September 28, 2021
(Reuters) -Nick Kyrgios is treated on Tuesday to heal the painful knee that has plagued him for two months and hopes to fit perfectly into his home major at the Australian Open in January. Said.
The benevolent Australian, 26, returned home after playing the Laver Cup in Boston, the final event of the 2021 season.
“Hey, I’ve been almost 100% unhealthy in the last few months,” Kyrgios wrote in an Instagram story.
“I have been working on a left patella tendon disorder, but continuing to play without complete treatment can lead to further pain and major retraction.”
Kyrgios, who reached the highest rank of 13 in his career in 2016, slipped down the ladder after playing few tournaments in the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic and is now ranked 96th in the world.
He continues to be a fan favorite with the magic of shotmaking and is one of the few players in the world to defeat the big three of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
Kyrgios withdrew from the long-awaited first round match against British Andy Murray at the Winston Salem Open due to knee pain towards the US Open, but is then suitable for playing the Major and Laver Cup. Was there.
“I chose to go back to Australia to reassess and plan to get PRP treatment to calm down and rehabilitate my knees,” he added.
“I’m sorry I didn’t play the best tennis. If everything goes well, I hope it will return to 100% at the Australian Open.”
(Report by Sudipto Ganguly, Mumbai, edited by Christian Radnedge)
Tennis-Australia’s Kyrgios gets treatment to solve knee problems
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