French Open

Elbow injury rules Anderson out of clay court season

2019-04-23 16:07
Kevin Anderson
Kevin Anderson (AP)

Paris - South African world number six Kevin Anderson announced Tuesday that he will miss the clay court season, including the French Open, due to injury.

"I want to let you all know that I will unfortunately be missing the clay season this year," Anderson, 32, tweeted, citing the need to "rest and rehab" a chronic elbow injury.

"I will keep working hard each day to get ready for grass."

The towering Anderson, Wimbledon runner-up last year who is known for his big serve, pulled out of Indian Wells in March because of the painful right elbow.


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