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Rafael Nadal pulls back from Brisbane International with thigh strain

Rafael Nadal hauled out of the Brisbane International with a left thigh strain however wants to be fit for the Australian Open this month.

The world number two said he had needed to play however that after a MRI filter his specialists had prompted him not to.

“They state on the off chance that I play here, there is a hazard… to not get the opportunity to play Melbourne,” he said in an announcement.

The Spaniard, 32, missed November’s ATP Finals to have lower leg medical procedure, having likewise had a muscular strength issue.

Japan’s Taro Daniel will supplant Nadal in cycle two in Brisbane against Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Nadal pulled back from a presentation occasion in Abu Dhabi a week ago subsequent to losing his opening match to Kevin Anderson.

“I felt somewhat the leg, the fixing in Abu Dhabi,” the 17-time Grand Slam singles champion said.

“I must be prepared to comprehend that this sort of stuff happens when you’re returning from wounds. I need to acknowledge and continue onward.”

The Australian Open in Melbourne keeps running from 14-27 January.

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