PADEL star Paquita Navarro has been discharged from hospital after he crashed through one of the back glass windows during his match on Saturday.
The 29-year-old miraculously picked up no serious injuries after he slammed through the wall – forcing him to retire from the tournament.
YouTube: World Padel Tour Paquita Navarro was attempting to return a ball during the Oeiras Valley Portugal Padel Masters semi-final
YouTube: World Padel Tour Navarro, 29, smashed through the glass windows as he sustained cuts to his face
The incident happened during the 11th game of the second set, with the Andalusian ace sent to hospital for treatment on his severe cuts.
Navarro was competing in the Oeiras Valley Portugal Padel Masters semi-final with partner Juan Martin Diaz.
The duo were 6-3 5-5 up against Argentinian pair Juan Mieres and Miguel Lamperti – who advanced through to the final.
Upon his release, Navarro has thanked fans for their supportive messages, while declaring he will be out again on the court in no time.
YouTube: World Padel Tour Padel star Navarro was forced to go to hospital after the dramatic incident
YouTube: World Padel Tour Shocked fans in attendance looked on in horror as Navarro slammed into the wall
He said: “I want to thank the Portuguese Federation, the World Padel Tour, my colleagues and the fans. I was unfortunate and it could have happened to anyone.
“It’s not a risky sport, I’ve been on the tracks all my life and it’s never happened to me.
“I was not lucky and I had an accident that could have happened to anyone.”
Before adding: “I’m doing better than you’d think, judging by the images. I’ll be back soon, diving head first for every ball.”