Rafael Nadal: Foot injury forces former US Open champion to pull out of Canadian Open

Last update on. From the section TennisRafael Nadal lost his French Open title in June to Novak Djokovic, losing the semi-finals.Rafael Nadal, who has been suffering from a foot injury for three weeks, has pulled out of the Canadian Open. This is less than three weeks before US Open starts.According to the 35-year old, he had decided to withdraw from Wimbledon and the Olympic Games because he needed to take a break after clay-court season.Nadal was in Washington on 5-6 August. Now, he says he will go back to Mallorca to "be better""I have had this problem for a few months. "It is not a happy circumstance," said the four-time US Open champion."The most important thing in tennis is to have fun." This pain makes it difficult to enjoy [playing].Washington: Nadal inflicted injury on Jack Sock in second round win, but it was rehabilitated after he lost to Lloyd Harris of South Africa in the third round.Nadal, who will now miss the Cincinnati Masters on 30 August before the US Open starts on 30 August, may be missed by Feliciano Lopez in the Canadian Open draw.