Recovering Andreescu to miss Australian Open

39;The Australian Open is unfortunately too soon in my rehab process'

Tennis star Bianca Andreescu says she will withdraw from the 2020 Australian Open in Melbourne due to injury.

Andreescu was a qualifier in Melbourne previous year and lost to Anastasija Sevastova in the second round.

The Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year, will start on January 20 in Melbourne.

Every day I feel much better and stronger, but after consulting the doctor and talking to my team, I have decided. She then missed another and Wimbledon-2019.

Del Potro has played just one Australian Open since 2015, reaching the third round two years ago.

"It was a very hard decision because I love playing in Melbourne, but I have to respect the recovery plan for my knee and body", tweeted the 19-year-old Canadian.

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Squandering a massive opportunity to beat Simona Halep in the first encounter at the premium WTA event, Andreescu had to retire against Karolina Pliskova following a nasty left knee injury, ending the season and withdrawing from the Hawaii Open and the ASB Classic.

The 19-year-old Andreescu, Canada's first victor of a Grand Slam singles tournament, hasn't played since suffering the injury at the WTA Finals in October in China.

Before she pulled out of the tournament, she was the second favourite to with the Australia Open despite her knee injury.

The 19-year-old Canadian began her breakthrough 2019 season by losing in the Auckland final to Germany's Julia Goerges.

She Andreescu a native of MISSISSAUGA, Ontario.

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