Injured Nadal Knocked Out of Australian Open

An injured Rafael Nadal was knocked out of the Australian Open in Melbourne by American Mackenzie McDonald on Wednesday, January 18.

Media reported the defending champion took a medical timeout during his straight-sets loss, and said during a press conference that he had injured his hip.

Video by Ralph Wolf shows the crowd cheering the players at the end of the match. Credit: Ralph Wolf via Storyful

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