Toni Nadal, Rafael's coach and uncle, says the 19-time major champion is only concerned with stopping the coronavirus crisis at the moment.
Spain's top stars such as Rafael Nadal could be offered the chance to build match fitness by playing a domestic tennis tour, a report says.
Bill Gates warned Rafael Nadal in February that the coronavirus would become complicated.
Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are among the stars who will be frustrated by the cancellation of Wimbledon 2020.
Rafael Nadal was in California when it was announced the Indian Wells Masters and Indian Wells Open had been cancelled.
Novak Djokovic is eager to extend his remarkable unbeaten start to 2020, while Rafael Nadal relished his victory in Mexico.
Rafael Nadal was too good for Taylor Fritz, winning his third Mexican Open title.
Top seed Rafael Nadal was too good for Grigor Dimitrov en route to his fourth Mexican Open decider, triumphing 6-3 6-2.
Rafael Nadal was in devastating form as the 19-time grand slam champion dismantled Kwon Soon-woo 6-2 6-1 in Acapulco on Thursday.
Indian Wells will feature an appearance from former world number one Kim Clijsters after she was awarded a wild card into the draw.