Rafael Nadal raring to go again

Sports | | February 5, 2013, 10:00 am
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On June 28 2012, Nadal loses to Lukas Rosol in second round of Wimbledon and subsequently after pulls out of an exhibition match due to tendinitis. (Getty Images)

On June 28 2012, Nadal loses to Lukas Rosol in second round of Wimbledon and subsequently after pulls out of an exhibition match due to tendinitis. (Getty Images)

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Tendinitis forces Nadal to pull out of London Olympics and also US Open. (Getty Images)

Tendinitis forces Nadal to pull out of London Olympics and also US Open. (Getty Images)

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On September 3, Nadal announces that he has a torn patella tendon and needs time to recover. (Getty Images)

On September 3, Nadal announces that he has a torn patella tendon and needs time to recover. (Getty Images)

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On November 20, Nadal hits the court for the first time after recovering in Majorca. (Getty Images)

On November 20, Nadal hits the court for the first time after recovering in Majorca. (Getty Images)

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A stomach virus now forces Nadal to pull out of the 2013 Australian Open. (Getty Images)

A stomach virus now forces Nadal to pull out of the 2013 Australian Open. (Getty Images)

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On Jauary 5 2013, Nadal will make a comeback alongside Juan Monaco in the Vina del Mar doubles before playing his first singles in seven months. (Getty Images)

On Jauary 5 2013, Nadal will make a comeback alongside Juan Monaco in the Vina del Mar doubles before playing his first singles in seven months. (Getty Images)