Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas said that the absence of Rafael Nadal will reduce the brightness of the tournament, but will raise the chances of other participants to win
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Removing 22-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal from the Montreal Masters will help the rest of the title contenders. This opinion was expressed by Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, ranked fifth in the ATP ranking.
“I won’t say if it’s good or bad, Nadal has won too many titles, we will miss him. But its removal will certainly help the rest of the applicants, ” leads lyrics by Tsitsipas We Love Tennis.
Tsitsipas is the third seed at the tournament in Montreal. His opponent in the second round will be determined based on the results of the qualification.
The first seed in the tournament is Russian Daniil Medvedev, the fifth is Andrey Rublem. The Russians Aslan Karatsev and Karen Khachanov will also perform in Montreal.
Nadal, who withdrew from Wimbledon due to an abdominal injury, again felt discomfort during training. Also, the former world number one Novak Djokovic, who refuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19, will not perform at the tournament in Canada.