Nadal, who lost to Novak Djokovic in four sets in the semifinal of the French Open last week, hasn't missed Wimbledon since 2016.
"Well, I don't know the boy, but he was in my ear the entire match," said Djokovic, who won his 19th Grand Slam title with the win.
The world No. 1 stands between Nadal and a 14th final at Roland Garros, while Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on Alexander Zverev in the other semifinal.
The Spaniard's quest for a 14th French Open crowns begins on Tuesday, with world No.1 Novak Djokovic also on court.
Rafael Nadal chases a record 21st Grand Slam singles titles, while Serena Williams aims to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam crowns.
Despite speculation Rafael Nadal would attend the US Open, the current tournament champion announced Tuesday he would not travel to the U.S. to play.
Spain has the second-highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world after Italy and the fourth-highest number of cases of contagion.
The world No. 1 takes on No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem, while 2014 Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka plays No. 7 Alexander Zverev.
The world No. 1 takes on Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta, while Medvedev plays Australia's Alexei Popyrin.
The world No. 1 takes on Argentina's Federico Delbonis, while Medvedev plays Spanish qualifier Pedro Martinez.
The world No. 1 makes his tournament debut against world No. 72 Hugo Dellien of Bolivia, while world No. 2 Karolina Pliskova headlines the women's tournament.
The 108th edition of the Australian Open gets underway in Melbourne on Monday, with the women's and men's final scheduled for the first weekend of February.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the bookmakers' favorite to add an eighth Australian Open title to their collections this year.
The first Grand Slam tournament of 2020 gets underway on January 20 in Melbourne with Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka looking to defend their titles.
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are among the players in action in the fundraiser for the victims of the bushfires.
Rafael Nadal takes on Matteo Berrettini on Friday night looking for a second U.S. Open final in three years.
Serena Williams looks for a second consecutive U.S. Open Final when she plays No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina on Thursday night.
The Spaniard is odds-on favorite to win a 19th Grand Slam title after Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer were both knocked out.
Federer chases a first semifinal at Flushing Meadows since 2015, while Williams looks to take another step towards a 24th Grand Slam title.
Nadal takes on 2014 U.S. Open winner Marin Cilic while Osaka plays No. 13 seed Belinda Bencic on Monday.
Coco Gauff plays Hungary's Timea Babos, while Rafael Nadal takes on Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal and Coco Gauff are both in action on Tuesday as the first round of the U.S. Open is completed.
The world number one takes on the number 23 seed as he looks for a second consecutive Wimbledon final.
Federer and Nadal will renew their rivalry on Centre Court on Friday, 11 years after they last met in an epic final.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal go head-to-head at Wimbledon for the first time in 11 years on Friday.
Men's tennis's Big Three have looked in imperious form so far and are all in action in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon on Wednesday.
Federer plays Italy's Matteo Berrettini, Nadal takes on Portugal's Joao Sousa and Djokovic faces France's Ugo Humbert.
Federer plays Britain's Jay Clarke in the second round, while Nadal takes on Nick Kyrgios in a potentially tricky encounter.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams begin their campaign at Wimbledon on Tuesday morning.
The 133rd edition of the oldest Grand Slam tournament begins on Monday as Federer looks for a ninth Wimbledon crown.