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Injured Rafa Nadal pulls out of Madrid; doubtful for French

Updated on: 21 April,2023 08:10 AM IST  |  Madrid
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The 36-year-old Spaniard has not played since losing in the second round of the Australian Open in January.

Injured Rafa Nadal pulls out of Madrid; doubtful for French

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal said on Thursday he will miss next week’s Madrid Masters as he continues to struggle to recover from a hip injury, dealing a blow to his French Open preparations. “For the moment, I’ve missed Monte Carlo and Barcelona. And unfortunately I won’t be able to be in Madrid either. The injury still hasn’t healed,” Nadal said via Instagram. 


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The 36-year-old Spaniard has not played since losing in the second round of the Australian Open in January. He is hoping for a record-extending 15th French Open title at Roland Garros in May, but the hip flexor problem he suffered in Melbourne has badly disrupted his run up to the tournament.


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