The strongest tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina due to a foot injury may miss the third in-season tournament series Grand slam.
About the damage to the Achilles tendon, the Ukrainian told a press conference after the defeat from Camila Georgie in the second round of the grass tournament series Premier in Birmingham.
“I have a problem with the Achilles, so I’m with the team we have an important conversation: to play on Wimbledon or not, if the priority performance on hard courts. Of course, it will be a tough decision, but I’m trying to think long-term.
At the moment I will use the time to think things over, to see my physiotherapist and think with your team, what’s best for me, if you look at the big picture” – quoted Svitolina portal “tennis of Ukraine”.
For Svitolina skipping Wimbledon will have serious consequences – last year in London Ukrainian in the second round lost to Yaroslava Shvedova, what brought the native of Odessa, only 70 points.
His main goal for the season Elina Svitolina still believes getting to the Final of the WTA tournament in Singapore. At the equator the year is Ukrainian is close to the solution of this problem. Four won tournaments Svitolina in the title race WTA is staging the third place and the Final tournament will be the eight best players of the season.
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