Though it was believed that Nadal had been practicing well ahead of the exhibition, rumors about his fitness began to grow earlier this week after Joao Sousa confirmed that the 16-time Grand Slam champion had canceled their scheduled practice session, and it now appears that Nadal needs some extra time to prepare for the new season.
World number one Rafael Nadal's return to competitive action has come under serious doubt after he was pulled out of a five-day training camp in Mallorca this week. EPA/JuanJo MartinRafael Nadal of Spain returns to Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation in their third round match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 07 July 2017.
Despite a sour end to his 2017 season, having had to pull out of the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals, the Spaniard can look back at the last 12 months with a sense of satisfaction. Nadal finished 2017 with knee issues and reportedly he's still not 100% ready.
Five-time runner-up Andy Murray hasn't played since Wimbledon and delayed his departure from Britain as he continues to struggle with a chronic hip injury.
The fact he hasn't has raised real concerns over the Scot's ability to contest the Open, let alone genuinely compete.
Rafael Nadal withdraws from the 10th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championships. Two-time Open champion and former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka is also mooted for her grand slam comeback after missing the US Open while locked in a custody battle for her son Leo with her ex- partner.
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Hardik Pandya was also dismissed in the very next over as the Sri Lankans looked to make a strong comeback. Jaydev Unadkat and debutant Washington Sundar bowled beautifully to put the visitors on the backfoot.
A star of the reality television series "The Real Housewives of New York City" has been arrested in Florida . Messages left Sunday morning for a Palm Beach Police spokesman were not immediately returned.
Police eventually determined the package did not contain an explosive device, and the scene was cleared around 9:30 p.m. Mnuchin is protected by the Secret Service, who have now taken over this investigation from the LAPD.
Los Angeles has won five of its past six but looked to be dead after a 30-13 loss in Kansas City on December 16. Chargers TE Antonio Gates had a 27-yard reception in the second quarter, his longest of the season by 11 yards.
Rosen added that, as a quarterback, he's in a more fortunate situation because he plays a "not-as-physical" position. And it's not like new general manager John Dorsey wouldn't make the pick if he thought it was for the best anyway.
Ever since Jayalalithaa's demise, all eyes are on RK Nagar by-poll that is facilitated with her passing away. The sidelined leader said: "We are the true AIADMK... people of RK Nagar have elected Amma's successor".
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The conflict has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced 2 millions , pushing the country to the verge of starvation . Saudi Arabia said that since the war began the Houthis had fired 83 ballistic missiles towards the kingdom.