Tennis-Andreescu withdraws from U.S. Open due to back injury

Former U.S. Open champion, Bianca Andreescu, has pulled out of the upcoming U.S. Open due to a back injury.

Bianca Andreescu's U.S. Open Withdrawal

The Canadian tennis player suffered a stress fracture in her back, which led to her decision to withdraw from the tournament.

Injury Details

Andreescu's recent performance included an early exit from the Citi Open in Washington DC, where she lost her opening match, and a straight-set loss to Camila Giorgi at the Canadian Open.

Previous Matches

During her match against Giorgi, Andreescu displayed signs of discomfort and needed to consult a physiotherapist on the court.

Discomfort on Court

Cincinnati Masters Withdrawal Following her struggles, she also withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters tournament.

Andreescu mentioned that she began experiencing back pain during her Washington match and tried her best to perform at her peak during the Montreal event.

Pain and Efforts

Her efforts led her to undergo medical examinations, revealing a small stress fracture in her back.

Medical Examinations

The withdrawal is a disappointment as Andreescu was slated to face Lesia Tsurenko from Ukraine in the first round of the U.S. Open.

Missed Opportunity

Andreescu, aged 23, won the U.S. Open championship in 2019, marking a significant achievement in her career.

2019 U.S. Open Champion

With her back injury, Andreescu's return to professional tennis remains uncertain as she focuses on recovery and rehabilitation.

Uncertain Return