Wawrinka Retires In Marseille, Knee Remains An Issue
by Staff | February 22nd, 2018, 8:08 pm
  • 1 Comment

Bad news for Stan Wawrinka. The 3-time Grand Slam champion still seems to be struggling with his surgically repaired left knee. Today in Marseille, because of the injury Wawrinka had to pull out of the event retiring to 23-year-old Ilya Ivashka down 6-4, 1-1.

โ€œPractice went well during the last two days, but a match is always different. It’s obviously difficult, but I need to focus on the positive things each day and keep working hard,โ€ Wawrinka said.

Since returning in Australia, Wawrinka is just 3-4 with all 4 losses to players outside the Top 95. He’s now lost his last three matches including today to the 193rd-ranked qualifier.

The 32-year-old is ranked down to No. 13 and has Indian Wells final points coming off next month.


You Might Like:
Garbine Muguruza Retires In Brisbane; Now 5 Of The Top 6 WTA Are Injured!
Stan Wawrinka Out Of Madrid
Andy Murray Withdraws from Marseille
Stan Wawrinka Withdraws From Rotterdam Due To A Knee Injury
Wawrinka Achieves 1st in Switzerland with Geneva Crown

Don't miss any tennis action, stay connected with Tennis-X

Get the FREE TX daily newsletter

One Comment for Wawrinka Retires In Marseille, Knee Remains An Issue

Humble Rafa Says:

Looks like Swiss don’t share magic potions.

Top story: Halep, Wozniacki Lead Loaded Wuhan Field; Kerber v Keys, Svitolina v Sabalenka Tues.