Alexander Zverev underwent a surgery on torn ligaments in his right ankle following the incident in the Roland Garros semifinals.
Rafael Nadal had multiple injections during the tournament to keep him going as he won his 14th title at Roland Garros.
With his 22nd Grand Slam win, the Spaniard has pulled away from Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the Grand Slam standings
Nadal has Mueller-Weiss Syndrome, a rare degenerative ailment that causes him constant discomfort.
The first set was an absolute breeze for the world no. 1 who completely blew Gauff away with her quick and aggressive tennis.
The 25-year-old exited the court in a wheelchair before returning on crutches and notifying the umpire that he was unable to continue.
Nadal got past third seed Alexander Zverev in the semi-final after the German was forced to withdraw due to what looked like a serious injury.
The semi-final match between Casper Ruud and Marin Cilic was held up for 13 minutes on Friday when a protester ran onto the court
Amelie Mauresmo’s comment has spread like a wildfire with people from all over the world criticizing the tournament director.
Coco Gauff, who turned 18 in March, became the youngest player to reach the final in Paris since Kim Clijsters in 2001.