Daniil Medvedev will miss the following 1-2 months after present process a process to repair a hernia downside, the tennis star announced on Saturday.
That places participation in subsequent month’s French Open for the world No. 2 in peril.
Medvedev, who won last year’s U.S. Open and reached the ultimate of this 12 months’s Australian Open in January earlier than falling to Rafael Nadal, will doubtless miss this month’s Monte Carlo Masters in addition to clay court docket season occasions in Madrid and Rome within the run-up to the 12 months’s second main.
“The final months I’ve been taking part in with a small hernia,” Medvedev stated on Twitter. “Along with my group I’ve determined to have a small process carried out to repair the issue. I’ll doubtless be out for the following 1-2 months and can work arduous to be again on court docket quickly. Thanks for all of the help.”
He then posted an image displaying him recovering as he watched Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Watford within the Premiere League.
Earlier within the week, Medvedev’s try and reclaim the highest spot on the planet rankings got here up quick when he was crushed by Hubert Hurkacz, 7-6 (7), 6-3, within the quarterfinals of the Miami Open.