RAFAEL Nadal has dropped another bombshell, with the former world No.1 to miss Wimbledon due to an injury to his left wrist.
The Spaniard and 14-time Grand Slam winner had to withdraw from the French Open last month after winning his second-round match.
“It’s a sad decision but the injury on my wrist at Roland Garros needs time to heal,” he said.
The 30-year-old needed an injection before his straight-sets win over Facundo Bagnis in Paris.
Nadal said he risked a likely break in his wrist if he continued to play.
The current world No.4 had already pulled out of next week’s Wimbledon grass court warm-up at Queen’s Club.
Nadal’s wrist problem is the latest in a long list of injuries.
He has also had knees, back and shoulder setbacks in the past.
Wimbledon is from June 27 to July 10.
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