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Wimbledon 2021: Australian Nick Kyrgios pulls out of queens membership build-up occasion attributable to neck ache


Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of subsequent week’s Queen’s Membership Championships grasscourt occasion attributable to neck ache, elevating doubts concerning the Australian’s participation at Wimbledon later this month.

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Wimbledon build-up event due to neck pain

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Wimbledon build-up occasion attributable to neck ache (Courtesy: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kyrgios has final performed within the Australian Open in February
  • Kyrgios reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2014
  • Kyrgios’ large focus will now be on recovering in time for Wimbledon

Australian Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of subsequent week’s Wimbledon warm-up at Queen’s Membership due to a neck drawback.

Kyrgios wrote on Instagram: “My tennis family, I’m sorry my return has been pushed back as I am having some uncomfortable pain in my neck at the moment.

“I am making an attempt to get on high of it however as I can not serve 100% I’ll solely be returning once I really feel I could make full impression on the tour. Will keep in contact.”

He has been replaced by Spain’s Feliciano Lopez at the Queen’s Club Championships, which are due to begin in London on June 14, two weeks before the June 28 to July 11 Wimbledon Grand Slam. The 2021 Championships will be the 134th edition, the 127th staging of the Ladies’ Singles Championship event.

Kyrgios, who last played at the Australian Open in February, was due to make his return for the grasscourt season after skipping the whole claycourt leg.Kyrgios reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals in 2014 after the Australian, who was ranked 144th at the time, beat world No.1 Rafa Nadal.

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