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Knee troubles sideline Rafael Nadal

Updated: August 9, 2012, 3:29 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- Rafael Nadal dropped out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday because of a knee problem that also forced him to miss the Olympics.

Nadal pulled out of the London Olympics because of a sore left knee, missing the chance to be Spain's flag bearer in the opening ceremony.

He won the French Open for a record seventh time at the start of the season, but has been bothered by a problem with the tendon in the knee for weeks. He lost in the second round at Wimbledon and ...

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