Nadal pulls out of Mexican Open as hip injury flares up

Nadal pulls out of Mexican Open as hip injury flares up

En esta imagen del four de marzo de 2017, el español Rafael Nadal realiza su servicio durante la closing del Abierto Mexicano de Tenis en Acapulco.

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) – Rafael Nadal’s comeback from a hip harm is on maintain after the second-ranked Spaniard pulled out of the Mexican Open, saying he wants extra time to get well.

Nadal was compelled to retire in the course of the Australian Open quarterfinals and hasn’t performed since. He was set to play Feliciano Lopez in his opening match on Wednesday however mentioned he felt ache throughout his closing coaching session on Tuesday.

Nadal mentioned “I believe that is much less critical than what occurred there (in Australia). However there’s a threat to make this downside greater.”

The previous No. 1 nonetheless hopes to be match to play in Indian Wells and Miami subsequent month.

Nadal received the Acapulco event in 2005 and 2013.

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