Nadal also congratulated Djokovic, who he last beat in a Grand Slam final at the 2014 Roland Garros.
Djokovic, who was looking to become the first man in the Open Era to win all four Grand Slams twice, lost 0-6, 2-6, 5-7 to Nadal on Sunday.
Four-time champion Djokovic is playing his first tournament since his disqualification at the US Open and a win here would be a record 36th Masters title for the Serbian.
On Friday, Djokovic defeated his fellow Serb Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (7), 6-3 to enter the last eight of the tournament for the 14th straight year.
Osaka, who last week claimed her third grand slam title in New York, is struggling with a hamstring injury.
World No.1 and reigning champion Ashleigh Barty has already confirmed that she will not participate at the Grand Slam due to health concerns and a lack of preparation.
World No.1 and reigning champion Ashleigh Barty has already confirmed that she will not participate at this year’s Roland Garros due to health concerns and a lack of preparation.
After the match, Carreno Busta told reporters: “I didn’t watch the moment when he (hit) the ball-I was looking to my coach, celebrating the break.”
The move was widely anticipated after the Madrid Open was cancelled because of fears related to the pandemic. The Italian event will now precede the French Open by two weeks instead of one.
“This morning while still in Florida, I got tested for COVID-19 and tested positive,” said Nishikori in a statement on Sunday as per BBC Sport.
The Romanian needed seven match points in a match that lasted for two-and-a-half hours on Tuesday as both players fired 29 winners while Help made less mistakes, 39 against Hercog’s 42.
Joining Djokovic are Dominic Thiem, Daniil Medvedev (a 2019 US Open finalist), Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Matteo Berrettini and David Goffin.
Top tennis stars, both men and women, have pulled out of the Slam due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in New York but Murray stated he is willing to take the risk to participate at the tournament.
Federer has gone on to be recognised as one of the greatest male tennis players of all time. He has won 20 Grand Slam titles, the most for any male player in tennis history.
Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena recently committed herself for the 2020 US Open which will be played at the Flushing Meadows from August 31 to September 13 behind closed doors in New York.
Besides Djokovic, three other players — Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki who participated in the event held in Belgrade and Zadar — have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Earlier, Viktor Troicki became the latest player to test positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic’s Adria Tour.
In a tweet, Cuomo on Tuesday also said that the United States Tennis Association will take precautions to protect players.
Ankita is India’s top-ranked women’s singles and doubles player. She won the bronze medal in women’s singles at the 2018 Asian Games.