Rafael Nadal’s US Open preparations take a knock as he is forced to withdraw from Montreal Open

Rafael Nadal’s US Open preparations take a knock as he follows Novak Djokovic in pulling out of the Montreal Open… with the Spaniard nonetheless but to recuperate from an stomach damage sustained at Wimbledon

  • Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the upcoming Montreal Open with an damage
  • The 36-year-old sustained an stomach damage throughout Wimbledon
  • The world no 3 hopes to return on the US Open on the finish of the month 

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the forthcoming Montreal Open on account of his stomach damage.

The Spaniard suffered the damage throughout Wimbledon and needed to pull out of his semi-final towards Nick Kyrgios.

It has not healed sufficiently to play in Canada subsequent week so the 36-year-old is taking further time to recuperate forward of the US Open later this month.

Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon due to an abdominal injury

Rafael Nadal was pressured to withdraw from Wimbledon on account of an stomach damage

The 36-year-old is set to miss the Montreal Open after being advised to rest by doctors

The 36-year-old is ready to overlook the Montreal Open after being suggested to relaxation by docs

Nadal stated in an announcement on the match’s official web site: ‘I’ve been practising for some time now with out serving and began with serves 4 days in the past.

‘Everything has been going properly. However yesterday, after my regular observe, I felt a slight hassle on my stomach and as we speak it was nonetheless there.

‘After talking with my physician, we choose to take issues in a conservative method and provides (it) a couple of extra days earlier than beginning to compete. I want to thank Eugene (Lapierre), the match director, and all his crew for understanding and supporting me and this determination.

‘I’m very unhappy to not lastly journey to Montreal. It’s a match that I’ve received 5 occasions and I like to play there.’ He added.

Nadal(left) has won the tournament five times, most recently in 2019

Nadal(left) has received the match 5 occasions, most lately in 2019

‘I significantly hope I can come again there to play in entrance of the wonderful crowds up there.’

Meanwhile, Andy Murray will play within the match after receiving a wild card.

Murray has joined Alexis Galarneau, Vasek Pospisil and David Goffin in receiving wildcards to take part within the Montreal Open.

The three-time champion is enjoying the occasion for the primary time since successful in 2015.

Andy Murray has been handed a wild card to participate in the Montreal Open

Andy Murray has been handed a wild card to take part within the Montreal Open