Nadal Racing To Be Fit For ATP Finals With No.1 Up For Grabs
Zeeshan Mehtab 13 days ago Fri 08th November 2019 | 09:16 PM
Rafael Nadal is facing a race against time to be ready for the ATP Finals as he battles Novak Djokovic for the year-end number one ranking, admitting he is struggling with his serve
The 33-year-old said he was happy to be in London after being forced to pull out of last week's Paris Masters at the semi-final stage with an abdominal strain, but admitted he was not serving at full tilt ahead of his opening match against defending champion Alexander Zverev.
"I need to see how things evolve every single day," he said. "I have good hopes to be 100 percent ready for Monday."Nadal is bidding to clinch the year-end number one spot in the ATP rankings for a fifth time -- he is currently 640 points ahead of Djokovic ahead of the season-ending tournament in London, starting on Sunday.