"I have come to the difficult decision to skip the clay court swing this year and will be taking the remainder of the season off to focus on my health and my training," the world number seven said.
Spain's 12-time French Open winner Nadal, who is bidding for a record-equaling 20th Grand Slam, will play world No. 83 Egor Gerasimov of Belarus in the first round.
ACCRA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have expressed their condolences and support to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) over the death of eight teenage footballers in a road accident.
BERLIN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- RB Leipzig have sealed the deal with Crystal Palace striker Alexander Sorloth from Norway, the Bundesliga club announced in an official statement via the club's homepage on Tuesday.
The message said that Zahavi leaves behind many good memories for the club and fans, especially his gestures after scoring and fancy shots, which made him an iconic striker in China. Enditem
ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep both advanced to the Italian Open finals on Sunday.
SHANGHAI, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- 2020 League of Legends World Championship (S10) kicked off here on Friday, with 22 teams from 11 regions competing for the E-sport final crown.
In other matches on Wednesday, Caracas secured a 2-1 home victory over Libertad, Defensa y Justicia won 2-1 at home to Olimpia and America de Cali were held to a 1-1 draw by Universidad Catolica. Enditem
Monday ends with Fulham looking for their first points at home to Aston Villa, before Liverpool entertain an Arsenal side that defeated them on penalties in the Community Shield at the end of August.
Chongqing posed more of a threat than Shijiazhuang after the game started. After the goalie saved brilliantly from midfielder Chen Jie's long-range shot in the fifth minute, Chongqing got another corner kick and an accurate cross from right-back Jiang Zhe, helping Adrian to score at close range to make it 1-0.
An official with the committee said they will shift the focus to the preparation of next year's event, and try to stage an event with higher specifications, more international vision, greater influence and higher quality.