Rafael Nadal stated on Monday he had examined constructive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Spain after making his comeback from damage within the Mubadala World Tennis Championship exhibition occasion in Abu Dhabi final week.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion stated he was having some “disagreeable moments” however hoped to really feel higher quickly and would preserve folks knowledgeable about his plans over future tournaments.
“I needed to announce that on my return house after enjoying the Abu Dhabi match, I’ve examined constructive for COVID within the PCR take a look at that has been carried out on me after I arrived in Spain,” Nadal wrote on Twitter.
The 35-year-old stated he had examined unfavorable always when he was in Kuwait and Abu Dhabi, and had final examined unfavorable on Friday.
The Spaniard’s comeback from damage on the exhibition occasion — his first match look because the Citi Open in Washington in August — led to two shut defeats to Andy Murray and Denis Shapovalov.
“I’m having some disagreeable moments however I hope that I’ll enhance little by little. I’m now homebound and have reported the outcome to those that have been in touch with me,” he wrote.
“On account of the state of affairs I’ve to have whole flexibility with my calendar and I’ll analyse my choices relying on my evolution. I’ll preserve you knowledgeable of any selections about my future tournaments.”
Nadal spent 4 months on the sidelines with a foot damage. He was knocked out at Roland Garros within the semifinals and was compelled to drag out of Wimbledon, the Tokyo Olympics and the US Open.
He had stated he couldn’t assure he would make the journey for the Australian Open, which begins on Jan. 17.