Nick Kyrgios was a runner-up at last year’s Wimbledon tournament and entered the 2023 tournament as the No. 30 seed.
However, the Australian tennis superstar announced on Sunday that he will not participate in the Grand Slam event. Kyrgios wrote on her Instagram story that she tore a ligament in her wrist.
«Hello everyone, I am so sorry to say that I have to withdraw from Wimbledon this year. I have done everything possible to be ready after my surgery to be able to step foot on the Wimbledon courts again,» he wrote.
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«During my return I experienced a bit of wrist pain during Mallorca week. As a precaution I had it scanned and it came back showing a torn ligament in my wrist. I tried everything to be able to play and I’m disappointed to say I just didn’t have enough time to handle it before Wimbledon.
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«I’ll be back, and as always, I appreciate the support of all my fans.»
Kyrgios had a magical run at Wimbledon last year. He entered the tournament unseeded and defeated Taylor Fritz in the quarterfinals and advanced to the final after Rafael Nadal withdrew from the tournament.
He then lost to Novak Djokovic in four sets.
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This year, Kyrgios has been dealing with injuries. He only participated in the Stuttgart Open and lost to Wu Yibing.