Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts during his singles match against Belgium's David Goffin on day two of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament at the O2 Arena in London on November 13, 2017. / AFP / Glyn KIRK
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Rafael Nadal's dramatic withdrawal from the ATP Finals in London leaves Roger Federer as the only megastar standing at a tournament now looking seriously short of star power.Nadal has had a remarkable year after missing a significant chunk of 2016 through injury, winning a 10th French Open title, cruising to victory at the U.S. Open and regaining the world number one spot.The Spaniard is the only one of the "Big Four" never to have won the ATP Finals and has pulled out a number of times previously before the event, which is played on a fast indoor surface rather than his favored clay.And his exit deprives the event of the chance of a dream final with Federer, which would have given Nadal the chance to hit back after four straight defeats to his eternal rival this year.World number three Zverev, 20, is setting tongues wagging after an impressive year in which he has won five tournaments, including beating Federer in the final of the Rogers Cup in Canada.
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