Leylah Fernandez said that she had a great deal of anxiety during her doctor’s visit because she was afraid the doctor would deliver bad news. At the French Open, Fernandez, 19, suffered a Grade 3 stress fracture. Fernandez was informed that she would have to miss Wimbledon and the entire grass season.
Fernandez had originally planned to compete in the Citi Open in Washington and play an exhibition match at the Atlanta Open in late July, but he was forced to withdraw from both of those events. Fernandez defeated Storm Sanders in the opening round of the National Bank Open in Toronto on Monday, marking her comeback to competitive play.
It was enormous. My palms were sweating and my heart was beating as I left for the doctor’s appointment. According to Fernandez, who spoke to Sportsnet, “I was sitting there kind of tapping my foot and then thinking what happens if the doctor says no.
‘Everything’s going to be alright, stop thinking, play your Sudoku, go on Instagram, or do anything you want in the waiting area,’ my dad said me as he stood next to me.
Fernandez upon learning the excellent news
“Fortunately, the doctor came with the good news after the x-ray and when he went to check it out.
I immediately smiled when he said, “You have the green light, you can do whatever you want.” When we told my mom, I believe she had a few tears in her eyes since she understood how difficult it was for me, I looked at my dad and said, “Fernandez.
Fernandez felt deprived when she learned she had a Grade 3 stress fracture because she would be sidelined for a long time. Fortunately, her recuperation has gone smoothly, and she won’t be missing any significant North American hard court swing events this year.