Emma Raducanu has ‘no idea’ if she will play at Wimbledon after freak injury

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  • Teenager retires early in first-round match at Nottingham
  • A blow to British No 1’s preparations for Wimbledon on 27 June

Emma Raducanu said on Tuesday that she has “no idea” whether she will be fit in time for Wimbledon this month after a “freak injury” forced her to retire from the Rothesay Open at Nottingham after just 36 minutes of her first-round match against Viktorija Golubic.

Raducanu took a three-minute injury timeout after the third game, in which she held her serve to take a 2-1 lead. The early signs were that her problem had been resolved, as she immediately broke the Golubic serve for a second time, but her opponent reeled off the next three games while Raducanu received further attention from the physio at every change.

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Written by Greg Wood at Nottingham Tennis Centre
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