Rafael Nadal He has not played an official match since losing in the second round of the Australian Open against American Mackenzie McDonald.
Since then, he has been convalescing from an injury to the iliopsoas in his left leg. The tennis player, who plans to reappear at the Monte Carlo Masters 1000which marks the start of the European clay court tour, has dropped 12 positions in the ATP rankings in that time frame.
Before the Miami Open it was the thirteenth on the lists, but the classification this Thursday of Karen Khachanov for the semifinals of the contest relegates him to fourteenth place. The Russian now leads him by 140 points.
Nadal has lost a total of 1,100 points of the Acapulco title and the Indian Wells final, corresponding to last season.