Knee injury ends Nadal’s ATP Finals run
TENNIS: World No.1 Rafael Nadal has pulled the pin on his season after a first-up defeat in the ATP Finals to Belgian David Goffin.
Nadal (pictured) lost 7-6 6-7 6-4 in London and afterwards admitted he had lost his fitness battle and would have to withdraw from the season-ending tournament.
The Spaniard came into the tournament after pulling out of the Paris Masters with a knee injury, but after initially believing he could get through the finals, he had to admit defeat.
“No, I am off,” Nadal said. “My season is finished.