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Nadal's foundation to launch tennis school in India

Spanish world No 1 Rafael Nadal will set up a tennis school in India through his foundation.

Spanish world No 1 Rafael Nadal will set up a tennis school in India through his foundation. The Nadal Tennis School (NTS) will take shape in September and be functional by June next year in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, The Hindu newspaper reported. It said the NTS was a joint venture between the Rafael Nadal Foundation and Fundacion Vincente Ferrer, the Spanish arm of the India-based non-governmental Rural Development Trust.

Meanwhile, Croatian tennis player Mario Ancic will miss Wimbledon and the Davis Cup clash against the United States because he has not regained fitness after suffering glandular fever two years ago. Ancic is ranked No 38 in the world. sports@thenational.ae