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Season already over for Rafael Nadal?

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 11, 2020

Rafael Nadal has reached his season goal. At the end of a one-sided final against Novak Djokovic, the Mallorcan won his 13th title at Roland-Garros and his 20th Grand Slam on Court Philippe-Chatrier. With the health crisis which continues to rage, the calendar of the end of the season of the ATP circuit is turned upside down and, above all, still uncertain until the Masters in London, still scheduled from November 15 to 22 at the O2 Arena. At a press conference, Rafael Nadal confirmed that nothing was fixed for the moment regarding his next competitions in 2020. “For the moment, I have nothing on the calendar, assured the Spaniard. I will have to discuss this with my family and my team to make a decision in the coming days. “

Nadal: “We’ll have to get to Australia very early”

While the Masters 1000 scheduled for the Accor Arena in Paris-Bercy has recently been confirmed by the French Tennis Federation, Rafael Nadal’s presence for the other tournament organized in the Capital is very uncertain. And one of the elements that comes into account in the reflection of the Mallorcan is the respect of the sanitary instructions put in place by the Australian authorities for the Australian Open, scheduled for next January. “It will be necessary to take into account the evolution of the health situation in the world and also of the fact that it will be necessary to arrive very early in Australia to respect the two weeks of quarantine”, adds Rafael Nadal. The statements of the world number 2 clearly suggest that he will not be seen on the courts again before the start of the 2020 season in the Southern Hemisphere.