By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Wednesday August 11, 2021
On Tuesday Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Nationwide Financial institution Open attract Toronto. On Wednesday he has formally pulled out of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.
The Spaniard, who’s nursing a left foot harm, has performed two matches since Roland-Garros, defeating Jack Sock on the Citi Open, earlier than falling to Lloyd Harris within the spherical of 16.
We’re wishing speedy recoveries to Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic, each of whom have withdrawn with accidents.
— Western & Southern Open (@CincyTennis) August 11, 2021
For the primary time since 2001 not a single member of the Massive 3 – consisting of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Nadal – will compete at Canada and Cincinnati previous to the US Open. Federer is out with a knee harm and, like Nadal, not a lock to play the US Open. Djokovic is resting and recuperating after the Olympics.