Ons Jabeur introduced she is going to miss this 12 months’s Center East swing to endure surgical procedure.
Jabeur, the World No.3, had already withdrawn from this week’s Abu Dhabi 500 match. She will not compete in subsequent week’s Doha 500 or the next week’s Dubai 1000.
“In an effort to deal with my well being state of affairs, my medical workforce have determined that I have to get a minor surgical procedure so as to have the ability to be again on the courts and carry out nicely,” Jabeur wrote on social media. “I must retire from Doha and Dubai and that is breaking my coronary heart. I wish to apologize to all of the followers on the market within the Center East that waited for this reunion. I promise I’ll come again to you stronger and wholesome.”
The 2-time Grand Slam finalist Jabeur has electrified crowds in Doha and Dubai as she has risen up the rankings over the previous few seasons. The Center East swing comprised the closest the Tunisian needed to house tournaments earlier than final 12 months’s inaugural Jasmin Open in Monastir. Jabeur has reached the quarterfinals in Doha twice (2020 and 2022) and in Dubai as soon as (2022).
Throughout this 12 months’s Australian Open, the place she fell within the second spherical to Marketa Vondrousova, Jabeur spoke about the necessity to handle an ongoing knee damage.
“It is not an enormous damage, however generally it’d hassle me,” she instructed press after her first-round defeat of Tamara Zidansek. “I attempt to take it at some point at a time. It is an important problem, you recognize.”
- Jabeur withdraws from Doha and Dubai as a result of ‘minor surgical procedure’
- Verify all information and articles from the newest Tennis updates.