CINCINNATI: WITH HIS BACK PAIN , FEDERER LET THE PLACE OF WORLD N.1 FOR NADAL

The Spaniard will appear at the top of the world ranking on Monday, following the package of the Swiss in Cincinnati.

The expected match between the two rivals will not take place: Swiss Roger Federer had to give up the Masters 1000 of Cincinnati on Monday, leaving the place of N.1 world to the Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who finds Throne after three years of waiting. “I’ve always liked to play here. Cincinnati has the best supporters of the world and I’m sorry to miss them “: it is by these few laconic and politically correct words that Federer explained his withdrawal from the American tournament, last dress rehearsal before the US Open on September .He said then, “Unfortunately, I blocked my back in Montreal and I need to rest this week.”