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Nadal will miss Aussie Open

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MANACOR, SPAIN: Spanish star Rafael Nadal has delayed his comeback by two more months until late February, saying a stomach virus will make him miss the Australian Open and other events. 

The former world number one has not played since a second-round exit at Wimbledon on June 28. He was sidelined with a knee injury that required surgery, and a planned comeback this week at an exhibition in Abu Dhabi was stopped by the stomach virus.

Nadal then intended to return for the Doha tournament from Monday onward.

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