2021 is decidedly not smiling on Sofia Kenin. The world No. 4, trophy holder on the Australian Open however eradicated within the second spherical, was operated on for appendicitis on Monday, she introduced on social networks on Wednesday.
After her early elimination on the Australian Open, the 22-year-old American suffered a really shocking loss on Sunday to an 18-year-old Australian not even categorized in singles, Olivia Gadecki, in one other match held in Melbourne Park ( 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4).
“I went to see the tournament doctor on Monday because I had severe abdominal pain”, says Kenin in two messages posted on Twitter.
Hey guys! I need to share with you what occurred to me a couple of days in the past ..
I went to the match doctor workplace on Monday, February fifteenth with acute stomach ache. I used to be evaluated by the match doctor and referred to the hospital for additional analysis. pic.twitter.com/dkIc0PEE9r
– Sofia Kenin (@SofiaKenin) February 17, 2021
“Acute appendicitis was diagnosed after a CT scan. I had to be operated and my appendix removed on Monday ” in a Melbourne hospital, she continues, with out giving any indication of the length of her convalescence to come back.
Tennis. Sofia Kenin operated on for appendicitisOuest-France.fr