Nick Kyrgios has accomplished surgical procedure and began his street to restoration after lacking out on the Australian Open.
The Australian, tipped as one of many favourites for Melbourne Park, was left “devastated” and “exhausted” after being pressured to withdraw earlier than his first-round match with a knee harm.
Last yr’s Wimbledon finalist was in a position to play an charity exhibition match days earlier with Novak Djokovic, however finally opted for surgical procedure.
“I’ll be doing everything I can to get back to my best,” the 27-year-old mentioned after a profitable operation.
“To the real ones checking in and sending the vibes…. I love you.”
Kyrgios, whose harm involved a cyst rising in his meniscus, is now anticipated to overlook three to 4 weeks.
The goal for a return may see him again on the courtroom at Indian Wells, which begins 8 March.
Kyrgios shall be a critical contender for the tournaments on the east coast of the United States, with Miami following on 22 March earlier than consideration turns to clay and the Monte-Carlo Masters on 9 April in preparation for the French Open on 28 May.
“I’m devastated, obviously,” mentioned Kyrgios. “It’s my home tournament. I’ve had some great memories here. Obviously, last year winning the title in doubles and playing the best tennis of my life probably.
“Then going into this event as one of the favourites, it’s brutal. All I can do now is just look forward, do what I need to do and come back.”