Rafael Nadal not sure if he will play Acapulco

World No. 5 Rafael Nadal says he will take some time before deciding where to play his next tournament. Nadal, 35, signed up to play Acapulco, which starts on February 21. Nadal had a long January as he made it all the way at the Melbourne Summer Set and Australian Open.

Nadal was coming off a long injury break as he played in only event in the second part of the 2021 season. « I signed up for Acapulco and Indian Wells, but I have to make a decision that are in accordance with what my body allows me to do.

Acapulco is the closer one, I would like to be there but I have to see what are the perspective, » Nadal said, per Lorenzo Ercoli.

Nadal played a marathon final

Nadal edged out Daniil Medvedev after more than five hours to win his 21st Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.

Nadal, who put an end to his 2021 season in August due to a foot injury, admitted he was unsure whether he would be able to make a comeback this year. Without a doubt it has been one of the most emotional moments of my tennis career, » Nadal said after winning the French Open.

« Having this support is going to stay in my heart for the rest of my life. « One month and a half ago, I did not know if I would be able to be back on the tour and play tennis again and yet today, in front of all of you, having this trophy with me…

you really don’t know how much I fought to be here. « Maybe there is a chance that was my last Australian Open, but maybe I have plenty of energy to keep going. « I can’t explain the feelings I have right now but I am going to keep trying my best and keep coming here. » It remains to be seen if Nadal will play Acapulco.

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