Canadian sensation Bianca Andreescu to finally make comeback after being handed Stuttgart Open wildcard

Bianca Andreescu was recently named in the wildcard of the Stuttgart Open ahead of comeback.

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The Canadian tennis sensation Bianca Andreescu last competed in the 2021 BNP Paribas Open, where she lost to Anett Kontaveit in the third round. Despite competing in 11 tournaments, Andreescu did not win any titles in the 2021 tennis season, with her best performance coming in the Miami Open, where she finished runner-up. Following that, her performance in the French Open, Cincinnati Open, and Berlin championships did not appear to improve.

Afterward, her admirers were disappointed when she announced her withdrawal from the Australian Open 2022. However, after a 5-month hiatus, her aficionados, especially tennis enthusiasts all around the world, received a ray of hope when she recently uploaded a video of her training on Instagram, in which she is seen swinging her racket to practice forehand and backhand strokes.

Bianca Andreescu gets wildcard at Stuttgart

Bianca Andreescu
Bianca Andreescu

World No. 119 Bianca Andreescu is set to bring an end to her hiatus at the Stuttgart Open, which will be held from 18-24 April. The entry list for the WTA 500 event has already been released and features Andreescu as one of the alternates.

The 21-year-old was the eighth alternate, meaning she will get direct entry into the main draw only if eight players pull out. If that does not happen, the Canadian will have to go through the qualifiers or wait for a wildcard. She is likely to get one, considering she is a Grand Slam champion.

However, the tournament organizers have now confirmed that the Canadian star would indeed be competing at the tournament. A few days ago, she was seen getting into the groove by training on the clay courts of the Rafa Nadal Academy. Incidentally, this isn’t the first time that Andreescu has trained at Nadal’s academy. She did so in 2019 as well to prepare for the clay tournaments after a break. Back in 2019, she was all praise for the academy and also went on to mention that Spain was her favorite country.

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