Originally Posted by Clarky21
How does mono virus affect tennis? I thought it makes you sneeze. Must be some magical virus.
Ummm...Federer played through the mono, so that point works against your argument.
Stomach virus/mono does not prevent you from playing tennis. It does make you less effective though.
The real reason Rafa withdrew is that the stomach virus made his low chances of winning even lower. Not because it prevents him from playing tennis.