COVID-19 : Open Australia | Moyá does not go with Nadal to Australia: “It’s time to see him from home”

Carlos Moyá, Rafa Nadal’s head coach, will not be this year with the world number two on the Australian tour, which for the Balearic Islands will begin with an exhibition in Adelaide and will continue in Melbourne with the ATP Cup (February 1 to 5) and the Australian Open (February 8 to 21).

The former Mallorcan player announced it this Tuesday on social networks and his surroundings later provided the expanded message: “After talking with Rafa we have decided that I will not travel to Melbourne with the team. My intention was to be with the team at the start of the Open like every year, but the Australian government does not authorize separate travel and arrival for the start of the tournament. This year I will have to watch it from home since it is time to be with my family, parents and children due to the delicate situation that is being experienced in Spain with the coronavirus. Best of luck to the traveling team. “

With Nadal will travel the coach Francis Roig, the physio Rafa Maymó, the manager, Carlos Costa, and the press officer, Benito Pérez Barbadillo. Moyá is usually absent each year at Wimbledon, but until now he had traveled to Oceania since he managed Nadal.