US Open 2019 – Injured Players List

Published 08/22/2019, 6:05 PM EDT
Del Potro

The Slam last of the year, US Open 2019 has unveiled its draw, but sadly, few of the former champions and other players will be absenting themselves from the US Open 2019 tournament due to their prevailing injuries, recoveries and personal commitments.

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Juan Martin Del Potro

Del Potro

The reigning finalist at US Open 2019, Del Potro is recovering from his right knee surgery which took place in the month of June and his return to the circuit is undetermined.

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Amanda Anisimova 

Amanda Anisimova

The US Open 2017 junior champion, Anisimova withdrew from the Premier Five events in the North American swing due to her back injury. Now, due to her father’s demise this week, Anisimova will not be seen at US Open 2019.

Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson

The 2017 finalist at the US Open, Anderson became a last-minute withdrawal from the draw. He has been plagued with injuries this season and now due to his right knee’s dilemma, the South African withdrew from the last Slam of the year.

Marketa Vondrousova

Marketa Vondrousova

This year’s French Open finalist, Vondrousova was drawn to open against Viktorija Golubic from Switzerland, but due to her wrist injury, she withdrew from the US Open draw.

Milos Raonic

Milos Raonic

The Canadian became a last-minute withdrawal due to his on-going glute injury.

Elena Vesnina

Makarova and Vesnin

Former champion, Vesnina is on her maternity hiatus and hence she won’t be seen at US Open 2019.

Katie Boulter

Katie Boulter

Due to her back injury issues, Boulter will be absent from the US Open 2019.

Sania Mirza

Hingis and Mirza

Former champion at the US Open, Mirza will be returning to the circuit in January 2020 after her maternity hiatus and the Tokyo Olympics is Sania’s next goal.

Mackenzie McDonald

Mackenzie McDonald

McDonald won’t be participating in the US major this year.

Vera Zvonareva

Zvonareva and Clijsters

Former finalist, Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open due to her left wrist injury.

Anna Karolina Schmiedlova

Anna Karolina Schmiedlova

Schmiedlova has been sidelined from the New York major due to left knee injury.

Beatriz Haddad Maia

Beatriz Haddad Maia

Maia has withdrawn from the US Open.

Dominika Cibulkova

Dominika Cibulkova

Cibulkova won’t be present at the New York major.

Marta Kostyuk

Marta Kostyuk

Kostyuk will be absent from this year’s US Open.

CiCi Bellis

CiCi Bellis

Billis has been struggling with a terrible elbow injury that required multiple surgeries and hence she is sidelined from the US major.

Ekaterina Makarova

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Makarova and Vesnina

The Russian, Ekaterina Makarova will be absent from the US major. 

Mona Barthel

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Mona Barthel

She withdrew due to her right foot injury.

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