Roger Federer Replaces injured Rafael Nadal in New Tennis League

Updated: 22 September 2014 18:12 IST

Rafael Nadal dealt a big blow to the fledgling tennis tournament by pulling out because of "health problems" hours before Roger Federer, the winner of a record 17 Slam titles, stepped in despite initially appearing apprehensive of the league.

Roger Federer Replaces injured Rafael Nadal in New Tennis League
Federer joins retired American Pete Sampras, winner of 14 grand slam titles, in the Indian franchise of the four-team event, scheduled to be played from November 28 to December 13. © AFP

Topics : Roger Federer Rafael Nadal Tennis
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