Stan Wawrinka should have played the ATP tournament in Geneva next week. Finally, the Swiss is forced to forfeit, because of his injury which does not heal on one foot.
Another setback for Stan Wawrinka. This Friday, the Swiss was forced to withdraw from the Geneva Open, which will take place no later than next week and in front of his own public, on clay. An ATP tournament for which the Swiss had received an invitation. But, due to a foot injury that he continues to drag and fails to heal, the player is forced to retire. Now 37, Stan Wawrinka has built up an impressive track record, with no less than three Grand Slam titles to his credit. Severely diminished by injuries lately, the Swiss managed to return to success, no later than this Monday, on the occasion of his entry into the running at the Masters 1000 in Rome, Italy, on clay.
A shortage of a total of fifteen months, after having missed a very large part of the 2021 season. The fault of this famous foot injury, which has already earned him no less than two surgeries. This Thursday, on the occasion of the round of 16 of this same prestigious tournament, the Swiss lost against the Serbian Novak Djokovic, world number one. It was then that the Swiss, who occupies the 361st place in the world, informed the organizers of the Geneva Open of his decision to give up at the invitation reserved for him. On this subject, Thierry Grin, who is none other than the director of this famous tournament, spoke to theAFP : It’s a disappointment because obviously we are in Switzerland, he won the tournament twice. Unfortunately, he is injured. It happens. Two weeks before Roland-Garros, the news does not seem to be as good as that for Stan Wawrinka. Case to follow.