the World’s number two Rafael Nadal has Tuesday, in the last instance, the bundle for the ATP-tournament in Mexican Acapulco (1.642.795 dollar). The 31-year-old Spaniard declared that he is again suffering from an injury to the upper leg.
“During my last training before the tournament I had again suffered from the injury that I was in Australia watching tv,” said Nadal. “The doctors have given me the advice not to play, because I the injury could worsen.”
At the end of January gave Nadal despite a 2-0 lead in a fifth set against Croatian Marin Cilic (ATP-3) in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. Since then, he came no more into action and he had the first place on the world ranking to Roger Federer to give.
Last year, Nadal in the final of the Mexican hardcourttoernooi. Therein he had then beaten by the American Sam Querrey (ATP-11). Nadal won the tournament in 2005 and 2013, when there were on the gravel was played.
Nadal was top seed at the tournament and would be in the first round game against his countryman Feliciano Lopez (ATP-38). Which now gives the Japanese lucky loser Taro Daniel (ATP 107) party.