Bianca Andreescu, one of the most promising young tennis players in Canada and also one of the country’s youngest tennis stars, has revealed that the foot injury she suffered during the championship round of the Miami Open on Saturday will preclude her from taking part in Canada’s forthcoming match at the renowned Billie Jean Cup.
The twenty-year-old from Mississauga, Ontario, took to her Instagram account to interact with fans and reassured her anxious followers that the injury is not serious but does force her to sit out this event.
Andreescu was forced to end her greatest tournament since winning the US Open in 2019 because she fell on the court and had difficulty moving following the fall, which caused her to have to retire from the competition. She played the final match of the WTA 1000 tournament, which was just one level below a Grand Slam, with tape wrapped around her right ankle for the entirety of the match.
Incapable Of Continuing On
Andreescu requested a medical stoppage in the middle of the championship match so that she could receive treatment from a trainer. After that, she was able to come back for one more game, despite the fact that she could not move very well at all. During that conversation, she remarked that the conclusion of the competition was not at all how she had envisioned it going, but that she was grateful for everything anyway. She went on to say that she was ecstatic because it was one of the first competitions she had competed in for a long and that she had made it to the final. After falling behind Andreescu with a score of 6-3, 4-0, Ashleigh Barty of Australia went on to win the competition and earn the title.
After a hiatus of 16 months, Bianca Andreescu competed in her third tournament of this year, which was the Miami Open. At the 2019 WTA Finals, the athlete had suffered a significant injury to her knee, which forced her to take a lengthy break from competition.
Prioritizing Health and Safety
Andreescu continued by saying that although she enjoys competing for Canada in international tennis competitions, she feels compelled to take some time off to rest and recoup in order to return to the sport in a state that is both physically and mentally fit for the forthcoming clay-court season. The tennis star from Canada is presently ranked sixth in the world, which places her behind players from the Ukraine named Elina Svitolina, the United States of America named Sofia Kenin, Romania named Simona Halep, Japan named Naomi Osaka, and Australia named Barty.
The Billie Jean Cup, which was originally known as the Fed Cup, is the most prestigious international team competition for women’s tennis played all over the world. In the playoffs that will take place on April 16 and 17, Canada will compete against Serbia. These games are scheduled to take place. The competition is taking place in Kraljevo, which is located in Serbia.