Rafael Nadal, who was officially called up for the Olympic Games this Wednesday, has announced that He will not compete at Wimbledon to focus on the Olympic goal and not change surfaces. The Spanish, who fell in the first round against Zverev at the Philippe Chatrier, He continues training to prepare for what will be his last Games, where he will compete in both draws, both singles and doubles, with Carlos Alcaraz.

Thus, Nadal, who will compete in the Bastad tournament in preparation for the Paris event, assured this Thursday that “yesterday it was announced that he will play in the Paris Olympic Games, my last Games. With this objective, we believe that the best thing for my body is not to change surfaces and continue playing on clay until then. It is for this reason that I will not play Wimbledon this year.

The one from Manacor, who has two titles in the London grass Grand Slam, He acknowledged that “it saddens me not to be able to experience this year the great atmosphere of that incredible event that will always be in my heart and to be with all the British fans who always gave me great support. I miss them.” “I will love everyone.” Nadal already lost this tournament last year due to injury and in 2022 he retired in the semifinals due to physical problems.

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