INDIAN RECOMMENDATIONS, Calif. – Rafael Nadal pulled back from the BNP Paribas Opening Saturday, which again made knee injury. A Naren somber announced his withdrawal a few hours before he was scheduled to take the court.
“I'm getting up today this morning, and I felt that my generation wasn't good enough to compete at the level I want
Nadal's right knee met up in the second row of his 7-6 victory (2) ), 7-6 (2) over Karen Khachanov in the fourth quarter of Friday. He asked a trainer twice, which applied the tape directly under Nadal's generation. It was clear that the movement of Nadal was hampered.
Nadal has Spanish knee problems for 32 years of age, for years, and they cut their 2018 season after the US Open in September. He was forced to quit two sets in spill against Juan Martín del Potro.
The year started quite optimistic. Nadal did not fall to reach the fifth final of the Australian Open, when he lost Novak Djokovic.
“I still felt like I felt more or less O.K. during this beginning of the season in terms of my generation, ”he said. “Now it begins the process that I have to decide on the direction we need to take to recover well and to get it back as quickly as possible. hard-tracks, the surface for two of the four Grand Slam events.
“My goal is to play on all surfaces,” he said.
The 39th career meeting between Nadal and Federer, which sent forward to Sunday's final in search of the sixth title was recorded at Wells Wells. Federer Milos Raonic or Dominic Thiem, whose semifinal took place when Nadal was talking to reporters, will play.