British tennis participant Jack Draper collapses on courtroom at Miami Open


right here have been worrying scenes on the Miami Open on Thursday as Britain’s Jack Draper collapsed on courtroom throughout a match.

{The teenager} seemed to be affected by warmth exhaustion in Florida in the course of the first set of his first-round assembly with Mikhail Kukushkin.

A struggling Draper, 19, referred to as for the physician and carried on after having his heart-rate checked and blood strain taken, however then fell to the ground whereas defending set level in opposition to Kazakhstan’s world no105.

Draper obtained speedy medical consideration, an ice pack was utilized to his neck and fortunately he was capable of get to his toes and stroll off Court docket 2 on the grounds of Laborious Rock Stadium.

The 2018 Wimbledon boys’ singles runner-up was making his ATP Tour debut in Miami, however needed to retire from the match as Kukushkin was awarded the victory.

He’ll face now Russia’s Aslan Karatsev within the second spherical.

Extra reporting by PA.

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