Rafa Nadal is retiring from Wimbledon due to an abdominal injury

BarcelonaRafa Nadal has decided to retire from Wimbledon. The tennis player from Manacor, who got an epic victory against Taylor Fritz in the quarterfinals, could not recover from the pain in the abdominal area. He tried to train this Thursday, but was not in a position to continue playing the third Grand Slam of the season.

Thus, Rafa Nadal has decided to withdraw from the English tournament, the day before playing the semifinal against Nick Kyrgios. Thus, the Australian goes straight to the final, where he will face the winner of the duel between Novak Djokovic and Cameron Norrie.

Nadal, 36, already had to stop the quarter-final match due to abdominal pain. In fact, his parents, who were on the central court of the All England Club, even advised him to retire. But the tennis player, the male player with the most Grand Slam titles in history, wanted to continue. And that’s how he got an epic victory. But it didn’t take long to put water in the wine: “I don’t know if I’ll be able to play on Friday,” he would say after the match.

This Thursday, Nadal has returned to the track to train, but his body has said enough. He has finally convened an urgent press conference to announce the decision.

Nadal will recover thinking about the US Open

According to the Manacor environment, Nadal could have played infiltrated, but he had no guarantee of being able to compete at a level sufficient to reach the final. This, and the risk of making the injury even more serious, have precipitated events. Nadal leaves London and will go on to make a recovery, then face the American tour on the fast track, in preparation for the last Grand Slam of the season: the US Open.



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