Nadal targeting Olympics

Rafael Nadal is hopeful of returning to full fitness in time for next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The Spaniard has been sidelined since May after withdrawing from Roland Garros due to a wrist injury, and having missed Wimbledon will now sit out the upcoming Rogers Cup too after only returning to training last week.

"I hope I can move a little further forward each day and reach Rio well prepared," he said.

"The timing is good, there are two and a half weeks before the tournament."

A gold medal winner at the Bejing Olympics in 2008, Nadal is scheduled to take part in the men's singles and mixed doubles – alongside Garbine Muguruza – in Rio.

Andy Murray heads to Rio as the defending champion, having defeated Roger Federer in the final of the 2012 Olympics in London. Like Nadal, Murray and Federer will both miss next week's trip to Canada for the Rogers Cup.

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