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“I will likely be taking the rest of the season off to deal with my well being and coaching”

Final Up to date: 22/09/20 7:29pm


The world No 7 has been fighting accidents and can miss the French Open

Bianca Andreescu has known as it a day on the 2020 season and vows to come back again “stronger and higher than ever”.

The Canadian, who received the 2019 US Open, suffered a knee harm eventually yr’s WTA Finals and hasn’t been capable of regain full health since.

A foot harm has added to her woes and the consequence has been her continued absence from the WTA Tour.

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Now, with the French Open on account of begin on Sunday, she has introduced that she goes to overlook the Slam and take additional trip.

“I’ve come to the tough resolution to skip the clay courtroom swing this yr,” Andreescu stated on social media.

“I will likely be taking the rest of the season off to deal with my well being and coaching.

“As exhausting because it was to come back to this conclusion, I’ve a lot to look ahead to in 2021, together with the Olympics; I wish to use this time to deal with my recreation so I can come again stronger and higher than ever.”

Andreescu’s absence from Paris provides to that of the world No 1 Ashleigh Barty, who just isn’t competing on account of COVID-19 considerations.

Naomi Osaka, the current US Open champion, will even not be there because of the hamstring harm that she managed all through the competitors in New York.

In the meantime, Britain’s Harriet Dart has moved into the second spherical of qualifying spherical for the French Open after an emphatic 6-Three 6-Zero victory over Romanian fifth seed Mihaela Buzarnescu. She is going to face both Irina Bara or Tereza Mrdeza subsequent.

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