The Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal has resigned to play the tournament in Shanghai (China), eighth Masters 1,000 of the season that will be played next week, due to a problem in the left wrist that already forced him to leave in full Laver Cup .
The ATP officially confirmed Nadal's resignation from Shanghai, one of the few important tournaments that continue to resist him in his career and where he was a finalist twice (2009 and 2017).
In this way, their options to recover the world number one are also complicated, since the Serbian Novak Djokovic will dispute the Chinese contest, where he defends title.
Nadal's injury cut his impressive moment form, as he had won 28 of his last 29 games on the circuit. The Balearic, who holds the Masters 1,000 record with 35, hopes to recover now for the last tournament of this category of the season, which will host Paris from October 28.
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