Sofia Kenin makes quick recovery following emergency surgery, gets back on the court at Miami Open 2021

Sofia Kenin is back on court following the surgical removal of her Appendix, she has recovered completely and will take on Andrea Petkovic in the second round of the Miami Open 2021.

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Sofia Kenin
Sofia Kenin

Sofia Kenin has had a stop start post pandemic return to the tour. First she got knocked out in the Fourth round of the US Open but then she reached the Finals of the French Open. At the French Open Finals she was beaten by Iga Świątek 6-4 6-1. At the Australian Open 2021, the defending champion Kenin, crashed out in the second round amidst a lot of disappointment.

But now that her Appendix surgery has been a success and she has recovered completely, Kenin will want better things from 2021. A piece of good news for her was winning the WTA’s Player of the Year award. Kenin had won her first major title at last year’s Australian Open and also captured Lyon’s 250-level event before the pandemic halted the game. Post pandemic she reached the Final of the French Open. 

Watch: Sofia Kenin vs Garbiñe Muguruza – Extended Highlights | Australian Open 2020 Final

Sofia Kenin still doesn’t feel 100% , but just happy to play at the Miami Open 

Sofia Kenin
Sofia Kenin

Kenin has thanked all the doctors and the medical staff at the Epworth Hospital Richmond, Australia. She is grateful that she was taken good care of, and it’s understandable the way she feels. From feeling acute pain, to getting admitted and then to have surgery, all this happened very quickly for Kenin.

Now that she has taken a few weeks off to recover and is back on the court, she is realistic off her chances. She says that she is just happy to be on the court again and says that was her target, to start playing on the tour again, as soon as possible. 

 Kenin said, “Acute appendicitis was diagnosed following the completion of my CT scan. I had to have surgery and had my appendix removed on Monday, February 15, at Epworth Hospital Richmond. I want to thank everyone at Epworth Hospital Richmond for taking good care of me!”

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