Rafael Nadal: Spanish star backed to regain top form after injury
Mar 05, 2018, 00:33
It marked the sixth tournament in a row that Nadal has pulled out of or retired from - Basel, Paris, the London ATP Tour Finals, Brisbane, Australian Open and Acapulco.
"I'm sorry to write this, but my worst possible scenario has been confirmed. I won't be able to play in Miami or Indian Wells as I need to recover", Nadal said in a statement posted on his Facebook page on Friday.
Nadal's withdrawal was greeted with dismay by Indian Wells tournament director Tommy Haas.
Now, he's out of Acapulco, Indian Wells and Miami.
The 31-year-old has been struggling with a number of fitness problems in 2018 so far after the Spanish number one exited at the Australian Open at the quarter-final stage back in January.
Despite being forced to miss out on the two highest-tiered tournaments in America, which his great rival Roger Federer will defend, Petchey believes Nadal has made a "very smart decision" which will improve his ability to dominate once again on the red clay. "I dream of coming back to Roland-Garros", Sport24 quoted Federer, as saying.
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The defender dived in front of the ball as Madrid left back Theo Hernandez tried to clear it from near the goal line. Modric and Marcelo (both hamstring) could miss the Champions League second-leg against PSG in a fortnight.
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