The Manacor bull had planned to return to California for the Indian Wells tournament, but had to withdraw once again. This time, it was his back which failed him, leading to another withdrawal from the Mallorcan. Able to play a lucrative exhibition in Las Vegas against Carlos Alcaraz, the former world number 1 was not yet visibly ready for a competitive match, he who was to face Milos Raonic in the first round of Indian Wells on Thursday night See you Friday.

Less than 3 months before Roland Garros, the Spaniard is back training on clay, his favorite court. In a video posted on his Instagram account, he announced his return to the court. The winner of 22 Grand Slams, including 14 Roland, will perhaps finally return for good.