Tennis
Nadal could be ready to compete in London

“It is not a new injury or an injury that has worsened,” Nadal’s doctor, Angel Ruiz Cotorro, was quoted as saying in Spanish newspaper El Espanol.

Nov.06 - SportLand: World No.1 Rafael Nadal’s injury withdrawal from the Paris Masters cast doubt over his participation in London, but results of medical scans have been encouraging. Nadal has received encouraging advice from his doctor ahead of next week’s ATP Finals in London.

The Spaniard has been plagued by knee trouble since winning the China Open in Beijing, pulling out of the Basel indoor tournament and then withdrawing ahead of his Paris Masters quarterfinal against Filip Krajinovic.

It threw his participation at the ATP Finals into doubt, but the results of scans have shown no further damage to the troublesome area.

“It is not a new injury or an injury that has worsened,” Nadal’s doctor, Angel Ruiz Cotorro, was quoted as saying in Spanish newspaper El Espanol.  

World number one Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters with a knee injury. The Spaniard was due to face Serb Filip Krajinovic in the quarter-finals on Friday, but said he was suffering from a right knee problem and pulled out before the match.