Following another disappointing Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal is holding off on the hardcourts in favor of returning to his favorite surface to play at Hamburg next week, the tournament confirmed yesterday.
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The 10th-ranked Nadal is 34-12 on the year with two titles in Buenos Aires and Stuttgart.
David Ferrer, Gilles Simon, Tommy Robredo and Juan Monaco are a few of the other players scheduled for the event.
This is the first year since 2007 that Nadal has played a clay event during the summer after Wimbledon.
Nadal is still scheduled to play hardcourt events in Montreal on August 10 then Cincinnati on August 17.
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