Naomi Osaka pulls out of Wimbledon due to Achilles injury

Having published Twitter video of her recovering her Achilles on an underwater treadmill last week, on Saturday the 24-year-old was placed in a tournament revoke the list with a leg injury.
Osaka withdrew from the Italian Open with an ankle injury in May, but returned later that month to play at the French Open where she suffered an injury. defeat in the first round 20-year-old Amanda Anisimova.
After the defeat, the Japanese star said she was not sure if she would play Wimbledon in the light decision to withdraw rating points from the tournament, which runs from June 27 to July 10.

Osaka, a two-time Australian and US Open winner, had her best performance at Wimbledon with two third-round losses in 2017 and 2018.

Peace No. The 43rd has not played at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club since 2019, although the Grand Slam was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic.

Osaka stripped off from next year’s tournament, and her agent, Stuart Dugid, said the 24-year-old was “spending private time with friends and family.”

The decision comes months after Osaka withdrew from the French Open after refusing to speak to the media to protect her mental health, prompting a period of absence from tennis for the former world number one. one.

Osaka playing at Wimbledon in 2018.
on twitter mail On Saturday, Osaka confirmed the ongoing issue with her Achilles and wrote a message titled “After the storm comes the calm.”

“I feel like life keeps dealing cards and you will never get used to them,” Osaka wrote. “But how you adapt to uncomfortable situations really says a lot about your character.

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“I’ve been repeating mantras in my head a lot lately. I don’t know if it’s to subconsciously help myself during stressful times, or to let my mind know that everything will be fine as long as I work.

“Because what else can you do?”