Rafal Nadal To Miss Wimbledon

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Former world number one Rafael Nadal will miss Wimbledon with an injury to his left wrist.



The Spaniard, a 14-time Grand Slam champion, confirmed the news on his Facebook page on Thursday.

The two-time Wimbledon winner was forced to withdraw from the French Open in May after winning his second-round match.

"As you can imagine it's a sad decision but the injury on my wrist at Roland Garros needs time to heal," he said.

The 30-year-old needed an injection before his straight-sets win over Facundo Bagnis in Paris.

Nadal said he risked further injury - and a likely break in his wrist - if he continued to play.

The current world number four had already pulled out of next week's Wimbledon grass-court warm up at Queen's Club.

Nadal's wrist problem is the latest in a long list of injuries - including to his knees, back and shoulder - which have seen him miss a number of majors in his career. BBC said"

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