Cincinnati. After withdrawing from the Torun tournament to the hard courts this week, Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal announced yesterday that he will also not participate in the Cincinnati Masters 1000 due to a left foot injury that has plagued him for months.
Decision to win 20 titles Big bangs It means he is unlikely to play before the US Open, which begins on August 30 in New York. The 35-year-old Spanish star won the competition in 2019, the last time he participated.
Nadal played last week in Washington, where he beat Jack Sock, but fell to Lloyd Harris, two out of three times. groups. That was his first tournament in about two months, in which he suffered a left foot injury suffered in his semi-final defeat at Roland Garros, on June 11, to Novak Djokovic.
Iberi did not participate in Wimbledon or the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to injury and went three weeks without practice.
The defection of Nadal, ranked fourth in the world, means that none of the “Big Three” will compete again before the New York Championships.
Djokovic who wants to win Big bangs In a calendar year at the US Open, after winning the Australian, Roland Garros and Wimbledon titles in 2021, he withdrew from Cincinnati on Monday, arguing that he needed more time to recover after running the last Olympics, in which he left without winning a medal.
Roger Federer, who turned 40 on Sunday, withdrew from Toronto and Cincinnati last Thursday, questioning his physical condition ahead of the US Open.
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