Canadian tennis player Bianca Andres announced on Monday that she will miss the Australian Open, the first major match of the 2022 season.
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In fact, Andreas cites psychological and physical exhaustion about his decision not to travel to Australia, where the first Grand Slam will be held, especially on January 17-30.
“You know, the last two years have been a challenge for me. […] Especially during this time, I was in isolation for several weeks, which affected me both mentally and physically. In addition, my grandmother was in intensive care for several weeks due to a COVID-19 infection, which affected me a lot, ”he wrote on his Twitter account.
“A lot of days I’m not feeling myself, especially when I’m training and playing sports. It’s like carrying the world on my shoulders. I could not separate myself from what was going on outside the court, she continued. I felt collective sadness and turmoil; I would like to give you extra time to balance and recover.
The former fourth-ranked player in the world occupies 46e Rankings of the WTA Tour. He has played in a total of 29 games in 2021, his last dating in the third round of the Indian Wells tournament last month. He lost in two sets against Estonian Annette Kontaveet.