The youngest player ranked inside the top 20 ATP Rankings, Felix Auger-Aliassime pulled out from Vienna due to a left ankle injury. “Sadly I won’t be able to play my first-round match at the Erste Bank Open today. I unfortunately hurt my left ankle at practice yesterday. I will keep you updated on how my recovery is going. Thanks, everyone for your continuous support. Danke Wien. See you next time,” Auger-Aliassime announced.
Also, Canada’s upcoming tennis star, Auger-Aliassime has withdrawn from Rolex Paris Masters 2019 owing to the same reason.
The rising star from Canada, Felix Auger-Aliassime was drawn to open against Andrey Rublev from Russia. With Auger-Aliassime’s withdrawal, the top-seeded qualifier, Alexander Bublik will open against Rublev.
This year, Auger-Aliassime played against Benoit Paire in the finals of Lyon during the month of May. After losing, he dealt with a groin injury and later withdrew from French Open 2019 owing to the same reason.
The 19-year-old, Felix Auger-Aliassime reached three finals on the ATP circuit in the 2019 season. He made it to finals at Rio, Lyon, and Stuttgart, but he is yet to open his ATP title account.
Previous at Shanghai Rolex Masters 2019, Auger-Aliassime lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the two tough sets. World Number seven, Tsitsipas finally claimed his first victory over the young Canadian after falling to him twice this year at Indian Wells Masters and Queens’ Club.
At Davis Cup, the Canadians have a strong line-up which includes, Milos Raonic, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov, and Vasek Pospisil. Two North American nations, Canada and USA are placed under the same group. They will compete against each other and against team Italy to reserve a place in the quarterfinals of Davis Cup Finals 2019.