Two-time Grand Slam champion Petra Kvitova announced on Monday her retirement from Roland Garros. She has suffered a second-tier tear on her left forearm.
"Yesterday I hit a normal forehand and suddenly I felt sharp pain in my forearm. Tears flowed into my eyes and I said," Okay, I finish this exercise, "Kvitova told reporters in a press conference on Monday I went [for an] ultrasound. You have not seen anything. They sent me [for a] MRT and they found it there. "
This year's Australian Open finalist received the news on Sunday night and shared her update with Twitter Kvitova, one of the favorites that won her first French Open, after triumphing in the European clay court season in Stuttgart earlier, one of five women started the tournament in the No. 1
We're sorry to have to let you know some bad news this morning pic.twitter.com/snxhJkPRuh
– Petra Kvitova (@ Petra_Kvitova) May 27, 2019
Kvitova added in her press conference that the doctors of the Czech Republic advised to cease tennis activities for the next two to three weeks, a The 29-year-old is optimistic about returning to the Grasschaukel in time. Kvitova is currently number 6 and is 28-8 in the season to win two titles. The lucky loser Kaja Juvan from Slovenia replaced Kvitova in the draw for Sorana Cirstea Monday against Court Suzanne Lenglen.