Rafael Nadal injured his left hip flexor throughout his loss on the Australian Open and may need about six to eight weeks to totally get better, his supervisor mentioned on Thursday.
The 22-time Grand Slam champion had an MRI examination at a hospital in Melbourne below his physician’s supervision on Thursday, a day after being injured throughout a straight-set exit in opposition to Mackenzie McDonald within the second spherical at Melbourne Park.
Nadal was the defending champion and seeded No. 1 in Australia.
The 36-year-old now will head residence to Spain to relaxation.
Nadal has misplaced seven of his previous 9 matches, courting to a fourth-round defeat on the U.S. Open in September.
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