With the elite ATP players heading towards the final Masters 1000 event – Rolex Paris Masters 2019, next week, there are a few players who are sidelined from the tournament due to their prevailing injuries.
The Argentine underwent a right kneecap surgery to repair fractured right kneecap in June 2019. However, though his kneecap is showing great signs of recovery, he still has not recovered completely from the career-threatening surgery as the 31-year-old pulled out of the Rolex Paris Masters 2019, which was included in his comeback tournaments.
Roger Federer withdrew from the Rolex Paris Masters 2019 just a day before the commencement of the event as he stated recovery to be his reason for withdrawal and revealed that his body needs more physical rest after winning a record 10th title at the Swiss Indoors Basel 2019 on Sunday.
The South African star, Kevin Anderson has been sidelined from the ATP Tour for the 2019 season. The 33-year-old will be working upon his recuperation and will be aiming to get fit for the next tennis season.
Nick Kyrgios has taken some time off from tennis and will be recovering from his shoulder and collarbone injury, which he picked up during the Laver Cup 2019, last month.
Kei Nishikori has called off the rest of his 2019 season as he underwent elbow surgery last week and is set to return to the tour in January 2020. The 29-year-old Japanese hasn’t played since the US Open, where he picked up a third-round loss at the hands of Alex de Minaur.
The young Canadian hurt his ankle during a practice session on Tuesday at the Vienna Open 2019 and withdrew from the Rolex Paris Masters 2019 and the Next-Gen Finals. He will try to get back at 100% for the Davis Cup Finals.
The Frenchman pulled out of the event just a day before the start due to an injury in his left knee.
Tomas Berdych has endured an injury-prone 2019 season with issues in his back and left hip. His hip is in bad shape, problems are appearing abruptly and unexpectedly for Berdych.
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McDonald is sidelined from the ATP Tour due to a hamstring injury. The American also underwent surgery on his right proximal hamstring tendon in June, earlier this year and is expected to return in the next season.
The Australian is tackling with a shoulder injury. He was forced to withdraw from a second-round US Open 2019 clash with the eventual champion Rafael Nadal due to injury.
The Frenchman pulled out of his home tournament, Rolex Paris Masters 2019, as he has to repair his right elbow, which is being examined by the specialist. With this, Lucas Pouille also called off the season and will return in the next season.
Pella won’t feature in a Paris Masters main draw for the first time since 2016 as he pulled out of the last Masters 1000 event of the season just a day before the tournament starts.
Stan Wawrinka, who pulled out of his quarterfinal match against compatriot Roger Federer at the Swiss Indoors Basel 2019 due to a low back injury is also unsure about his participation at the Rolex Paris Masters 2019. However, the Swiss star jas not withdrawn from the event till now.
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