Legendary Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has announced his return to the professional court at a tournament in Brisbane, Australia.
The former world number one has not played since the Australian Open - 2023, where the player suffered a severe iliopsoas muscle injury.
Hello everyone, after a year away from competition, it's time to come back. It will be in Brisbane the first week of January. I'll see you there.
Nadal recently admitted that he sincerely believes in returning to the court. Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic called Rafael a real fighter, noting that the Spaniard's return is amazing news for all of tennis.Eurosport: Medvedev-Zverev Rivalry Named The Best Of 2023 Rublev Explains Why He Smashed His Knee With Racket At ATP Tour Finals Alcaraz Says He Is Motivated By Djokovic's Lead In ATP Rankings