Rafael Nadal set to play in Qatar Open after hip injury-ZoomTech News


Rafael Nadal has entered the Qatar Open in February after lacking the Australian Open with a hip damage.

Nadal, 37, returned from a year-long absence on the Brisbane Worldwide however then opted to return to his native Spain fairly than compete in Melbourne.

The Qatar Open is because of happen between 19 and 24 February.

Additionally set to play within the ATP 250 occasion are Andy Murray, reigning champion Daniil Medvedev and world quantity 5 Andrey Rublev.

Nadal, a 22-time Grand Slam winner, received his first two matches in Brisbane in straight units however then suffered the damage in his quarter-final loss to Jordan Thompson.

He mentioned a scan had proven a micro tear on a muscle however not in the identical space as his earlier long-term hip damage.

He mentioned in Could, after being compelled to overlook the French Open for the primary time in 19 years, that 2024 would “most likely” be the ultimate 12 months of his profession, that means he could have already performed his final Australian Open, a match he has received twice.


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