Stefanos Tsitsipas: Greek tennis player undergoes right elbow surgery but hopeful of being fit in time for new season | Tennis News

Stefanos Tsitsipas has undergone right elbow surgery but he’s already planning for the new season, saying: “Next stop, pre-season in Dubai two weeks from now and then looking forwards to Australia”

Last Updated: 25/11/21 10:34pm

Stefanos Tsitsipas has undergone surgery on his right elbow

Stefanos Tsitsipas has undergone surgery on his right elbow

Stefanos Tsitsipas has undergone surgery on his right elbow but is hopeful of being fit for the beginning of the new season.

The world No 4 has struggled with the issue over the previous few weeks, pulling out of the Paris Masters throughout his opening match after which bringing an finish to his ATP Finals marketing campaign after dropping his first group conflict with Andrey Rublev.

Tsitsipas, 23, posted an image of himself in a hospital mattress on his Facebook web page displaying his right elbow bandaged.

The Greek player wrote: “Things often get tougher before they get easier but with each struggle we get an opportunity to create our own unique story.

“Some days life is all about your desires, hopes and visions for the longer term. There are additionally days the place life is nearly placing one foot in entrance of the opposite and that is OK too.

“To all the fans, thank you for your continuous support and encouragement. Focused on a healthier and happier future. Next stop, pre-season in Dubai two weeks from now and then looking forwards to Australia.”

Tsitsipas reached his first Grand Slam ultimate on the French Open through the spring but has not discovered his greatest kind since, dropping in the opening spherical at Wimbledon and the third spherical on the US Open, the place he confronted a barrage of criticism for his lengthy toilet breaks.

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