Carlos Alcaraz said in his post-match press conference that physiotherapists had indicated the injury was "not serious" and Wednesday's further tests bore that out.
RafaelNadalon Wednesday hailed longtime rival Novak Djokovic as the best player in the history of the sport.
Rafael Nadal on Wednesday was forced to shelve his plans to return to action at next week's Qatar Open, admitting he is "not ready to compete".
The tournament will take place from March 3 to 17 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Rafael Nadal took to social media to congratulate India's Rohan Bopanna on his Australian Open 2024 men's doubles title triumph.
Rafael Nadal was named ambassador for the Saudi Tennis Federation on Monday, as the Gulf kingdom aims to host more professional tournaments as part of a broader sports push.
Novak Djokovic is once again red-hot favourite at the Australian Open as he chases an unprecedented 25th Grand Slam title
Rafael Nadal on Sunday withdrew from the Australian Open with a muscle tear after he played his first tournament in almost a year.
Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal on Sunday pulled out of the Australian Open with a "micro tear on a muscle", barely a week after making his comeback from a year-long injury absence.
Rafael Nadal's comeback to tennis came to an end when he lost a 3hr 25min marathon quarter-final to Australian Jordan Thompson at the Brisbane International.