Rafael Nadal to Return to Playing in January

Updated: 18 November 2014 18:20 IST

The 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will play in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi in January.

Rafael Nadal to Return to Playing in January
Rafael Nadal will play his first official tournament in Doha in January. © AP

Madrid:

Rafael Nadal says he will return to playing at the start of the year.

The 14-time Grand Slam champion hasn't played since having his appendix removed this month, forcing him to miss the season-ending ATP finals.

"I will play in Abu Dhabi in January, and after that I will play my first official tournament in Doha," Nadal said.

The Abu Dhabi exhibition tournament is scheduled for January 1-3. The tournament in Doha, Qatar, will be played the following week.

Topics : Rafael Nadal Tennis
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