“Physically home, mentally at Wimbledon” Leylah Fernandez misses being at the Championships amidst recovery update

Leylah Fernandez feels sad for missing the Wimbledon 2022 and gives a recovery update.

Leylah Fernandez
Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez, the 2021 US Open runner-up was having a fantastic French Open this year, but she fractured her foot in the quarterfinal against Martina Trevisan at Stade Roland Garros, forcing her to sit out the grass season. Though the fracture wasn’t too severe, it spoilt the world number 16’s chances to play at Wimbledon. Leylah has been giving her fans constant updates about the condition of her foot.

It was revealed earlier by her that she will make her debut at the Citi Open in Washington, which begins around 30th July and so she hopes to be back on the court by then. Fernandes will start her preparation for the US Open 2022 on the hard courts of the United States beginning in Washington. She would be hoping to repeat her stupendous run in 2021. She has given yet another recovery update on her Twitter account.

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Leylah Fernandez posts a fun practice video to update fans on her foot injury.

Leylah Fernandez
Leylah Fernandez at the US Open 2021

This would have been the first time Fernandez would have been seeded at Wimbledon, but unfortunately, she missed the Championships this year. But, Fernandez posted a video from her Twitter account practicing forehand and backhand volleys against the wall and she was looking focused despite her foot in a cast. She wrote ‘Physically home, mentally at Wimbledon’ expressing that she missed competing at Wimbledon. But, her great volleying in the video is a sign that she is recovering well and she is hungry for her comeback to Washington. Fans have sent their good wishes to Fernandez hoping that the young Canadian recovers well for her comeback.

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