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Naomi Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon because of Achilles damage

Having posted a video on Twitter of herself rehabbing her Achilles on an underwater treadmill final week, on Saturday the 24-year-old was positioned on the event’s withdraw list with a “leg damage.”
Osaka withdrew from the Italian Open with an ankle damage in Might, although returned to play the French Open later that month the place she suffered a first round loss to 20-year-old Amanda Anisimova.
Following the defeat, the Japanese star mentioned she was not sure whether or not she would play Wimbledon in gentle of the decision to remove rankings points from the event, which runs from June 27 to July 10.

A two-time winner of each the Australian and US Open, Osaka’s greatest runs at Wimbledon had been two third spherical defeats in 2017 and 2018.

The world No. 43 has not performed on the All England Garden Tennis and Croquet Membership since 2019, although the grand slam was canceled in 2020 because of the pandemic.

Osaka withdrew from the next 12 months’s event, along with her agent Stuart Duguid saying that the 24-year-old was “taking some private time with family and friends.”

The choice got here just a few months after Osaka had withdrawn from the French Open after declining to talk to the media in an effort to defend her psychological well being, which prompted a interval of absence from tennis for the previous world No. 1.

In a Twitter post Saturday, Osaka confirmed the continuing subject along with her Achilles and wrote a message titled,”after the storm comes the calm.”

“I really feel like life retains dealing playing cards and also you’re by no means gonna be used to them,” Osaka wrote. “Nevertheless it’s the way you adapt to uncomfortable conditions that basically says stuff about your character.

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