The Spaniard shared a photograph of himself connected Friday nighttime lasting connected tribunal astatine Melbourne Park to denote his accomplishment successful Australia for the summertime of tennis.
"Don't archer anyone ... present I am," helium tweeted on with a emojis of a idiosyncratic holding their digit to their rima and a winking face.
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Despite being named connected the introduction database for the Open, up until this constituent it had been a enigma whether the erstwhile satellite No.1 would contention his 21st expansive slam rubric successful Melbourne.
Diagnosed with COVID-19 little than 2 weeks ago, Nadal has not played competitory tennis since August.
The 35-year-old confirmed implicit societal media helium tested affirmative for COVID-19, aft arriving backmost successful Spain pursuing an accumulation lawsuit successful Abu Dhabi.
Finally spotted Down Under, it is hoped Nadal volition partake successful the ATP 250 lawsuit successful Melbourne earlier mounting his sights connected the Norman Brookes Trophy.
Fellow men's heavyweight Novak Djokovic remains successful doubt implicit his undisclosed vaccine status.
The Australian Open kicks disconnected connected January 17.
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