The director of the Mutua Madrid Open, Feliciano López, confirmed this Tuesday that Rafa Nadal will play from September 12 to 20 in the Spanish capital.

07/07/2020

Act. 07/08/2020 at 16:41 CEST

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Feli‘He communicated through a tweet in his personal account that Rafael Nadal, winner of 19 Grand Slam titles and five-time winner in Madrid, will participate in the next edition of this Masters 1000.

I have spoken to my friend Rafael Nadal and he has confirmed his participation in Madrid next September. We wait for you as always with open arms in the Magic Box! ” Feliciano Lopez.

So is Feli. See you in Madrid in September. Meanwhile everything goes well“replied the Balearic Islands minutes later.

In this way, the participation of Rafael Nadal in the tournament, which was originally due in May but was postponed to September due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Nadal he won in Madrid five times, in 2005, 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2017. The last winner of the contest was the Serbian Novak Djokovic.