Stomach bug affects Nadal's hunt for the sixth Madrid title

MADRID: Take Five Times Madrid Open Winner Rafael Nadal Withdrawn From A Media Conference On Monday On The Eve Of His Opening Game During The Tournament Due To A Stomach Virus .

Eleven-time Roland Garros Champion Nadal Also Suffered From The Bug On Sunday, A Week After Losing In The Semi-final Of The Barcelona Open .

The 17-time Grand Slam Winner is racing to make up for lost time after failing to win a clay title so far this spring .

The second seed is due to open play in the second round against Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime .