Injured Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon semi-final against Kyrgios

  • Nadal suffered an abdominal tear in quarter-final with Fritz
  • Withdrawal means Kyrgios will play in his first grand slam final

Rafael Nadal has been forced to pull out of his scheduled semi-final against Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon because of the abdominal injury suffered in his quarter-final against Taylor Fritz.

Nadal, who won the first two slams of the year, somehow came through a five-set match against the American on Wednesday despite both his sister and father indicating he should retire because of the injury.

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