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ATP Finals Preview: Nadal ready to battle for end-of-year crown


All eyes are on Rafael Nadal as we begin the Nitto ATP Finals. More specifically, all eyes are on his serve. Last week in Paris, he suffered an abdominal injury while practicing that shot before his semifinal and was forced to withdraw. As of Saturday, Nadal’s serve was at “80 percent,” his coach, Carlos Moya, said. Will that be enough for him to compete? We’ll find out Monday night, when Rafa is scheduled to face Alexander Zverev. In the 15 years that he has qualified for this event, Nadal has pulled out of it seven times. But with ...


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