Rafael Nadal Discusses Miami Withdrawal

Sony Ericsson Open, Miami, United States: The second of the ATP Masters 1000 Series has not gone to plan so far for Rafael Nadal, after withdrawing yesterday before his semi-final encounter against Andy Murray.  The world No.2 explained he was experiencing difficulties with his knee and would be unable to play.  With a busy clay court season looming nearby, it is most likely the sensible decision by the Spaniard, but as always, the Grand Slam champion was more concerned about letting down his fans and was extremely apologetic in his official interview and during his own personal apology which he posted on Facebook.


Rafa’s Personal Apology


Get well soon Rafa!

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About Lisa-Marie Burrows

Lisa-Marie Burrows has a MA in Sports Broadcast Journalism and is a freelance sports journalist. She has covered many national and international tennis tournaments and has worked in Paris for Eurosport News channel. She is a member of the International Press Association and a journalist for its online magazine, IMPress. She has contributed articles for various leading websites including www.tennisgrandstand.com, www.worldtennismagazine.com, www.tennisbloggers.com, www.tennisscoop.co.uk and www.olympictennis.net. Lisa-Marie operates her tennis website www.tennisnewsviews.com where you can read her reports. She can be reached at lburrows@internationalpress.com or on Twitter @TennisNewsViews.

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