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Milosh Laonic pulls out of Australian Open due to heel injury

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According to the tournament organizer, Canadian athletes will not be able to participate in the Australian Open as they “continue to recover from Achilles tendon injuries.”

Laonic’s best performance was when he reached the Wimbledon final in the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2016. (Reuters Archive)

Canada’s Milosh Laonic has withdrawn from the Australian Open next month as the third-largest in the world continues to recover from heel injuries.

“Mirosh Laonic has withdrawn from the #AusOpen as he continues to recover from his Achilles tendon injury,” the Grand Slam organizer said on Twitter on Saturday.

“I’m looking forward to Milosh Laonic coming back to court soon,” the tweet added.

Laonic suffered a thigh injury in March and returned to the tour after a three-month gap.

However, his 2021 season was shortened due to another heel issue following the defeat of the first round at the Atlanta Open in July.

Laonic has reached 3rd place in the world ranking, which is the highest in his career. 2016 -He is Reach the final In Wimbledon, I played in the semi-finals at Melbourne Park.

This is the best Grand Slam performance for a tennis player who turns 31 on Monday.

The Canadians, who are currently in 70th place, are the latest to be excluded from the Australian Open.

Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, Jennifer Brady, Karolina Pliskova, Karolina Muchova, Serena Williams and Bianca Andreesque were also excluded from the injury.

The 2022 Australian Open, one of the four major tennis majors, will take place January 17-30 in Melbourne.

Source: TRT World and distributors



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