Confident Rafael Nadal set to return to South America

Updated: 17 September 2013 21:22 IST

Nadal began his comeback from a left-knee injury seven months ago in Chile. This time he'll be playing in Brazil under far different conditions as the defending U.S. Open and French Open champion.

Confident Rafael Nadal set to return to South America
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Rio de Janeiro:

Rafael Nadal is returning to South America to play early next year in the inaugural Rio Open.

Nadal began his comeback from a left-knee injury seven months ago in Chile. This time he'll be playing in Brazil under far different conditions as the defending U.S. Open and French Open champion.

The Feb. 15-23 clay-court tournament is a combined ATP and WTA event and will be played at the Jockey Club Brasileiro. David Ferrer is also in the field.

Topics : Tennis Rafael Nadal
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