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(Reuters) – Canada’s Bianca Andreescu is pissed off with continued setbacks since returning to court docket on the Australian Open after 15 months because of a knee drawback, however the 20-year-old will not be keen to let accidents outline her fledgling profession.
A month after profitable her maiden Grand Slam on the 2019 U.S. Open, Andreescu suffered a torn meniscus in her left knee and returned to motion solely in Melbourne in February.
She exited the yr’s first Grand Slam within the second spherical and adopted it up with a semi-final run at a WTA occasion at Melbourne Park earlier than withdrawing from tournaments in Adelaide, Doha and Dubai with a leg subject.
On Saturday, Andreescu tumbled on the court docket at 2-0 within the second set within the Miami Open last in opposition to world primary Ash Barty to injure her foot, forcing her to make a tearful exit two video games later.
“Plainly I am type of the one one which retains getting requested questions on accidents, which is tremendous annoying,” the previous world quantity 4 informed reporters.
“I do not need, like, for me to have a repute of that, as a result of it isn’t solely me that is getting injured. However, yeah, I imply, it is occurred fairly a bit, however I do not need to outline myself by these. It sucks.
“Even when it is one thing small, generally I will be further cautious, however I would slightly be that than push by it and get it worse, as a result of I’ve been by each, and at the moment I am glad that I finished. It is onerous for me to say that, however I am glad that I finished.”
Andreescu battled by 4 three-setters in a row to achieve the ultimate on the WTA 1000 occasion in Miami and the Canadian was assured of an excellent present for the remainder of the season.
“My physique appeared to be good up till at the moment,” stated Andreescu, who will climb up three spots to quantity six within the rankings on Monday.
“Nobody needs to finish a event retiring, particularly within the finals. However issues occur, and I need to look forward in my profession. I am solely 20.”
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