After 18 months of hiatus, Bianca Andreescu had a wonderful couple of weeks in Miami Gardens. In the end, she, unfortunately, was forced to withdraw from the championship match against Ashleigh Barty due to an ankle injury. However, the Grand Slam winner admits that the wound is not trauma and will come back quickly.
Since the 2019 US Open Championship match, Andreescu reached her first final at the Miami Open 2021, followed by four consecutive three-set victories.
“I’m Relieved To Say That There Is No Serious Injury”: Bianca Andreescu
With her supporter’s encouragement, Bianca dismissed the two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza, American Amanda Anisimova, Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo, and Greek Maria Sakkari in the two-hour marathon encounters. After, before and during the event, fans had sent thousands of motivational messages to Bianca.
As a result, to express her gratitude towards her best fans, Andresscu has now sent thank you message.
“Thank you to everyone for the messages of support and well wishes. You all are the best fans in the world,” the former World No.4 wrote on her social media account.
The 20-year-old from Canada also emphasised that her ankle injury is not critical, and she needs a considerable amount of rest for her comeback.
Bianca further added, “I’m relieved to say that there is no serious injury, and with some rest and preparation, I will be back very soon”.
Bianca Andreesu Won’t Be Able To Compete In the Billie Jean Cup
World No.9 stated she has decided to skip the premier international team competition in women’s tennis due to injury and wants to prepare ahead of clay-court swing and the rest of the season. At the same time, she loves to represent her nation.
Andreescu continued, “This does mean that, unfortunately, I won’t be able to compete in the Billie Jean Cup. I love representing Canada, so this decision was not easy, but I want to make sure I’m prepared for the clay-court swing ahead and the rest of the season”.
The clay-court season has already begun in Charleston and Bogota. And it will conclude with the French Open 2021 on 5th June in Paris. Meanwhile, will we see where Bianca resumes her tour?