Rafael Nadal met Borna Coric in the second-round Wednesday night, marking his first Western & Southern Open action since 2017.
Rafael Nadal is ready to come back, after the forced withdrawal from the Championships and the precautionary forfeit from the 1000 in Montreal, the Spanish champion is ready for Cincinnati and above all for the US Open
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Nadal, who won the Cincinnati title in 2013, was playing his first match since withdrawing with an abdominal injury from the Wimbledon semifinals.
An abdominal tear forced the Spaniard out of Wimbledon in June.
Coric defeated Nadal 7-6 (11/9), 4-6, 6-3 in the 36-year-old Spaniard's first match since suffering an abdominal injury in a Wimbledon quarter-final victory and withdrawing before the semi-finals.