After some exciting action in both the Canadian cities, the tennis professional take their flights to Cincinnati, Ohio for the next big event in the US Open series before they kick-start their run at the last Slam of the year, the US Open 2019. However, few of the elite athletes and former champions will not be showing up for the Western & Southern Open 2019.
Juan Martin Del Potro
The Argentine is recovering from the injury of his knee which took in Queen’s. Presently, the ‘Tower of Tandil’ is recuperating from his surgery. Del Potro’s return to the circuit is indecisive at the moment.
The South African’s injury-plagued season continues as Anderson‘s right knee has been pestering him throughout the season and hence he will be absent from Western & Southern Open 2019.
Hi everyone, I wanted to give you a bit of an update… pic.twitter.com/Zwt4pXeUwh
— Kevin Anderson (@KAndersonATP) August 8, 2019
Raonic retired in the match against his compatriot, Felix Auger-Aliassime at Rogers Cup 2019 due to a back injury and pertaining to the same reason he will be absent from Cincinnati Masters 2019.
The hometown hero of Toronto, Andreescu played more than ten hours of professional tennis on the courts of Rogers Cup 2019 where she was declared the champion. Presently, her body is undergoing fatigue and prefers to recuperate from it. She will be seen in action at the US Open 2019.
Fognini withdrew from Cincinnati due to an injury.
Collins won’t be present at the Cincinnati event.
One of the mothers on the circuit, Tatjana Maria retired in her match against Naomi Osaka last week in Toronto and thereby she will be absent from the Cincinnati Open.
After her maternity hiatus, the former champion in Cincinnati, Sania Mirza will be returning to the circuit in January 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics is her next goal.
Vesnina is on her maternity hiatus and hence she won’t be seen at Western & Southern Open 2019.
Anisimova became a last-minute withdrawal from Cincinnati due to her back injury.
The former Cincinnati champion from Russia, Ekaterina Makarova will be absent from at Western & Southern Open 2019.
Cibulkova will not be seen at the Western & Southern Open 2019.
He won’t be participating in the Cincinnati Masters 2019.
Tomljanovic retired from her match in Toronto and thereby she will be absent from the Cincinnati Open.
The French Open finalist, Vondrousova has pulled out from the Cincinnati tournament.
World Number 53, Cuevas has withdrawn from Cincinnati Open 2019.
Due to her back injury issues, Boulter will be absent from the Cincinnati event.
Zvonareva will be absent from Cincinnati tournament this year.