Canada’s Denis Shapovalov announces withdrawal from French Open due to shoulder injury


Denis Shapovalov, professional Canadian tennis player, announced withdrawal from the French Open tennis tournament due to a shoulder injury.

He issued a statement on Twitter earlier today, saying it was the for the best to rest as his shoulder was bothering him.

“I’m saddened to share that after consulting with my medical team I’ve made the difficult decision to withdrawal from @rolandgarros. Unfortunately my shoulder has been bothering me and while medical tests look good, it is for the best to rest. See you in 2022, Roland-Garros,” the tweet reads.

Standing at No. 14 as the top-ranked Canadian on the ATP tournament, Shapovalov on Saturday reached the final of the Geneva Open.

However, he dropped a 7-6 and 6-4 decision to Casper Ruud from Norway.



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