Rafael Nadal is focusing his efforts on preventing Covid-19 fairly than tennis, in line with uncle and former coach Toni Nadal.
Tennis has been on lockdown since March when Indian Wells was known as off as a consequence of fears over the unfold of Covid-19.
Wimbledon and the Olympics have additionally now cancelled for the summer time, with the French Open rescheduling for September.
Even that date is much from safe, although, and the identical will be stated of the US Open, leaving tennis going through the very actual chance that it could not be capable of resume till 2021.
“We [Rafael Nadal and I] had been speaking and he instructed me he doesn’t give a rattling about tennis proper now,” Toni Nadal instructed the Spanish media. “That’s logical if in case you have a little bit sensitivity.”
“I stated just a few weeks in the past that issues had been going to be completely stopped for some time. How would you like us to play tennis? It’s unthinkable.
“It received’t be performed till there’s a very clear safety measure.
“If not, how do I’m going to an occasion? What if one other wave [of infections] comes again in October? What number of nations received’t make restrictions on motion? How lengthy will lockdown final? I don’t know.
“Tennis is a sport that strikes many individuals from one nation to a different.
“With the massive downside we’ve, all this has been forgotten. It’s secondary. Coronavirus is what counts, not tennis.
– TEAMtalk media