A night after needing three sets and more than three hours to get by, Nadal was eliminated 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 by 50th-ranked Lloyd Harris of South Africa under the lights on Thursday at the hard-court tournament.
Beside above, will Rafael Nadal play US Open 2021?
Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open and the rest of the 2021 season, the Spaniard announced on Instagram Friday due to a foot injury. “I am very sorry to announce that I will not be able to keep playing tennis during the 2021 season.
Regarding this, what happened to Djokovic vs Nadal?
Djokovic stopped Nadal’s bid for a 14th French Open title and handed the King of Clay just his third loss in 108 matches at the tournament by coming back to win a thriller of a semifinal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 at Roland Garros on Friday night.
Who has beaten Djokovic the most?
These 17 Grand Slam matches are the most ever contested between two players along with Nadal-Djokovic. Five of them were finals plus a record 11 semifinals. To date, Djokovic is the only man to have beaten Federer in all four majors and likewise Federer is the only player to defeat Djokovic in all four of them.
Nadal withdrew from the US Open and ended his season last week due to a foot injury. The Spaniard missed out on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and finishes the season without a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams will all miss the US Open in a big blow to the final Slam of the year. Andy Murray enters the main draw after former champion Stan Wawrinka withdrew with injury while there are doubts over some of the top WTA players. Novak Djokovic will also be there.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal recently announced they will also pull out of the U.S. Open, which is set to begin Monday, because of injuries. In an Instagram post on August 15, Federer said he decided to undergo surgery on his right knee, forcing him to miss “many months.”
Tennis fans all over the world suffered a massive heartbreak on Wednesday after 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer bowed out of Wimbledon 2021, possibly for the last time in his decorated career.