Rafael Nadal Will Lose The Top-10 After Almost 18 Years

Rafael Nadal will lose the Top-10 after almost 18 years

Rafael Nadal will miss the ATP Masters 1000 of America in Indian Wells and Miami, and thereforeafter almost 18 years, will soon officially leave the Top-10. Rafa’s longevity records are impressive and the Spanish tennis player is the only one to remain in the Top Ten since April 2005.

Extraordinary numbers but with the Spaniard who therefore soon leaves the world Top-10. In fact, Rafa will lose the points in Indian Wells where he reached the final last year and consequently his exit is now mathematical.

What happened

The news had been on the air for some time, but now there has been the official announcement.

youThe Spanish champion Rafael Nadal, twenty-two times winner of Grand Slam titles, will not participate in the Indian Wells and Miami tournamentsthe next 1000 of the calendar and that will be played on the American hard tracks.

Nadal was injured during the match valid for the second round of the Australian Open, a challenge that saw him lose against American MacKenzie McDonald. During that match Rafa suffered a muscular problem and according to the first indications he had to return directly after 6-8 weeks.

Everything confirmed and Rafa, except for sensational turns, should return to the ATP tournament in Monte Carlo and prepare the season on clay in the best possible way. Rafa posted a video on social media where he was concentrating on training and said: «Hello everyone, I haven’t written on social media for a long time. As advised by the doctors, I started the gym and rehabilitation. I want to work and come back.» . in the best possible conditions.

I am very sad that I will not be able to attend and compete in the upcoming tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami. Very sad, I will miss my American fans and I hope to be there again soon.» The Spaniard exchanged some blows on clay and decided not to participate in the first Masters 1000 of the season.

The Spaniard should return to the field in Monte Carlo and also miss the Miami Open. «We hope he recovers soon and see him back next year in Indian Wells,» tournament director Tommy Haas was quoted as saying by Marca.

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