Nadal pulls out of Sydney International in first set
SYDNEY, Australia -- Rafael Nadal retired from his first-round match at the Sydney International on Tuesday with a right groin injury, less than a week away from the Australian Open.
Australian Chris Guccione was leading 6-5 and the players were on serve in the opening set when the top-seeded Nadal decided, after his second medical timeout of the match, to withdraw.
"I will have some treatment on it Wednesday, and will hope to
be 100 percent fit for next ...
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