The second Grand Slam event of the year, French Open 2019 will be missing a few of its consistent players and former champions this year due to their injuries, recoveries from their injuries and due to other personal commitments as well.
1. Kevin Anderson
Kevin Anderson’s right elbow injury has compelled him to call off his European clay court season, hence we will be missing the French Open 2019.
2. Andy Murray
The 2016 Roland Garros finalist, Andy Murray is recovering from his hip surgery which he underwent in the month of February.
3. Maria Sharapova
4. Milos Raonic
After a phenomenal performance at Indian Wells 2019, the Canadian, Milos Raonic survived one match in Miami and he has not participated in the clay season due to his injured knee.
He flew to Paris for the French Open 2019 but withdrew minutes before the draw ceremony. His withdrawal gave Frances Tiafoe the 32nd seed spot, which ensured an American man to have seeded position in the draw.
5. Tomas Berdych
The Czech flew to Paris, with an intention to play at the French Open 2019 but he withdrew from the tournament due to his back injury.
6. Andrey Rublev
The Russian has been dealing with his right wrist problems lately and hence plans to join the circuit after the French Open 2019.
7. Jack Sock
The American, Jack Sock hurt his index finger while snowboarding during the off-season of tennis and consequently has been sidelined from the French Open 2019.
8. Chung Hyeon
The South Korean, Chung Hyeon is recovering from his back injury.
9. Vasek Pospisil
The Canadian is recovering from herniated disk operation which he underwent in the month of January and hence won’t be seen at French Open 2019.
10. John Isner
Since his Miami Open finals, this year where he experienced a stress fracture on his left foot and John Isner has yet not recovered from that injury.
11. Thanasi Kokkinakis
The Australian, Thanasi Kokkinakis has been sidelined from the French Open 2019 due to a shoulder injury.
12. Sania Mirza
The former French Open doubles champion, Sania Mirza gave birth to her son Izhaan last year and she’s striving to be back to professional tennis.
13. Ekaterina Makarova
The Russian, Ekaterina Makarova will not be seen in action at the French Open 2019.
14. Elina Vesnina
Elina Vesnina is recovering from her post-pregnancy effects.
15. Katie Boulter
The doctors have advised Katie Boulter to take rest due to her back problems and that has led to a last-minute withdrawal from the French Open 2019
16. Nick Kyrgios
The Australian, Nick Kyrgios became the latest casualties at French Open 2019 as he withdrew due to illness.