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Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open through Wrist injury

The Reigning champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Canada Masters and Cincinnati Masters after suffering an injury on his right wrist.

The world No. 2 was forced to pull out of the Rogers Cup in Toronto and the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati due to a right wrist injury suffered in practice, that will keep him out of action for at least two to three weeks.

The 28-year-old, a 14-time Grand Slam champion said in an official statement,

“Unfortunately I injured my right wrist yesterday during practice and after the tests I have undergone today in Spain, including an MRI, and checking with my doctors, I will have to stay out of competition for at least two to three weeks.”

“I’m extremely disappointed that I am unable to defend my titles and compete in Toronto and Cincinnati this year. I was looking forward to coming and playing again after my great results last year.”

The Toronto Masters will being on Monday with the Cincinnati event starting on August 11.

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