2023 French Open: Nick Kyrgios to miss Roland Garros with lingering knee issue

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Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has actually taken out of the upcoming French Open. It marks the 2nd Grand Slam competition of the season he will miss out on.

Kyrgios has actually not completed at Roland Garros given that 2017, and his last expert competition remained in October 2022 at the Japan Open. According to a statement from his representative, Kyrgios will miss out on the French Open due to a foot injury that he suffered throughout the theft of his cars and truck. It was initially thought that Kyrgios was handling an irritating knee injury.

According to authorities, Kyrgios’ mom was held at gunpoint on May 1 by a suspect in Canberra, Australia, which is near Kyrgios’ house. The tennis star’s Tesla wound up being taken in the theft. Kyrgios’ representative, Daniel Horsfall, specified that Kyrgios harmed himself eventually throughout the “high-adrenaline rush of everything.”

“With all the stuff that was going on, Nick lacerated the side of his left foot,” Horsfall informed Reuters. “We don’t know how. Basically, it’s just set him back about 2 and a half weeks in terms of his loading schedule to get back on court for what we thought was going to be the Grand Slam.”

The male that robbed Kyrgios wound up being apprehended soon after the burglary.

Kyrgios missed out on the 2023 Australian Open after he suffered a left knee injury that led him to have arthroscopic surgical treatment in January. Originally, he was just anticipated to miss out on 3 or 4 weeks however it appears he is still not 100% prepared to play.

Although he is not understood to be a substantial fan of clay competitions, Kyrgio stated this past December that he wished to contend in the 2023 French Open┬ásince his sweetheart, Costeen Hatzi, wished to check out Paris. That was a change of mind from the viewpoint he voiced in 2021, stating the French Open is “the worst slam.”

Kyrgios is presently No. 26 in the ATP standings. He has yet to win a Grand Slam title, however he came close in 2015, as he made it to the Wimbledon last prior to losing to Novak Djokovic.

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