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Withdraws from US Open; Rafael Nadal says he will not be on the field again this year


Highlight:

  • Nadal will not play in the US Open
  • Leg injuries are a threat
  • No more matches this season

Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal has ruled himself out of tennis this year due to a leg injury. Difficulties in the left foot pose a major challenge to the player. The player aims to recover after treatment and rest. Nadal has been plagued by leg injuries for the past year.

The US Open is the last Grand Slam of the year. Nadal withdrew from the Masters 1000 event last week due to a leg injury. “Unfortunately I’m retiring from further matches this season,” Nadal tweeted Friday.

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Nadal’s leg problem really put him in crisis when he faced Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the French Open. Nadal had lost the match. Nadal’s main rival Roger Federer has also withdrawn from the US Open. Federer withdrew due to a knee injury.

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