Rafael Nadal has announced that he will not participate in the Montreal Masters 1000 at the start next Monday, a tournament that will not even see the participation of Novak Djokovic.
If the Serbian was forced to give up because not being vaccinated for covid he cannot enter Canada, the Spaniard still has physical problems, "a small injury", as he explains in the post published a few hours after the draw for the men's draw.
"After yesterday's training I felt a little discomfort, which still remains today. We decided not to go to Montreal and continue with training without forcing", writes the Iberian champion who after the serious muscle problem in the abdomen that caused him forced to retire at Wimbledon is doing everything to be present at least at the US Open, starting at the end of August.
"I hope to be able to play in Montreal again, a tournament that I particularly like and that I have won five times in front of an audience that has always been affectionate with me - concludes Nadal's post -. But at this point I don't have it left. other to do than be cautious and think about health ".