Does Nadal hurt?

Rafael Nadal to miss U.S. Open, rest of 2021 tennis season because of foot injury. Rafael Nadal announced he is calling a halt to his 2021 season to address a lingering left foot injury, taking himself out of the U.S. Open for a second consecutive year.

What is Nadal’s injury?

Rafael Nadal announced on Instagram Saturday that he is recovering after undergoing treatment on his foot injury, which curtailed the Spaniard’s season in August. “Hi everyone, I haven’t communicated with you through social media for a while,” Nadal said.

Why did Nadal pull out of Toronto?

Rafael Nadal pulled out of the National Bank Open on Tuesday because of an injured left foot that has troubled him for months, putting his preparation for the U.S. Open on hold. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was replaced in the draw at the hard-court tournament in Toronto by Feliciano Lopez, who lost in qualifying.

Why does Nadal touch himself before serving?

It’s a way of placing myself in a match, ordering my surroundings to match the order I seek in my head.” said Nadal. One of the other famous Rafael Nadal’s ritual includes his routine before serving.

Why is Nadal not at the US Open?

Nadal withdrew from the US Open and ended his season last week due to a foot injury. The Spaniard missed out on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and finishes the season without a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016.

Is Dominic Thiem injured?

STILL INJURED. Thiem, who suffered the injury in June at the Mallorca Open and was also forced to skip the grasscourt major at Wimbledon, said on Twitter that he will miss the rest of the 2021 season. …

Is Nadal playing in Toronto?

“I have had this issue for a couple of months, as people know,” Nadal said. “Of course, it is not a happy situation after all the success that I had here in Canada, not being able to play this year after missing a year. It’s a tough one, but that’s how it is today.