Emma Raducanu to miss French Open and Wimbledon after ankle, wrist surgery

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2021 United States Open champ Emma Raducanu will need to step far from the tennis court for the foreseeable future. Raducanu will run out action “for the next few months” after going through surgical treatment on both of her wrists and among her ankle.

As an outcome of the treatments, Raducanu will miss out on both the French Open and Wimbledon in 2023.

“It pains me that I will miss the summer events and I tried to downplay the issues, so I thank all my fans who continued to support me when you didn’t know the facts,” Raducanu composed in a hand-written letter that she published to her Instagram account.

Raducanu has actually handled numerous injuries over the previous 2 years, consisting of suffering an ankle injury at the 2023 Australian Open. She likewise was handling a repeating wrist injury that came back throughout the Miami Open back in March.

Th British tennis star last appeared on a tennis court in April when she lost in the opening round of the Stuttgart Open. As an outcome of her injuries impacting her efficiency, Raducanu dropped to No. 85 in the WTA rankings.

“It is safe to say the last 10 months have been difficult as I dealt with a recurring injury on a bone of both hands,” Raducanu included. “I tried my best to manage the pain and play through it most of this year and end of last year by reducing practice load dramatically, missing weeks of training as well as cutting last season short to try heal it, unfortunately it’s not enough.”

Raducanu won the 2021 United States Open when she beat Canada’s Leylah Fernandez. She likewise reached the 4th round of Wimbledon in 2021 prior to being up to Croatia’s Ajla Tomljanovic.

The 2023 French Open is slated to get underway on May 22 in Paris while Wimbledon begins on July 3 in London.

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