive for COVID-19 following an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi.
The vacant spot in the draw will be decided after qualifying.
The Government (of Australian Prime Minister Scott) Morrison is firmly committed to protecting Australia's borders.
Australia considering cancelling his visa again.
"Whether or not I agree with Djokovic on some things, justice has spoken..."
Djokovic's case had caused anger in Australia, where more than 90% of the adult population is double vaccinated and public opinion has been largely against the player.