On Monday, Swiss Roger Federer said he will not participate in the 1,000th Masters in Cincinnati because of discomfort in his back, which it means that whatever happens in the tournament Rafa Nadal will be number one in the world on Monday August 21.
“Unfortunately, I tweaked my back in Montreal and I need to rest this week,” Swiss tennis player said.
Thus, the Spanish Rafa Nadal will occupy the first place of the ranking in the classification ATP next Monday, since the current number one of the world, the Briton Andy Murray, also will not participate in Cincinnati.
Roger Federer was defeated by German Alexander Zverev (6-3 and 6-4) on Sunday in the final of the Masters 1000 of Canada in which he already accused the discomfort in his back that have deprived him of being in the next tournament in Cincinnati.
“Cincinnati has some of the best fans in the world and I am sorry to miss this tournament”,Roger Federer assured.
With current number one out of the tracks, Scottish Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal will return to the top next Monday for the first time since July 2014, whatever happens in Cincinnati.
The Spaniard will extend his full weeks at the top of the ATP -141 standings to date – and will be the first series in the Cincinnati Masters 1,000 that began his previous rounds and the US Open, the last Grand Slam of the season. (August 16, 2017, EFE/Practica Español)
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Exercise of comprehension B.1
Lee la noticia y responde las preguntas. (Read the news and answer the questions)
de la última victoria de Roger Federer.
de unas declaraciones de un representante de Roger Federer.
de unas declaraciones de un tenista profesional.
Federer no jugará en el próximo torneo.
Federer podría jugar en Cincinnati.
Federer jugará en Cincinnati a pesar de no encontrarse bien.
No se sabe.
Rafa Nadal estará por vez primera en el número uno de la clasificación ATP.
Rafa Nadal volverá a ser el número 1 en la clasificación ATP.
Rafa Nadal será número uno si juega muy bien en Cincinnati.
No se sabe.