Rafael Nadal preached the importance of self-control after being asked about Novak Djokovic's stunning US Open default.
For the first time since the famous Wimbledon in 2003, no male grand slam champions made the quarter-finals of a major.
Novak Djokovic menerima bantahan keras daripada dua seteru utama di atas gelanggang, Rafael Nadal dan Roger Federer, selepas pemain Serbia itu mendesak untuk meninggalkan kesatuan pemain tenis.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are not playing the US Open, ahead of which it emerged Novak Djokovic is pushing plans for a players' union.
This year's US Open will be the first major in 21 years to take place without both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
There will be no grudges held by Rafael Nadal against those players who take part in the US Open for prize money.
World number two Rafael Nadal will not travel to New York for the US Open after "many thoughts" about the decision.
The last WTA and ATP events took place in March, and tennis has been a chaotic sport during the lockdown of the two main tours.
There have been many classic Wimbledon finals over the years, but some battles we hoped to see never came about.
Rafael Nadal has entered the Madrid Open, a move that raises the question of whether he intends to play the US Open.