Rafael Nadal will not play in Buenos Aires next week. Nadal, who injured his back during the Australian Open final, also now suffering from a stomach issue.
“Sorry announcing my withdraw from B Aires. Fans & Tournament can’t be better but stomach virus didn’t allow practice today & tomorrow. I’m not ready.”
A stomach illness also kept Nadal out of the Australian Open last year.
Nadal is still hopeful of returning for the new event in Rio de Janiero on February 17.
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