Sad news for tennis fans. A few hours into the ATP Finals draw, which takes place this Monday at 5pm (GMT), Spanish Rafael Nadal has announced he will not play in the competition, ending the season earlier.
Through their social networks, Toro Miúra also revealed that he will have to undergo knee surgery later this Monday and thanked everyone for their support.
"I write those words at the end of my season, it was a difficult year, very good at the level of tennis I could play, but very bad in terms of injuries, I did my best to reach the end of the season, both in Paris and in Unfortunately, I had an abdominal problem in Paris last week and I have a cyst in the knee joint that will need to be removed with surgery today, "said the tennis player.
The southpaw of Mallorca also explained the situation of his knee, which took him the Open of the United States and the entire Asian season. "It is true that we had detected the problem for a long time and that it bothered me from time to time." Moreover, the abdominal problem prevents me from playing and so we will take advantage of the moment to remove the cyst in the knee and avoid future problems, added,
"I hope I can now be in good condition for the next season," Nadal said. "I would like to thank U. Isner for the American John Isner in the Finals draw, and to guarantee Novak Djokovic as number one in the world at the end of the season. season.