11-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has not announced any official details of his return back to ATP World Tour, as he withdraws from the upcoming Doha Open and Australian Open.
Former World No. 1 Rafael Nadal has posted a message on his Facebook wall that his team and doctors has been working hard with his knee injury, but stomach virus has made his schedule delay at the moment. Spaniard said he had skips from training session entire this week and will also not take part in practice next week. He added his team and doctors have advised him to take rest and his knee has been doing well right now.
26-year-old Nadal said he was disappointed to announce to withdraw from the Qatar ExxonMobil Open and Australian Open, where he is looking forward to return back to court soon as possible. Nadal has not played any of the ATP Tournament, since losing 2012 Wimbledon Championship second round in June. Tennis sources stated that, Nadal is doubt full to play tennis again on hard courts, but he was favorable to play in clay courts, which will start at Monte Carlo Masters.
Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley insists that It is completely reasonable and they are really feel disappointed for former Australian Champion.