Rafael Nadal withdraws from Montreal hardcourt occasion | Tennis Information

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Nadal has withdrawn as a result of identical belly pressure which compelled him to overlook his Wimbledon semi-final final month

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from subsequent week’s U.S. Open tune-up occasion in Montreal, Canada as a result of identical belly pressure which compelled him to overlook his Wimbledon semi-final final month, he stated on Friday.

World quantity three Nadal’s quest for a calendar Grand Slam ended after he pulled out of his extremely anticipated showdown towards Australia’s Nick Kyrgios lower than 24 hours earlier than the match.

The 26-year-old Nadal, who has gained 22 main titles, is a five-time champion on the ATP 1000 occasion in Montreal, which begins on Monday.

“I’ve been practising for some time now with out serving and began with serves 4 days in the past. All the things has been going effectively, nevertheless yesterday, after my regular apply, I felt a slight hassle on my belly and as we speak it was nonetheless there,” Nadal stated in an announcement.

“After talking with my physician we want to take issues in a conservative approach and provides a couple of extra days earlier than beginning to compete.

“I’m very unhappy to not lastly journey to Montreal and to play a match that I’ve gained 5 instances and I like to play. I severely hope I can come again there to play in entrance of the superb crowds up there.”

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic additionally withdrew from the occasion on Thursday as he can’t enter the nation with out being totally vaccinated towards COVID-19, whereas Britain’s Andy Murray was handed one in all 4 wildcards.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.


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