Veteran Stan Wawrinka confirmed in March he had undergone a process to restore an harm in his left foot and hoped to be out “for a number of weeks” till he may start preparations for the upcoming French Open.
It is now identified he’ll be sidelined longer than anticipated.
Wawrinka formally pulled out of the French Open on Tuesday attributable to difficulties linked together with his restoration from the operation.
“After having a small surgical procedure on his foot in March, as a lot as we had hoped he’d be able to play in Paris, he wasn’t in a position to come again to full health in time,” a spokesperson for the three-time Grand Slam winner stated in an emailed assertion shared by Reuters (h/t ESPN).
The assertion continues: “Stan is now working exhausting together with his staff for the grass courtroom season and hopes to hit the bottom working in June.”
Wawrinka, who turned 36 years previous in late March, gained at Roland Garros in 2015 and is at present No. 24 within the FedEx ATP Rankings. As of Tuesday afternoon, his most up-to-date replace on his restoration was a video shared on Might 9.