Simona Halep gained the French Open in 2018.© AFP
Simona Halep, the 2018 French Open champion, introduced Friday she has withdrawn from this yr’s match as a result of she has didn’t get well from a calf harm. “Unfortunately the tear in my left calf muscle needs more time to recover and the timeline is just too short,” stated Halep, the reigning Wimbledon champion. Halep sustained the harm in her second-round match on the Rome Open on May 12, and the world quantity three has deemed the restoration time too tight to be match for the May 30-June 13 Roland Garros.
“Withdrawing from a Grand Slam goes against all my instincts and aspirations as an athlete, but it is the right and only decision to make,” she stated.
“The thought of not being in Paris fills me with sadness, but I will focus my energy on recovery, staying positive and getting back on court as soon as it is safe to do so.
“Roland Garros 2022, I’m coming for you A bientot.”
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