26 Nov

Rafael Nadal Eases Injury Fears Ahead of ATP Finals as He Resumes Practice

first_img Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. Here we go, Rafa 💪@RafaelNadal | #NittoATPFinals | #ATPTour pic.twitter.com/lmkgYBySkB— ATP Tour (@atptour) November 6, 2019The report cited an interview Nadal’s doctor Angel Ruiz Cotorro gave to Spanish publication El Pais, where he said they will wait until Saturday or Sunday before deciding whether to play or not.Nadal also took to Twitter to share on Friday that he will begin with service practice on Saturday and see how that goes.Update? Ok, I’m in London happy to be here. Taking it day by day after Paris (small abdominal tear). I need to see how things go, started serving yesterday very slowly. Right now the main goal is to be ready on Monday following the protocols that the doctor gave me— Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) November 8, 2019 Nadal and Djokovic are competing to finish the year ranked No.1 in the world after the Spaniard missed the chance to seasl the top ranking due to his withdrawal from the Paris Masters.Nadal has never won the ATP Finals title before, losing to Roger Federer in 2010 and to Novak Djokovic in 2013. ATP FinalsATP TourNovak DjokovicParis Masters First Published: November 8, 2019, 7:39 PM ISTcenter_img Rafael Nadal has returned to training in London ahead of the start of ATP Finals at the O2 Arena this weekend, thus boosting hopes of him competing well at the season-ending ATP tournament.The world number one had to withdraw from his Paris Masters semi-finals clash against Denis Shapovalov after he suffered an abdominal strain and since then, his participation at the ATP Finals was under the clouds However, the 33-year-old Spaniard announced ahead of the draw that the plans to travel to London to play in the tournament. He underwent a serious of scans in Mallorca to confirm he had not sustained any serious injury.ATP took to their official Twitter account to share a video clip in which Nadal can be seen practicing on the court.last_img read more

10 Aug

Related Mythbusters What are charter flights and

first_img RelatedMythbusters: What are charter flights and how to find a good dealBudget charter flights could be a great option if you’re looking to get away for a bargain holiday. Here’s a rundown of the whats, wheres and whens of getting a great deal.Barcelona has ‘range of offerings’ for those on city breaksThe appeal of city breaks in Barcelona lies in the fact that the city has something to offer travellers on all budgets.Benidorm AirportsAlthough it’s a popular tourist destination, Benidorm has no airport. Most people fly into Alicante Airport to reach Benidorm, but there are two other airports within driving distance too (Valencia and Murcia). This guide to Benidorm’s nearest airports covers everything, from which British cities have direct flights to how long… One and a half million Brits make their way to Benidorm every year, new research has shown.The Spanish resort came top of a poll of British holidaygoers carried out by tour operator Thomson, reports the Mirror.Benidorm already boasts a sizeable Irish and British expat community and its beaches make it a popular destination for families.A spokesperson told the newspaper: “Benidorm is getting more and more popular with Brits every year.”Meanwhile, tourists also appear to have developed a penchant for other parts of Spain, according to recent research by Skyscanner.Five Spanish holiday resorts, including Malaga, Alicante, Tenerife, Palma and Murcia, appear in its top ten most searched-for holiday destinations for 2009.Further research by Thomson indicates that Brits have not been deterred from booking holidays in Europe during the economic downturn.Thomson customer director Tim Williamson said: “Consumers should really be looking to book now while there’s still availability and a variety of attractive early booking offers.”Find cheap flights to Spain ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more