The star-crossed season of Milos Raonic continues.
The post-Wimbledon half of Raonic’s 2016 season has been nothing to write home about.
MONTREAL – Two days after the draw was made, Serena Williams announced she was out of the Rogers Cup.
The right adductor issue that hampered Milos Raonic in his Australian Open semi-final against Andy Murray is still an issue, it seems.
Another small tournament will have to do without its marquee attraction, as Genie Bouchard is out of the Rio Open.
The Paris Masters announced Wednesday that Canadian Milos Raonic is out, which ends his 2015 season.
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.
It appears the beleaguered Bouchard’s season from hell is done.
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.
NEW YORK – It wasn’t quite the 11th hour, but it was close.
You get almost to draw time with your entry list still intact, and as a tournament director you probably exhale.
Until Thursday, there had been no withdrawals at the Rogers Cup in Toronto (and Serena Williams is safely in the house).