Thursday, November 3, 2011

Nadal will play Paris Masters 1000

Rafael Nadal has decided to stop along the way and not participate in the Masters 1000 Paris-Bercy, which takes place next week. The Spaniard, who has made ​​public its decision through Facebook , has preferred to leave to prepare for the London Masters Cup and Davis Cup final, recent appointments in your calendar this season and start preparing for 2012 with guarantees.

"Hello everyone. I inform you that I will not play this coming week the Paris-Bercy tournament. It was a difficult decision but I understand that is what I have to do to stay well and cope with not only the season finale but also the next. I hope to return to this important tournament in 2012 in the most beautiful city in the world and try to win eventually, "read the statement sent by the player himself through social networks. Rafa Nadal is the player with most appearances behind so far this season (79, 66-13), followed by Janko Tipsarevic (75: 52-23) Novak Djokovic (68: 65-3), David Ferrer (68: 53-15), Andy Murray (65: 54-11) and Roger Federer (63: 51-12).

Their absence in Paris, where he will be replaced by Dmitry Tursunov in the cuadrof inal, is a personal decision that carries no penalty, because Nadal is one of the players over 600 games in his career ATP (652: 538-114) . The Spaniard has chosen to leave a Masters 1000, the last of the season, his best result being the final defeat David Nalbandian in 2007. Rafa last year and had to decline to participate in this event for a little tendinitis in his left shoulder, so add or subtract points not facing the world rankings. Nadal joins the already announced low of Robin Soderling , Juan Ignacio Chela and Jurgen Melzer .


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