physically too short, Gaël Monfils forfeited for Wimbledon

By Vincent Audy

In recovery after his foot injury, the French No. 1 is still too short to participate in the Grand Slam on grass and wants to be 100% ready for the summer

After Roland-Garros, the tricolor clan will again be orphaned by its leader at Wimbledon. Gaël Monfils announced this Thursday his package for the Grand Slam on grass (June 27 – July 10). Bothered by a heel spur in his right heel for two months, the French n°1 has not played again since the Masters 1000 in Madrid in early May.

Return to Hamburg on July 18

Despite everything, he wants to be reassuring about the state of his injury. “I got back to training this week and felt really good. I will therefore be able to gradually increase the intensity of my sessions from now on and spend more time on the court to get back in shape from a physical and tennis point of view,” the 35-year-old wrote. on his social networks. La Monf’ still feels too physically fit to line up for a best-of-five Grand Slam tournament.

The Parisian wants to focus on the summer period and announce a return to the Hamburg tournament, on clay, on July 18. He will continue by Kitzbuel before heading to the United States for the American tour.

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