Nadal out for month with injured knee

Updated: January 29, 2010, 11:31 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Rafael Nadal will miss up to four weeks of competition to recover from a knee injury that forced him to quit in the third set of his Australian Open quarterfinal against Andy Murray.

The No. 2-ranked Nadal had his right knee assessed in Spain and was advised to rest completely for two weeks, then have two weeks of medical treatment before returning to tournament play, his management said in a statement Friday.

Nadal said it was not the recurrence of the tendinitis ...

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