Carlos Moyá announced that he will not be able to travel with Rafael Nadal to Melbourne For family reasons and that it will be his turn to help him from Spain for the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season.
The coach issued a statement on social networks stating that he will not be in Oceania accompanying the number two in the world.
Nadal will be accompanied by Francis Roig as coach, Rafael Maymo as his physiotherapist, his representative Carlos Costa and Benito Pérez Barbadillo, his public relations.
The Spaniard will try to improve his performance last year in Melbourne, where he lost in the quarterfinals to Austrian Dominic Thiem, who reached the final but lost to Serbian Novak Djokovic.
Likewise, he wished his manager and the staff who will travel with him luck: “After talking to Rafa we have decided that I will not travel to Melbourne with the team. This year I will have to see it from home since it is time to be with family, parents and children due to the delicate situation that Spain is going through with the coronavirus. Good luck to the team. “
After talking with Rafa, we have decided that I will not travel to Melbourne with the team, this year I will have to see him from home since it is time to be with family, parents and children due to the delicate situation that is being experienced in Spain with the covid.
Good luck to the team !! 💪💪💪
– Carlos Moya (@Charlymoya) January 13, 2021
Nadal will participate with the Spanish team in the ATP Cup from February 1 to 5, and then in the Australian Open, which will be played from February 8 to 21.