After comfortably overcoming his first two rounds in the Australian Open, Rafael Nadal he doesn’t have much else to celebrate: the state of his back, an injury that marginalized him from ATP Cup, is still delicate and that is why they decided to suspend their practice on Friday.
The objective of this decision taken together by Rafa and his team is to carry out a new treatment that will finally reduce the pain that the Mallorcan has been dealing with.
“I have been with this pain for 18-19 days and I am aware that if I do not find a way to eliminate it, it will be very difficult for me to achieve my goal here. We have tried several treatments and tomorrow will be an important day because we will look for new things to solve it. If you don’t, I’ll be at the limit ”, commented the Spaniard at his press conference after sweeping Michael Mmoh in the second round.
Nadal must face the British Cameron norrie and, after 24 hours of rest, he will try another 48 hours before facing what would eventually be the second week of competition with rivals of higher kilage.