It certainly didn’t get 1-1000th the play of Genie Bouchard’s unfortunate accident, but another tennis player is feeling the effects of a concussion, and has pulled out of the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore.
As we reported at the beginning of the week, the USTA were expecting Genie Bouchard to file suit against the US Open after the concussion she suffered in the women’s locker room.
There aren’t a lot of precedents for recovering from a concussion in tennis.
The Canadian retired early in the second set of her match against Andrea Petkovic in Beijing.
It’s been a WTA season full of drama. But with so many of the compelling players now basically pulling the plug on the season because of injuries, it’s crawling to the finish line.
The Canadian flew to Wuhan, but withdrew Monday.
No news from Team Bouchard, but she’s out of next week’s WTA Tour event.
NEW YORK – Genie Bouchard’s promising US Open was stopped dead in its tracks Sunday, after the Canadian pulled out after suffering a concussion Friday night.
The hobbled Canadian is out in the third round.
David Ferrer’s elbow issue continues, and so he’s out of Montreal.
When the player lists were announced for the WTA Tour event in D.C. earlier Friday, Azarenka and Errani were out, but Genie Bouchard seemed to still be in.
WIMBLEDON – Raonic says it’s disheartening to miss Davis Cup. But he’s got to get his foot right.