Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells semi against Federer

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Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from his Indian Wells semi-final against Roger Federer with a right knee injury.

The world number two received treatment to the knee during his gruelling quarter-final win over Russia’s Karen Khachanov on Friday.

The Spaniard looked in discomfort during the match and only had a brief practice session on Saturday.

Nadal and Federer, who have 37 Grand Slam titles between them, have not played each another since 2017.

Federer received a walkover to the final, where he will play either Austria’s Dominic Thiem or Milos Raonic of Canada.

More to follow.

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