Bad news. After getting off the Toronto Masters 1000 a few hours before presenting, Rafael Nadal (4th) confirmed that he will also not be present at the Cincinnati tournament, which will start next week. Through a statement on social networks, the organizers of the American tournament announced that the winner of 20 Grand Slam ” has withdrawn from Western & Southern Open”.
The 35-year-old manacorí drags pains in his left foot for years but they became visibly stronger after their appearance in the ATP 500 in Washington. As a result of these annoyances, The beast decided not to attend his second round match in Canada against Lloyd Harris (49th).
In addition, it was confirmed that the Canadian Milos Raonic (23 °), finalist in the previous edition where he was defeated by Novak Djokovic, it won’t say present either. In replacement of both players, will enter the main box the Frenchman Benoit Paire (50 °) and the Argentine Guido Pella (93 °).
Finally, the Cincinnati pageant, which will take place from August 14-22, will not have the presence of the former world number and winner of 88 titles on the professional circuit. The presence of Spanish in the US Open is unknown and we will have to wait and see how he evolves from his physical problems.