Canada’s Bianca Andreescu won’t play at this 12 months’s French Open.
Andreescu’s agent confirmed Saturday to The Canadian Press that the 2019 U.S. Open champion wouldn’t play within the third Grand Slam of the season, extending her absence from aggressive tennis to just about a calendar 12 months.
The 20-year outdated from Mississauga, Ont., hasn’t performed a aggressive match since struggling a knee damage final October on the WTA Finals in China.
She additionally skipped the U.S. Open this month in New York, calling it a “tough” determination.
Andreescu mentioned she wanted extra time to deal with her match health when saying her withdrawal from the U.S. Open, and added that some “unexpected challenges,” together with the COVID-19 pandemic, had saved her from getting ready and competing on the highest degree.
Andreescu gained the 2019 U.S. Open over Serena Williams, changing into the primary Canadian to win a singles Grand Slam.