The Reigning champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Canada Masters and Cincinnati Masters after suffering an injury on his right wrist.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