Social
News
Live Scores
Log In    Join 1 Click
Find City 
 
Zip Code is for US and Canada  
 
  Social
No1 online tennis club
Or
  Lost password
French Open - Paris  Paris
Internationaux de Strasbourg - Strasbourg  Strasbourg
French Open - Paris  Paris
  2 Comments
Nicolas Kicker found guilty of match fixing
  1 Comment
1 thing will be great for Zverev at the Roland Garros
  3 Comments
Why Serena Williams is the GOAT (men and women). FEDERER
  1 Comment
I am vega-tarian. SERENA WILLIAMS
  1 Comment
Nadal back to no.1
  2 Comments
Why Zverev is extremely happy after he lost to Nadal
Injured Nadal will not play in Basel
Injured Nadal will not play in Basel
17-Oct-17 Mark Hall 
 

Rafa will skip the next event in Switzerland to compete in Bercy

 
 
1
Comment
 
4384
Followers
 
         

Rafael Nadal had a fantastic run in China, but eventually, he fell at the last hurdle in the Shanghai final to a fantastic Roger Federer and … to his knee. The world no.1 had a big bandage on his knee against the Swiss, and it was clear that he wasn’t as mobile as usual. Back to Spain, the Mallorcan had his knee checked, and he decided to skip the upcoming ATP500 in Basel that will be played from the 23rd of October to focus on the last Master ATP1000 of the season in Paris and the Finals in London.

The communicate

Rafa posted the following communicate on Facebook

“I sadly announce that I have to pull out of the Swiss Indoors Basel, after seeing my doctor in Spain just after landing from Shanghai, 
I am suffering from an over stressing of the knee and the problems where already present at the tournament in Shanghai which now forces me to take a time off on advice of my doctor. 
After two great weeks in China, with the title in Beijing and the final in Shanghai it is time for some rest. 
I want to send a special message to the many tennis fans in Switzerland which have always shown great support and respect also on my matches with Roger. 
Hope to see you next year.”

Probably the right decision.

TIME TO REST     
                                 
Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images


 

ATP Basel   Nadal   Nadal Injury   Injury  
 Follow us on Facebook -
 Follow us on Twitter -  
  Reply to this News  
Pedro
 
Great move from Rafa. I also hope that if he is not 100% he will not play in Paris. He has demonstrated clearly in Shanghai that now he can play fantastic also on fast surfaces. He has a shot at the Finals, I would focus on that.
 Reply 17-Oct-2017
  +Add Your Voice
25429 engaged   
Nadal News
News and Results alerts Nadal

Buy Tickets Wimbledon 2018

Rafael Nadal   Ranking History
 
 Blogs
How To Hit Perfect Tennis Volleys - Tennis Volley Lesson  
How To Hit Perfect Tennis Volleys - Tennis Volley Lesson
How to warm up  
How to warm up
Tennis Lessons - Returning against the Serve and Volley  
Tennis Lessons - Returning against the Serve and Volley
 
See All
 
Become a
Contributor
Become a contributor  

Promote your blog ---> We will help you to spread you words.

Become a contributor and join the Tennis Tonic Team!!!!





Ask to become a contributor
 
 Become a contributor
  >>  
 
 
 Latest Discussions
  He will not be nominated for the Oscar for that. His ac...
  Boys, the last 2/3 return to serve were almost hilariou...
  As always, Rafa does not deceive himself nor deny the i...
  Federer hasn`t won a slam when he was pregnant. So he i...
  Extremely mature for his age. A sure bet for the future...
See All
 
Recently Viewed
 
 Rankings
 
 ATP
 WTA
Rafael Nadal

News and Results alerts Rafael Nadal

Receive News

Receive Scores
   
   
   
..  By following you agree to Terms
     
       


News and Results alerts 

Receive News

Receive Scores
   
   
   
..  By following you agree to Terms
     
       
 
 
Receive News and Videos about Nadal

..  By following you agree to Terms
 
 
 
Please complete
  >>  
 

On Submit you agree with Terms
About Us News | Advertise with Tennis Tonic | Term of Use | Privacy | Links | Contact Us | Feedback
 
Ask a Question to Tennis Tonic Close 
 
I am a :
Name :  
Email :
Question :
Verification Code : *
  >>