US Open champion Daniil Medvedev expects to be sidelined for one to 2 months after having hernia surgical procedure and could possibly be at risk of lacking the French Open.
The world No.2 wrote on Twitter on Saturday that he has been coping with “a small hernia” in latest months which would require surgical procedure.
“Along with my workforce I’ve determined to have a small process carried out to repair the issue,” the publish stated.
“I’ll seemingly be out for the subsequent 1-2 months and can work exhausting to be again on courtroom quickly.”
That timeline suggests Medvedev seemingly will miss the subsequent grand slam at Roland Garros, which begins on Might 22.
He reached the quarter-finals in Paris final yr after dropping within the first spherical in every of his first 4 appearances there.
The 26-year-old Russian briefly reached No.1 within the ATP rankings for the primary time in February, earlier than Novak Djokovic regained the highest spot.
Medvedev beat Djokovic within the US Open ultimate final September, then misplaced to Rafael Nadal within the ultimate of the Australian Open in January.
At his most up-to-date two tournaments, Medvedev went out in his second match at Indian Wells, California, after which exited within the quarter-finals of the Miami Open on Thursday.